Paris Attacks, Mandate Letters, Naomi Klein and Drizzie – Your Week in Review

November 13, 2015 Syrian War Stakes Out a New “Theatre” At least 128 people died and many more were critically injured tonight, as IS (Islamic State) claimed responsibility for coordinated attacks in Paris. The events have resulted in Facebook becoming the largest funeral parlour in the world where well-worn expressions of grief rub shoulders with personal […]

Week in Review: November 1 – November 7

November 7, 2015 Indonesian Forest Fires Illustrate How Profiteers Use World’s Atmosphere As Their Own Personal Sewer The CO2 emissions from the deliberately set Indonesian forest fires have reached 1.62 billion megatons (1620,000,000,000,000 tons), with Indonesia now taking the 4th largest CO2 emitter spot from Russia. The CO2 emissions from the fires will soon equal […]

The Man Beneath the Veil

Lynton Crosby. Most of us heard his name for the first time in early September. He is a Lord Voldemort of political professionals, a master of the dark arts who specializes in ripping apart tenuous bonds between neighbours and there, in the vacuum, systematically works the “divide and conquer” algorithm until the big problem of […]

We, the Grace Foundation…

Your Working Girl is not sure if you’ve been kept in the loop on the brouhaha with the New Brunswick foundation asking Justin Trudeau for a refund on his speaking fee, but she didn’t want the weekend to close without sharing.  Chairperson, Ian Webster confirmed a couple of weeks ago that the charity was no […]

“Charity creates a multitude of sins”

Your Working Girl’s dear friend Oscar Wilde knew a thing or two about sin and, perhaps unpredictably, quite a bit about charity.  For anyone involved in the fundraising world, the early reports of what’s going down with the Grace Foundation in St. John, New Brunswick could make you a bit queasy. A board member of the Grace […]