Issue #72
September 17, 2012

Déjà Vu: Hundreds Die in Factory Fire

On March 25, 1911, a fire broke out at the Triangle Waist Company in New York. Over 500 employees were in the building, mostly young women who had newly immigrated to America. The fire escape collapsed, dropping many to their deaths. A critical exit was locked. People on the street watched as workers jumped out of windows. Even when fire trucks arrived, their ladders only reached the sixth floor of the nine story building. 146 people died. ... Read More

Sparking a Revolution with Film

I had the privilege of attending Rob Stewart’s new film, Revolution, last Wednesday evening at its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Revolution is the follow up to Sharkwater, his 2006 debut film, which is one of the highest grossing Canadian documentaries ever produced and has made Stewart a Canadian icon. ... Read More

Chickpea Fries with Garlic Mayo [RECIPE]

Recipe by Leah Lizarondo Shannon, The Brazen Kitchen I love french fries in all their glory. I like mine English/Belgian fusion style – doused with malt vinegar and egregiously dipped in garlic mayo ... Read More

AirBnB for Bikes

There are over 100 million bikes in the US and a billion on the planet. Most of those bikes aren’t used daily and sit idle more often than not. It’s a reality I know quite well. Our little househo ... Read More

September 21: World Gratitude Day

The world in which we live is plagued by plenty of hardships and negativity. Throughout our hectic day to day routines it’s easy to lose sight of what’s really important and to take for granted th ... Read More

Walmart: Most Solar Company in the US

Walmart’s sustainability initiatives frequently come under fire, and we have often been among those to point at Walmart’s repeated failure to live up to its green promises. ... Read More
Issue #72
September 17, 2012