Friday, September 30, 2022

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Passiveness toward crime compromises community safety

Passiveness toward crime compromises community safety
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Two different but possibly connected encounters with criminal acts have me more convinced than ever that our society is far too soft on crime. A few weeks ago, I witnessed a man stealing two large boxes of product from a Vancouver dollar store. As he...

BIG Wrap

Russia to formally annex four more areas of Ukraine

Russia's Vladimir Putin will hold a signing ceremony on Friday to annex four more areas of Ukraine after referendums condemned by Ukraine and the...

Ian approaches Florida as strong Category 4 hurricane

Hurricane Ian is gaining strength as it nears the Florida coast in the United States' southeast, with sustained winds approaching 250 km/h, the BBC reports. Millions...

BIG Exclusives

Rule of law wins in pastor’s successful appeal against pandemic protest contempt charges

Rule of law wins in pastor’s successful appeal against pandemic protest...

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On Friday, July 22, the Alberta Court of Appeal overturned Calgary Pastor Artur Pawlowski’s conviction for contempt of court after he held church services...
The demise of Roe v. Wade – breaking down the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Dobbs case

The demise of Roe v. Wade – breaking down the U.S....

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The Supreme Court of the United States recently released its much-anticipated decision (anticipated due in no small part to the leak of a draft...
Diving beneath the surface of the energy transition discussion

Diving beneath the surface of the energy transition discussion

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A few weeks ago in BIG Media, I talked about the “Energy Transition” of the 21st century - Examining the real meaning of ‘energy transition’...

BIG Chuckle

Top 5 Things You Can Do For Less Than $3 Per Week

It is no secret that high inflation is putting the financial squeeze on many of us. That means it is more important than ever...

Hey Doc – am I nuts?

With so many people saying that I am crazy to launch a media company that does not accept advertising, I decided to pay a...

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How to talk to a journalist who uses the term ‘climate change denier’

Dear Media Friends, PLEASE stop using phrases such as "the fight to stop climate change", "climate change deniers", and especially "climate denier". Seriously – you...

Wanted: intelligent humans who can string together a few sentences

BIG Media Ltd. is expanding to become a global platform, and in order to do so effectively, we need editorial contributors in all corners...

Reductio ad absurdum and the war of principles over abortion

On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Roe v Wade ruling, which had determined in 1973 that the Constitution of the United States generally...

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Message from the Precedent

I want to set a precedent by posting a link to a story that I believe is a particularly important read. Brad Hayes' piece Taking a critical look at the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ is an excellent example of how BIG Media contributors are challenging people to think critically about big issues. I encourage my fellow members to post links to important stories with or without personal commentary. Our site looks best when posts are accompanied by images so attach a screenshot of an image that goes with the story or whatever image you deem suitable. The stories highlighted in your post will often be from other media outlets. They could be excellent pieces of journalism, sensationalistic garbage, or simply thought-provoking pieces. Sometimes they will lead to in-depth analysis in a BIG Media article. You are also welcome to post your thoughts on an issue without linking to another story. Conversation starters are...