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Making room for messiness

June 2, 2014

For the past two weeks we’ve been in the middle of our semi-annual domestic meltdown. Meltdown features include: emergency school visits necessitating precipitous departures from work implementation of new household rules precipitating epically draining tantrums academic and medical appointments requiring multiple (often sudden) scheduling changes. As messy, exhausting and difficult as these periods are, what [...]

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An online cure for an unsustainable model of leadership

August 23, 2011

Jack Layton’s death has me thinking back over many years of NDP activism, going back to the very first campaign I ever worked on: Dan Heap’s 1984 election campaign, when one of the most tireless presences in the committee room was that of Dan’s young constituency assistant, Olivia Chow.¬†And it especially has me thinking about [...]

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The 10 lies of working late

June 9, 2010

It’s not late if you’re not tired. It’s not work if you’re in bed. It’s not late if your friends are still online. It’s not work if it’s blogging. It’s not late if you like working at this hour. It’s not work if the TV is on. It’s not late if you can sleep in [...]

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