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Included here, http://www.globalwomanpeacefoundation.org/three-days-with-global-woman-p-e-a-c-e-foundation-washington-dc-october-2017-walk-a-thon-to-endfgm/ Hilary Burrage’s summary our cooperative Washington DC G.W.P.F. @1GlobalWoman Events Oct 20-Oct 22 2017, written with eloquence – it’s a must-read on current #NoFGM debates @dwalshmedia @Arifa_Nasim, @E2Eradicate #EndFGM #antiFGMGlobal #GAFGM

Lower Island News, July 2017, “Hiding the horrible: Unwittingly eating horse meat“, Volume 34, Issue 2

Lower Island News, Washington DC National Mall award ceremony G.W.P.F. Walk 2016, December 2016, Volume 33, Issue 4

Lower Island News, WWII: “One man’s humiliation – telling the story “, September 2016, Volume 33, Issue 3

Lower Island News, LIN writer Diane Walsh has been selected to receive a Certificate of Recognition 2016 in Washington DC for advocacy & reporting, covering FGM/C globally Diane Walsh, National Mall, Washington DC, Oct 15_2016, Certificate of Recognition, Reporting on FGM

Lower Island News, SeaWorld polishes its marketing message partnering with Humane Society of the US, June 2016, Volume 33, Issue 2

Lower Island News, The Beluga’s Culture Shock – Seeing the world through the “Bubble”. Musing from East Scotland, March 2016, Volume 33, Issue 1

Pacific Free Press, Whitewhale: Canary in a Fish Bowl, December 10, 2015

[mentions] Lower Island News, LIN attends book launch at the Guardian in London, December 2015; “Continuing the international fight to eradicate FGM“, August 2015

Lower Island News, “The cocooning of Canada“, August 2015, link to my video and Mirror article St Andrews bagpiper’s peace-act (I am the one w/ the pink bag at back/left side)

Lower Island News, “Battle lines and battle scars“, May 2015, Volume 2, Issue #2. (Update: May 2, 2015 – Dr. Morissanda Kouyate’s statement here)

Lower Island News, “Are rail passengers ALSO getting fracked by BIG OIL“, February 2015, Volume 32 Issue #1

Lower Island News, “We are the ones who can’t be ignored” February 2015, Volume 32 Issue #1 – Global Woman P.E.A.CE Foundation, Washington DC Walk  Nov 8, 2014

Lower Island News, Public education is governed: you must govern it with your vote  November 2004, Volume 31, Issue 4

The Royal Commonwealth Society, London, Sharing Canada’s Anguish, Oct 29, 2014

Lower Island News, Mixed blood – A tribute to Madame Paoli, Marie de France, August 2014, Issue 31, Issue 3

Ocean Beach Rag, Proposed New TV series on Reality for Whales in Captivity, May 1, 2014 and Gorrilla Radio Blog April 30, LIN June 2014

Lower Island News, “Canada at the UN“, March 2014, Volume 31, Issue 1

The Source Newspaper, Canadian artists say , “No to FGM”, March 4,2014

The Source Newspaper, Blueprints for greening Vancouver, January 21, 2014, Volume 14, Issue 1

The Source Newspaper, forum of diversity (cover story) Cultural open house – traditions preserved and shared, January 6, 2013, Volume 13, No. 35

Lower Island News, Sanctuary is possible for the captive whale. Whales dancing the Macarena – it does NOT have to be this way!. Volume 30, Issue 5, December 2013

Hummingbird – humming for what?. Rather death than humiliation, a Syrian activist speaks. Volume 30, Issue 4, October 2013

Coop Média de Montréal, Menacée, attaquée, critiquée – Josée Gavi, fondatrice de l’ONG AMEVI-TOGO lutte sans relâche contre les MGF, le 17 Septembre, 2013

Lower Island News. “Two sides of the coin“, Volume 30, Issue #3, July 2013 (original: Canna.Digest, Summer 2013)

1World Online – Social Research Engine, “Journalism about more than entertainment, regurgitation” July 5, 2013

Canna-Digest, DEA still fighting [industrial] hemp production, April 13, 2013 and in Lower Island News,  “MJ and Hemp , distinguished: A necessary learning curve not yet achieved..“, Volume 30, Issue 2, April 2013

UN Special Magazine, “Change the fate of girls: It’s in our hands“, Zero Tolerance-UN Resolution. To view pdf. UN Special: February 2013 edition  scroll to page 18 for my article http://www.unspecial.org/2013/02/change-the-fate-of-girls-it’s-in-our-hands/

Salem-News, The Rebel – Dissident News, “Sustain Hemp to Sustain our Habitat“, January 2013 (post: Canna-Digest)

Lower Island News, UN Eye Wide Open , Volume 30, Issue 1, January 2013

MediaGeode, #IdleNoMore Train trip to Washington, DC: a little ditty, November 1, 2013

MediaGeode, “WashingtonDC: ‘post-Sandy’ ghost town ” selected pics, October 30, 2012

Lower Island News, “Don’t miss the boat: a call-out toYouth: Belonging Victoria’s Youth-Homelessness Summit”, Volume 29, Issue 3, September 2012

A Hemp Lifestyle Magazine, “A Hemp Textile Industry in British Columbia “, May 2012, Issue 05  (article, con’t on p.14) here

Lower Island News, “No just cockatoo nibbles and fish bait anymore” Victoria’s Local Food Movement, Volume 28, Issue #7, March-April 2012 Re-published in Salem-News

Lifestyle Insider, “The Kestral: Sustainable Transport“, Issue 3, March 2012

Essay in vain? You be the one to decide. Backstory is: I worked very hard on an  MOE BC GOV intelligence analyst assessment required-essay for this posting competition requirement. Having completed it, the posting got cancelled! But I think the essay, stands in its own right…www.wwf.ca has a copy.

Mediageode, The job before us  here is the essay for the MOE job on the subject of, ‘the underground trade of illegal-alien species’, November 30, 2011 (reader note: non-indigenous animals often referred to as ‘exotics’)

The Prague Post (now on line), Songs for Sinners, Nov 18, 2011

Pacific Free Press, Catching the freedom wave musician, November 9, 2011. Re-published here.

UNFPA/UNICEF publication, my FGM article translated into Arabic, October 2011. Huge step for world-wide movement!

Salem-News, “Paving the way with hempcrete”, October 17, 2011.  Republish in LIN. Also see here

Mediageode, Tarsands Demo in Ottawa, Sept 26, 2011. (c) mediageode 2011 D. Walsh album

Lower Island News, “Odd Fellows donate $2, 700 to diabetes“, September, 2011 Volume 28 Issue #3-4

Salem-News, “BC’s economic boom in industrial hemp, forthcoming”, July 16, 2010. Republished in Lower Island News, “100 Mile House Plantation“, September 2011, Volume 28 Issue#3-4

Mediageode, Flotilla II: Kevin Neish well-wishes Rally – Hopes to reach Gaza, June 25, 2011

The Leftist, UK, Art depictions of political events, June 2011 (c) mediageode 2011. Search on twitter, as of 2013.

MF Magazine, “Brookes Nevin“, Issue 17, Summer edition, May 2011

Pacific Free Press, “Like to support local art?” May 5, 2011

Salem-News, “Global Alliance Against FGM greatly needed“, May 5, 2011.

Republished in Lower Island News,“United Nations Fights FGM”, September 2011, and, also, Sott.net

West FM Kenya, “Latest news on FGM“, May 5, 2011

Mediageode,  Jasper Van’t Hof  benefit concert for GA-FGM – Versonnex, France, April 9, 2011

Salem-News, “Industrial hemp on the big scale: Will the US ever make that happen?”, May 3, 2011

Lower Island News, “Industrial Hemp: The American picture“, April/May 2011, Volume 28, Issue #2, p. 16

Barriers to Hemp Production Crumpling

My art published in the Guardian! The Guardian newspaper featured UN Women launch  & a photostream on Global Voices  To see my  art featured (scroll through). You can view original pieces on #FGM here: painting 1 and painting2 In addition, Setat women’s organization, an NGO in Kenya, used these for an educational workshop.

The Atlantic Wire, Top Tweets: AOL Buys HuffPO, Feb 7, 2011

Sott.Net, Society’s Child: “Say ‘No!’ to Female Genital Mutilation“, February 6, 2011. Featured in LIN

Salem-News, ‘EV-hemp car’, “The Kestrel” , Jan. 17, 2011.  Republished in LIN

Motive Industries in the news, scroll to “News” – Jan 2011

MF Magazine, “The Material“, Winter 2010/2011, Issue 16

MF Magazine, “Donna Loren“, Winter 2010/2011,  Issue 16

MF Magazine, “Marsha Thomson“, Winter 2010/2011, Issue 16

Lower Island News, “George Galloway speaking in Vancouver”, December 2010, Vol. 27, Issue #5 TO VIEW

Vancouver Observer, ” A vision for VGH’s Eye Care Centre”, November 30, 2010  TO VIEW

Lower Island News, “Linking successful gay activim with * worker’s fight for justice”, December 2010, Vol. 27, Issue #6 TO VIEW  Republished in PFP and Salem-News TO VIEW

Media Co-op, Referendum — amidst the blues being sung about the Blue Bridge, Nov 2, 2010. Republish in All Voices, The Blue Bridge, November 19, 2010.

MF Magazine, Wayne Wilkins”, November 5, 2010 TO VIEW

Salem-News, “H&C: A Posh Fashion Store”, Novemver 15, 2010 TO VIEW

MF Magazine, “Simon Fagan”, November 4, 2010 TO VIEW

Pacific Free Press, “Taking sides on the bridge debate: Chiming in with Dean Fortin at this juncture – *Blue Bridge*, November 4, 2010 TO VIEW

MF Magazine, American Idol finalist: “Anoop Desei”, November 2010 TO VIEW

Lower Island News, ” Aloha Palestine: A commentary on Palestinian Rights”, October-November 2010,

Vol. 27, Issue #4  TO VIEW

MF Magazine, “Hellz”, November  2010 TO VIEW

Lower Island News, “Promise, progress of Millenium Development Goals discussed”, Vol.27., Issue 4, TO VIEW

Vancouver Observer, “Survivor speaks about the attack on the 2010 Flotilla to Gaza”, Oct 2, 2010 TO VIEW  and  republished by Salem-News, Oct 9 TO VIEW

Vancouver Observer, “UN hones in on FGM”, Sept 29, 2010 TO VIEW

MF Magazine, “Tiffany Hines”, October 2010 TO VIEW

MF Magazine: “BTFL People”, Fall print Issue, October 2010

Lower Island News, “Feminine genital mutilation: a heinous practice”, August-September 2010, Vol. 2,

Issue # 3 TO VIEW

MF Magazine: H&C “Not just PC schtick – eco-fashion is where it’s at”, August 6, 2010     TO VIEW 

Pacific Free Press: “Ken O’Keefe: A Warrior of Heart”, July 14, 2010. TO VIEW

Vancouver Observer: “On the frontlines of the fight against FGM”, July 12, 2010. TO VIEW

MF Magazine: “Decadent Designs”, July 2010. TO VIEW

Lower Island News, “Concerns Surface over Canada’s political face to the world”, June-July 2010, Vol. 27, Issue #2 TO VIEW

Vancouver Observer: “Harper disfigures Canada’s political face with abortion position”, June 2, 2010. TO VIEW  Was posted by World Food Program (WFP), Hunger in the News category of their website VIEW here (suggests they liked the article ideas…!)

Vancouver Observer:  “Adrian Dix and a battle worth fighting for”, May 19, 2010. TO VIEW

Outlooks Magazine: “Twist on a twisted profession”, April 2010.

A& U Magazine: “One life: Chicago House’s Evany Turk”, April 2010, Issue 186. TO VIEW

J-Source, What the CAJ Should Do: members weigh in on this group-discussion, April 20, 2010. TO VIEW

Lower Island News: “Getting medical resources to Haiti’s victims”, February-March 2010, Volume 27, Issue #1. TO VIEW

All Voices: Revisiting the underground stories of 2009. Various; TO VIEW

Lower Island News: “Decriminalization or Legalization”, December 2009/January 2010, Volume 26, Issue #6. TO VIEW

Curve Magazine: “Recommended book pick”, December 2009. TO VIEW

[This edition happened to feature books written by Curve’s in-house writers (my being one of them)] Scroll down to p.40, look for the third book – it’s mine; also: NLGJA convention in Montreal: a book mention in “Author’s Cafe” Book Booth Event, September 12, 2009. Go to Google Books.

Lower Island News: “Will a hemp-textile economy ever be on the horizon in BC’s economic future”, October/November 2009, Volume 26, Issue 5.  click copy

Outlooks Magazine: contributors, June 2009 TO VIEW, masthead, September 2009 TO VIEW  included, Pride parade in English Bay (Geode: various) copy here

Lower Island News:  “Frank talk about economic options that could rescue BC”, August/September 2009, Volume 26, Issue 4.   republished copy here

Lower Island News: “HIV-AIDS Awareness”, August/September 2009, Volume 26, Issue #4.

Lower Island News: “Man, was that Fest Fun” Federal NDP Leader Jack Layton, leading the NDP contingent  in Vancouver’s 2009 Pride Parade.  Clearer photo(s) [1], [2]  here: TO VIEW

The Socialist: ” Trade Workers in the midst of constitutional lawsuits”. July 2009. Webzine, TO VIEW

Pacific Free Press: “Puff Pundit Ann Coulter Stoops to New Low”, June 25, 2009. TO VIEW

Lower Island News: “The Glass Wall: the People vs. Obama’s Supreme Court nomination”, May/June edition, Volume 26, Issue #3.

Website: “Heartfelt”, an interview with Gloria Feldt – Former President of US Planned Parenthood, June 3, 2009. TO VIEW

Pacific Free Press: “Penetrating Sotomayor’s Judicial Philosophy”, June 2, 2009.

Outlooks Magazine: “The Next Stop is Canada: N.L.G.J.A. turns to us”, June 2009. TO VIEW

MF Magazine:  “Lola and Emily”, May 2009. TO VIEW

Lower Island News, “Smug Liberals need a smack down”, May/June edition, Volume 26, Issue #3.

Pacific Free Press: “(Re) the Dawning of the Dread: BC Zombie Election Returns Campbell”, May 30, 2009. TO VIEW

Outlooks Magazine:  “Summer Holidays:  What about a Canadian Road trip?”, May 2009. TO VIEW

Lower Island News: “It’s time to come-out on my writings from the 1990’s”, March-April 2009, Volume 26, Issue #2.

Pacific Free Press: “What women desire”, April 12, 2009.

Street Newz: “Protestors at Oak Bay City Hall”, April 2009. TO VIEW

Pacific Free Press: “In a Different Light”, March 5, 2009. TO VIEW (Francis Crick 1961 letter)

Pacific Free Press: “In a Pig’s Eye: Making Silk out of the Economy’s Sow’s Ear”, February 20, 2009. TO VIEW

Lower Island News:  “McGill Professor Writes Daring Play: One of These Days“, January-February 2009,Volume 26, Issue #1.

Outlooks Magazine:  “Oh, Canada: Blissful and Bountiful”, February 2009 (scroll to page 10). TO VIEW

The Lower Island News: “Where’s your hard-earned money going now?: Passenger Tickets”, November/December 2008, Volume 25, Issue #6.

Pacific Free Press: “Victoria citizens model to the world”, Oct 28, 2008.

The Socialist: “A playful yet insightful interview with author and activist Greg Palast”, Oct 19, 2008. Webzine, TO VIEW

Pacific Free Press: “These Days of the Borg”, Oct 23, 2008.

Clout Magazine (of Press Telegram, LA Daily Media): “Cars with Clout: The Sun’s in our Grasp“, October/November 2008.

The Lower Island News: “An Unusual Election Climate”, September/October 2008, Volume 25, Issue #5  (front page);  VIDEO  with Dean Fortin on July 18, 2008, before being elected to the City of Victoria.

The Lower Island News: “Meet the Solar Taxi”, September/October, Volume 25, Issue #5.

Pacific Free Press: “Lifting the media black out on the Greens”, September 27, 2008.

The Prague Post:  Day& Night “Songs for Sinners”, September 17, 2008.  TO VIEW 

The Lower Island News: “— trade workers seeking decriminalization and – equality”, July/August, Volume 25, Issue #4. copy

Clout Magazine: “In the Pink”, August 2008.

Clout Magazine: “Everything you need to know for your prefect wedding: Resource Guide”, August 2008. TO VIEW cover, boo-hoo no clip to share

The Understory: “On Same-Sex Marriage, the Church, and the Charter”, July 2008, Vol. 2 No. 1.

Video caption, UVIC Professor of History Ben Issitt (specialty: history of Labour, in BC )  outlining perspectives on the municipal election in Victoria, BC – 2008 VIDEO

Socialist Worker: “Workers challenge Criminal Code”, June 2008, No. 497 (appeared in print & on-line editions) TO VIEW

CPIRC News:  “The Lure of the Internet”, Volume 8, Issue 2. TO VIEW

Straight Goods: “Distinctions in the — trade: Agency works to demystify and normalize the inevitable profession”, June 12, 2008  TO VIEW

The Lower Island News: “Talks about Stigmatization”, Part 2 of 2, May/June, Vol. 25 Issue #3. TO VIEW

Republic of East Vancouver: “Distinctions in the trade: Agency works to demystify and normalize the inevitable profession”, May 22 2008 to June 4 2008, No 189.

Socialist Worker: “Worker’s seek safe and secure work environment”, May 2008, No.496. (print edition only)

Curve Magazine: “Follow the Leader: the Head of Canada’s Green Party Helps Wave America’s Rainbow Flag”, May 2008, Volume 8, No. 4.   TO VIEW

Third Space: “Health/homelessness”, Spring 008, Spring 2008, Volume 25, Issue 1. (print edition only) JPG

Clout Magazine:  “Private  411”, June/July  2008. TO VIEW

Clout magazine: announces their Premier Issue, April 2009. (I created “Private 411” concept)

The Lower Island News: “Times are a’ changing on the Eco Front”, March/April 2008, Volume 25, Issue  #2 (Front page) TO VIEW

The Lower Island News: “Jody Paterson talks about her work with PEERS”, Part 1 of 2, March/April 2008, Volume 25, Issue #2.

The Lower Island News: The Honourable Denise Savoie speaking about the environmental challenges facing Victoria, Jan/Feb 2008, Volume 25, Issue #1.

The Republic of East Vancouver:  “More than just insidious spamming”, April 10, 2008 to April 23, 2008, No. 186.

Straight Goods: “Protecting coastal waters: NDP MP defends her private members’ bills to protect BC environment“, Nov 9, 2007.

J-source: the Canadian Journalism Project:  “The writer’s challenge and the publisher’s prerogative”, October 2007. TO VIEW

Outlooks Magazine: “Interview with Elizabeth May”, October 2007. Copy

Stanwood/Camano News: “Stanwood’s new stand”, August  2007. (article appeared front page ) Archived at SCnews:  www.scnews.com 

Xtra! West: “Beyond Mom and Pop Poses”, April 25, 2007 (print edition and as an on-line feature). TO VIEW

Xtra! West,  “He said, she said”, July 19, 2007 Reflections on Green Party

The Qualicum Totem, “Kidney Foundation says Thanks”, Dec 31, 2001. (print edition only, upon request)

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