Posts filed under: Social Justice

  • 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...
  • A simple visit to the ATM made me think about inequality and social change
So I dropped my son Spencer off at a laser tag birthday party recently. I was a little annoyed that I couldn’t stay and play....
  • Milton Friedman's economics - is that really what we should adhere to? Speaker David Peck takes on economic change.
July 31st marks the 102nd anniversary of Milton Friedman’s birthday and I’m wondering if we really still believe that the social responsibility of business is solely...
  • How honest are attacks ads in politics? We need to make social change happen already.
So according to a recent advert I found stuck in my front door, one political move has made Justin Trudeau a “tax and spend liberal.”...
  • 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...
  • As I speaker, I love opportunities to hear refreshing viewpoints from up-and-coming politicians like Max Khan
I met Max Khan recently at a local Starbucks and we enjoyed an overpriced coffee and hyper-caloried muffin together. We talked social change, politics and...
  • 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...
  • What’s Good For The Gander Is Not So Good For Most Geese, as keynote speaker David Peck writes
I was at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto recently for several meetings. There was a teacher’s conference going on and a huge crowd around the...
  • 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...