A humanitarian acupuncture project in India that Flemming would have loved

On the first anniversary of my father’s death, I find myself occupied with the launch of a new website. How fitting, because he would have loved this project. Barefoot Acupuncturists offers acupuncture to the poor in the slums of Mumbai, … Continue reading

Canadian Budget January 2009

Sent to: The Hon. Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Ottawa, ON Dear Mr. Flaherty: I hear that you are consulting widely prior to finalizing your budget proposals. I trust that you are giving adequate consideration to two groups of people: … Continue reading

Canada in the world

Yesterday I saw Jeffrey Sachs on CPAC, and was most impressed. He is Special Advisor to Kofi Annan on the subject of the Millennium Goals, and is with the Earth Institute of Columbia University. He expressed most eloquently some thoughts … Continue reading