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What Caught My Eye This Week

What Caught My Eye This Week

  So my technique really is I like to hear people that have different views, and try to figure out, as I said earlier, what is it that has created their view of life. My attempt is to try to understand those with whom I disagree. ~ Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaking to Time about her new book, Fascism: A Warning, on generosity of spirit being the best antidote to the qualities that enable fascism I love podcasts. Rather than listening to music or staring mindlessly out the window, I try to listen to use the time to

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What Caught My Eye This Week

Martin Luther King

  The most authentic way to honor my father is to commit to the work of creating a more peaceful, just, humane world. Let quotes coincide with conscious efforts to eradicate poverty, militarism and racism (privilege + power = oppressive policies + culture). ~ Bernice King on the 50th anniversary of her father's assassination. Following a request from the Toronto Pride Society, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders announced this week that the force would withdraw its application to participate in this year's pride parade.  Deputy Chief Barbara McLean was on CBC's Metro Morning this week to speak about the force's

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What Caught My Eye This Week

Broken TV

  I think it's great that corporate America is standing with me and the rest of my friends. Because when you come against any one of us, whether it be me or anybody else, you're coming against all of us. And I think it's important that we stand together as both corporate and civic America to take action against these people and show them that they cannot push us around, especially when all we're trying to do here is save lives. ~ Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor David Hogg to CNN on advertisers pulling their support of Fox News host

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What Caught My Eye This Week

FaceBook

  I think it’s a clear signal that this is a major trust issue for people, and I understand that. And whether people delete their app over it or just don’t feel good about using Facebook, that’s a big issue that I think we have a responsibility to rectify. ~Mark Zuckerberg to the New York Times on the #DeleteFaceBook movement in  the wake of the Cambridge Analytica breach. Young people across the world took part in March For Our Lives rallies, keeping up the pressure on law makers. They are woke and turning fear into fearlessness, refusing to be silent. The

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