To the Editor: Throughout history, most countries have relied on a supreme authority figure to make national decisions. People seem to have an instinctual need for someone to make political decisions for them. This may originate in our early years, when parents take care of us and make decisions for us. An alternative process is… Read More Letter: Can democracy in the US survive? – News – seacoastonline.com – Portsmouth, NH | + Opinion
Evidence shows that women perceive and experience corruption differently than men, and that women suffer corruption to a greater extent due to the unequal power relations between men and women Source: The Link Between Corruption and Gender Inequality: A Heavy Burden for Development and Democracy | Wilson Center Opinion: This is just a follow-up to… Read More The Link Between Corruption and Gender Inequality: A Heavy Burden for Development and Democracy | Wilson Center | + Opinion
Taylor said human trafficking does not operate in the way it is portrayed in movies… “Our misconceptions make [human traffickers] lives so much easier,” Taylor said. “If we’re all thinking of it as a kidnapping situation, we’re going to miss the people who are building that trust and finding [victim’s] weaknesses, and that’s how sex… Read More Morehead State University :: State official to speak about human trafficking Nov. 7 | + Opinion
Source: Alleged RCMP secret leaker Cameron Ortis granted bail with conditions | CTV News Opinion: He hasn’t been proven guilty in a court of law but I was surprised to read this headline. Here’s a potentially damaging series of actions that could jeopardize not only security within Canada but around the world. The judge’s response?… Read More Alleged RCMP secret leaker Cameron Ortis granted bail with conditions | CTV News | + Opinion
A recent poll says Climate Change is the number one issue facing Canadian voters as they head into a federal election. Source: Greenpeace calls for climate action with art | CTV News
The small changes that can have a big impact. Source: Want to cut down on plastic waste? Here’s what the experts recommend | CBC Life
India’s government approves ban on e-cigarettes Source: India’s government approves ban on e-cigarettes One of the world’s most noxiouly polluted places takes a step on something easy and not harmful to the coffers of TPTB?