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Entries by Craig and Marc Kielburger from 03/2012

Remembering Leaders Who Don't Make Robocalls

| Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada Politics

Today the news is full of stories about fraudulent phone calls and fake Twitter accounts. If there's an antidote to this poison, it's to be found in leaders like Cory Booker, the man who turned around Newark, New Jersey. In 2010, the city had its first murder-free month in more than half a century.

Toppling a Regime One Joke at a Time

| Posted 03.13.2012 | Canada

Zarganar has spent 11 of the past 24 years in prison, put there by the Burmese government that doesn't appreciate his jokes. Asked why he chose to become a comedian rather than a dentist, Zarganar replies, "One dentist can open one mouth. One comedian can open 11,000 mouths."

Saving Lives Can Start With a Stove

| Posted 03.22.2012 | Canada

When you're trying to help make a better world, it's easy to get wrapped up in the big problems. Sometimes it's important and valuable to celebrate the little victories and marvel at how such a small action can make such an enormous difference. Simple clean-burning stoves can saves millions of lives.