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12 Year Old Boy Showed Up Prime Minister Canada Changed the World Craig Kielberger

How a 12 Year Old Boy Started a Movement and Changed the World

Foreward:  When researching and writing this article, my intent was for it to be the most complete, all encompassing post ever written about Craig Kielburger. At over 5,400 words long I believe I have achieved this. This is the definitive, epic, most complete and all encompassing post about Craig Kielburger you will find on the web.    

The Craig Kielburger Story

Making a Difference

In April 1995, 12 year old Craig Kielburger was sitting at the breakfast table before school one day.  Craig was searching for Calvin and Hobbes comics while eating his Cheerios.  He saw a headline in the Toronto Star newspaper that read “Battled child labour, boy, 12, murdered.”  Upon reviewing the ...

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Celebrate International Day Girl

Why We Need to Celebrate the International Day of the Girl … EVERYDAY!

Did you know that more than 62 million girls around the world have no access to education?  Worldwide and collectively, girls ages 5 to 14 spend more than 160 million hours more on household chores than boys of the same age do.  Globally, one in four girls are married before age 18.  Did you know that ...

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Linda Tirado with her infant daughter.

A Post That Went Viral: Linda Tirado on This Is Why Poor People’s Bad Decisions Make Perfect Sense

In October 2013, Linda Tirado, a 32-year-old mother of two who worked two low-paying jobs wrote a piece about poverty,  “Why I Make Terrible Decisions, or, poverty thoughts.”  It originaly was written in response to the question "Why do poor people do things that seem so self-destructive?", on a Gawker online forum.  Little did she know at the time that her post would go viral ... Her response was ...

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Donald Trump White House

Will My Daughter Be Safe In A Trump White House?

This letter was submitted by one of our loyal, southern readers requesting it to be published.  Given the power of the writing and the message I just couldn't ignore it.  I have added the accompanying images and videos to freshen up and support her argument.  

She requested anonymity for fear of possible negative repercussions from el Loco, Gringo, el Presidente Donaldo Trumpo and his evil, extremist, ultra-Conservative, alt-right minions.  

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International Children's Day

Special Feature: International Children’s Day Around the World

Did you know that International Children's Day is celebrated in all 144 countries around the world?  Were you aware that International Children's Day has it's roots from Massachusetts?  Or that Mustafa Kemal Atatürk of the Republic of Turkey in 1929 was the first national leader to declare it a national holiday?  Were you aware of ...

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