Posts tagged with: Change

  • 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....
  • 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...
  • David Peck writes about the loss of his father, and the impact it has on his relationship with his son
My Dad always wanted to travel through the Panama Canal. We were close to going together at one point, but his Parkinson’s disease had the...
  • 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...
  • Catch speaker David Peck's blog "Recycling Blues"
We live in a disposable society. It’s easier to throw things out than to fix them. We even give it a name – we call...
  • Catch David Peck's blog "H2Opportunities"
I’m writing this from DC at the Interaction conference. It’s a gathering of about 1,000 people getting together to talk, teach and learn about NGO’s,...