Tag Archives: politics

Politics: from the belly of the beast to the depths of our hearts

Friend Chris Demwell passed along Kai Nagata‘s personal, detailed, and insightful blog post chronicling the change of heart and realizations that prompted him to leave his position at CTV News. His post flits between the critical, large-scale, and the intimate, small-scale, in a way that really speaks to me and reminds me of what I […]

Just Metropolis — Opening Celebration

I’m in San Francisco from June 15 to 21 for a joint conference of the Planners Network, the ADPSR (Architects, Designers and Planners for Social Responsibility). Last night was the opening celebration of the conference. So far, I am blown away by the obvious love and care the organizers have poured into making it a […]

Blogathon 2009 – On politics and being political

Touching bases on my feelings around deliberate political action in the push for social change.

Lessons from the voting poll

Yesterday, in polls all across British Columbia, roughly 45% of the population entered a voting booth and cast two ballots: one asking whether to change the political system, and the other for the choice of a candidate to represent their interests in the BC legislature. “There were no men with machine guns, no security searches […]