Alheli Picazo

Alheli Picazo is a retired elite athlete who is still passionate about health, fitness and human kinetics. After her athletic career Picazo became keenly interested in politics and am now actively involved in promoting and contributing to the progressive cause. Areas that she tends to focus on are the ethics, accountability and accuracy from politicians and the media. Picazo's goal is to engage in a meaningful political debate and combat apathy by shedding light on the information and stories that traditional media sources don't always provide.

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Oct 17, 2011

#OccupyCanada -- Calgary

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Although the #OccupyCalgary demonstrators voiced their solidarity with the American people, the Calgary "occupiers" were generally more concerned about the issues here at home.
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Sep 11, 2011

9/11-worthy media

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A list of worthy articles and documentaries on this 10th anniversary of 9/11.
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Aug 27, 2011

Rest in peace, Mr. Layton

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Jack Layton will be laid to rest today. Though I didn't always agree with his politics, I will always be thankful for his dedication to the issues that mattered most. Thanks for everything, Jack.
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May 2, 2011

Sun TV: Let the astroturfing begin!

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The Conservatives, Sun Media, and the National Citizen's Coalition are working together in a desperate attempt to secure a Harper majority.
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Apr 27, 2011

Sun TV: Because facts have a well-known liberal bias

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Sun News Network, a channel brought to by its own sense of self importance, is the epitome of pseudo-journalism, comprised of on-air personalities with the intellectual curiosity of Sarah Palin.
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Apr 22, 2011

Election 2011: Debate absenteeism

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The current election campaign has seen an unprecedented number of candidates -- primarily Conservatives -- opting out of all-candidate forums, town hall events, and scheduled debates.
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Mar 3, 2011

Secondary suites and the right to affordable housing

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Affordable housing should never be considered a privilege, but a basic human right. How affordable Calgary will be in the future depends on the legalization of secondary suites.

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