The secrets of powerful protesters
When people think of protests the first image is often people holding signs, chanting, and walking in a circle or just standing still. Protesting is an art. It’s used to fight the authorities (those who have more power than you) so you can get what you want. Many protests are similar – chanting and holding signs, often in front of a place related to the authorities they’re challenging. The most successful have had their own style and image.
If anyone wants proof that there really is a method in any field, you just have to find experts. Experts are people in their field who know the best way to do something; expert protesters (aka activists) are people who have got what they want, made changes to better their lives and the lives of others.
Strong Canadians supported Mandela’s movement for Freedom; Mandela remembered Canada and Canadians remember him today
On December 5, media around the world, including the BBC broadcast the death of Nelson Mandela. His death was announced at 9:00pm local time by President Jacob Zuma. Since then the world has been remembering Mandela, including the Great White North.
In Canada flags have been flying at half mast.
Today the Canadian delegation for Mandela’s state funeral set for December 15 landed in Johannesburg. Continue reading
Bringing people around the world together today and for ages to come
On December 5, former South African President and leader of the end of apartheid in South Africa, Nelson Mandela, passed away peacefully at the age of 95. But he’s one who will be remembered for ages.