I am watching the TV off and on, with my hand over my mouth since yesterday. Shock, horror, sadness, frustration. All of it mixed up in a scene that I saw unfold in the USA. Violence, kicking and punching, and yelling. Death, men with sticks, torches and riot gear. A car driven through a crowd with such speed and conviction that bodies flew, and then reversed to make a fast get away without regard for the devilish act that he had just executed. Keep Reading!
For centuries stories have been told filled with morals and lessons for children, that they would hopefully keep in their minds and relate to as they grew up. Many of these stories pertained directly to the natural world that sustains by cleaning the water under the soils, and in the lakes, cleans the air we breath and feeds us. Keep reading!
Law suits and Supreme Court hearings abound in Nova Scotia, over everything from Treaty rights, to consultation, to water contamination and various other health and environmental concerns. And it is the people and the government who work for those people who are at odds with each other. The government has created several situations, where private citizens have suffered health and financial setbacks and where the public has no other recourse except to file legal action in order to just have their voices heard and fight for their human rights. It seems bizarre that the people have no say or influence over what impacts them directly in a so called democracy, but, as is proven repeatedly throughout history, they do not. Keep reading!