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Obert Madondo
Works at Canadian Progressive World.
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With strong-worded open letter, former US president Jimmy Carter and other Nobel Peace Prize laureates urge Obama to reject Keystone XL pipeline.
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This week Canada’s two main opposition parties declared war on the Conservatives’ Orwellian Fair Elections Act. One that could bring down Harper during the 2015 federal election.
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper is not qualified to criticize Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's recent f-bomb. He's the world’s worst talent scout.
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The annual operating budget for the Prime Minister Protection Detail (PMPD) jumped from $9.1 million in 2006, when Harper assumed power, to the current $19.6 million.
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In the “genocidal” wilderness of Canada’s tar sands, a renaissance has begun.
Crystal Lameman from Beaver Lake Cree First Nation and Eriel Deranger of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation lead Canada's indigenous tar sands. resistance.
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The NDP has tabled a motion in the House of Commons that would limit Stephen Harper's use of Challenger jests to Canadian government business only.
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Orwellian Fair Elections Act is proposed state-sponsored advance election fraud. The Conservatives are trying to put Canadian democracy to sleep.
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Activist. Blogger. Publisher. Writer. Armature political and social commentator. Ex-International Development Worker
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Journalism, Web Design, Editing, Publishing, Blogging, Creative Writing, Public Speaking, New Media, Event Planning, Content Development, Speech Writing,
Employment
  • Canadian Progressive World.
    Publisher, Editor and Blogger, 2011 - present
  • Konrad Adenauer Foundation
    Senior Program Officer, 1998 - 2000
  • Margaret Dongo, MP, Zimbabwe
    Speechwriter. Personal Assistant. Campaign worker, 2004 - 2000
  • CAP AIDS Network Inc.
    Executive Director, 2008 - 2010
  • CAP AIDS Network Inc.
    Program Coordinator, 2007 - 2008
  • CAP AIDS Network Inc.
    Fundraising And Administration Coordinator, 2005 - 2007
  • CAP AIDS Network Inc.
    Volunteer, 2003 - 2010
  • AfricaFiles
    Volunteer Online Content Editor, Coordinator and Social Media Consultant, 2004 - 2009
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Ottawa, CANADA
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Zimbabwe - Gutu, Zimbabwe - Harare, Zimbabwe - Dayton, Ohio, US - Toronto, Canada
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Obert Madondo an Ottawa-based progressive political blogger, publisher and activist.
Introduction
Obert is the founder and publisher of these blogs: The Canadian Progressive; Canada Petro State; Brave New Immigrant; and Canadian Progressive (Tumblr). He's also a fearless and passionate activist, accomplished public speaker, writer and journalist. 

Obert is published or quoted here: The Huffington Post, CBC News, Ottawa Citizen, The Canadian Progressive, Toronto Sun, Rabble.ca, Metro News, The Charlatan, EMC Kanata, The Dominion, Ground Report, AfricaFiles & New Zimbabwe.

Obert has previously served as a speechwriter to Margaret Dongo, a former independent MP in Zimbabwe, and international development executive with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and a registered Canadian charity. 

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  • University of Toronto
    present
  • University of South Africa
  • University of Toronto
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Why Canadians Should Reject The Russell Williams Crime Movie
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This week, the American made-for-TV movie about the Russell Williams murders will make it Canadian television debut. An Officer and a Murder

Only YOU can empower The Canadian Progressive!
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An Indiegogo fundraiser to create a platform for hard-hitting, independent, grassroots, progressive and activist-oriented journalism in Cana

The Launch of Honouring Indigenous Women, Hearts of Nations - Vol. 2
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We would like to print 800 copies of this book for its multi-city launch including Vancouver, Edmonton, Regina, Toronto, Peterborough, Ottaw

Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive
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Obert an Ottawa-based activist, progressive political blogger and publisher of The Canadian Progressive blog.

OPSEU President demands immediate apology from Corrections Minister
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OPSEU President demands immediate apology from Corrections Minister for blaming staff for inmates violence at London's Elgin-Middlesex Deten

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair Grills PM Harper On Senate Expenses Scandal (VIDEO)
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NDP leader Tom Mulcair grills PM Harper on Senate expenses scandal. A prosecutorial Mulcair shined during the House of Commons' Question Per

Waterloo Must Amend Discriminatory Rental Housing Licensing Bylaw: Ontar...
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Waterloo must amend discriminatory rental housing licensing bylaw to advance human rights for the disadvantaged, says the Ontario Human Righ

CBC threatens to take Harper Government to court over budget Bill C-60
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CBC threatens to take Harper Government to court over budget Bill C-60, says legislation threatens its journalistic, creative and programmin

Shareholders vote for McDonald’s to assess its health impacts
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Shareholders vote for McDonald’s to assess its health impacts. Moms, health professionals urge junk food giant to leave hospitals, stop mark

Robocalls election fraud: Federal Court ruling "a powerful victory"
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Robocalls election fraud: Federal Court ruling "a powerful victory", says Maude Barlow, chairperson of the Council of Canadians.

Robocalls: Federal Court finds fraud, Supreme Court appeal considered
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Robocalls: Federal Court finds fraud, Supreme Court appeal considered by the Council of Canadians, applicants and lawyers.

Dissent or Terror: New Report Details How Counter Terrorism Apparatus Wa...
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Dissent or terror: New report details how counter terrorism apparatus was used to monitor Occupy movement nationwide.

Sierra Club Canada: Shipment of LIQUID radioactive waste presents unprec...
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Sierra Club Canada and concerned groups argue that a planned shipment of LIQUID radioactive waste from Canada to the US presents unprecedent

Aaron Swartz’s Last Gift: Site Launches Whistleblower Safe House
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Aaron Swartz's last gift: Site launches whistleblower safe house, deaddrop, an "opensource drop box for leaked documents along the lines of

Statements: Resignation of Harper’s Chief of Staff Nigel Wright
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From the day it emerged that Stephen Harper's chief of staff Nigel Wright cut a $90,000 personal cheque to cover Sen. Mike Duffy’s fraudulen

The Humanitarian Coalition Launches Joint Appeal for Syrian Refugees
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The Humanitarian Coalition launches joint appeal for Syrian refugees, urges to Canadians to help as the conflict in the Middle Eastern count

Damning findings removed from Sen. Mike Duffy’s audit report: documents
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Source: CTV News The Senate’s internal economy committee sanitized the original audit of Sen. Mike Duffy’s expenses to remove damning findin

Conservative Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in ‘crack cocaine’ video scandal
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Conservative Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in 'crack cocaine' video scandal. New York news blog Gawker says there's a recent video showing Ford smo

Peter Penashue: Harper’s “strong voice” rarely heard in the House
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Peter Penashue: Harper's "strong voice" rarely heard in the House. It uttered only 977 words out of the 8 million spoken on the floor of the

NDP demands action on missing $3.1 billion in anti-terrorism funding
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NDP demands action on missing $3.1 billion in anti-terrorism funding, according to a motion tabled by New Democrat Treasury Board critic Mat