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Entries by Craig and Marc Kielburger from 06/2010

Buying local while working global

| Posted 06.04.2010 | World

Scott Gilmore offers a bet. With one phone call, the Ottawa native said he could get a trailer filled with bottled water shipped to the most remote co...

A billion dollar barrier between protesters and politicians

| Posted 06.11.2010 | World

Last we checked Canada was a free speech zone. It just seems whenever an international gathering rolls into town, things change. The Vancouver Oly...

Protesting for the Young at Heart

| Posted 06.21.2010 | World

There's a lot to learn from our elders -- the art of protest is no exception. Since 1987, the Raging Grannies have been showing protesters worldwide how to peacefully fight for justice and equality.

G20: Day One Blog

| Posted 06.22.2010 | World

Helena Brown says she suddenly had a realization of how much pent up anger she had towards the G20. There's nothing that gets people riled up like spending a billion dollars.

Broadening the Definition of Security

| Posted 06.23.2010 | World

For Rosaline Presence, security isn't about $1.2 billion. It's about $10. In South Africa, food security takes precedent over riot police and tear gas for 1.5 million people.

G20: Day Six Blog

| Posted 06.27.2010 | World

For the $1.2 billion the country spent on security, we saw very little protecting Toronto itself. A small group completely hijacked the peaceful message of the demonstration. The police did little to stop them.