Posts filed under: Human Rights

  • The almost-euphemistic term "human trafficking" is nothing more than modern slavery; we need social change now
August 23rd was the day that UNESCO designated the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, in their words they...
  • Human trafficking - human lives put on sale just as readily as any barcoded merchandise - is scarily present in today's society
On the 20th of February the Oakville Beaver published an article about cracking down on human trafficking. This is good news. Without a doubt. As...
  • social change for Cambodia is one of David Peck's favorite projects.
“My first trip to Cambodia was in 1998, only seventeen years after my family fled this war-torn country. I was shocked by much of what...
  • social change for Cambodia is one of David Peck's favorite projects.
Cambodia is in the midst of a massive economic land concessions crisis, resulting in nearly 2.2 million hectares of land being reallocated from farmers and...
  • Social Change Advocate writes about "A Happy Meal"
Please note that my Father passed away about two weeks after I wrote this piece on January 5th/2014. Look for a memorial follow up to...
  • Catch speaker David Peck's blog "Not in my Backyard"
Recently James Moore the Canadian Industry Minister’s comments sparked a wee bit of controversy around the age-old question about care and concern for others. Do...
  • Catch speaker David Peck's blog "Clusters Kill"
In a November 19th Globe article, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird announced that Canada would invest 10 million dollars over the next 18 months into...
  • Statue of Louis Riel, in "Blankets and the BNA", a blog from speaker David Peck
“When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said ‘Let us pray.’ We closed our eyes. When...
  • Catch speaker David Peck's blog "Shifting Sand"
Imagine standing alone on sinking sand. What a horrible fate that would be. A slow death, one that slowly squeezes the life out of you...
  • A shack on the outskirtts of Phnom Penh, accomapnying a blog from speaker David Peck
Today I’m wearing a Tommy shirt that I bought in Toronto for about 28 dollars. Think I paid about half price. Nice cotton. I like...