Still trying to figure out how to organize these; so many 'intersections' of issues May 7
"We were really surprised but found [the concept] new and interesting," said Ms Zhang. Despite the absence of genuine cadavers, Ms Zhang said the funeral services were realistic, involving coffins, floral bouquets, mourners, photographers and even emotion-packed speeches from friends of the 'deceased'. "The service has two parts - a 20-minute memorial service and a 15-20 minute 'life-death experience'," she said.
From muzzling scientists and stripping environmental protections to negotiating secretive trade agreements and trampling Indigenous rights, this government is silencing watchdogs and opening the country to devastation for the benefit of a few. Indigenous-led movements have responded by standing up across Canada to defend democracy, Indigenous rights and the land, water and air. In March, Idle No More organizers, along with Defenders of the Land, released a call for a Solidarity Spring, inviting more non-Indigenous people to get involved and work together. 1 That’s why this Earth Day we’re working with friends in the Idle No More movement to launch Skills for Solidarity , an online education program that will teach key lessons about our nations’ histories and ways that you can become a better ally.
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I used to manage the kitchen at an awesome bakery that focused on bread. There were croissants, muffins, cookies and turnovers, but mostly people came for whole loaves and our lunch-y stuff (soup, salads, pizza, and sandwiches made on the delicious bread). At least once a week, I'd field a phone call or a customer request asking to order cupcakes, which I would have to gently refuse since we didn't make them. People get AGGRO about cupcakes, holy shit. "WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU DON'T MAKE CUPCAKES, YOU'RE A BAKERY." Right, but we're in a major metro area.