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Don’t Get Mad. Who is Paul McCartney Twitter Trend Is Just Us, Years Later

By Jason Menard,

What is true greatness? It’s simple to define if you just reduce it to a mathematical equation. Greatness is equal to the exposure of the dominant market at any given time.

That’s why I don’t understand why certain segments of the Twitterverse are acting so incredulously over the fact that #whoispaulmccartney is trending. To the people who dominate the world of Twitter, The Beatles are a band of their parents’ – or grandparents’ generation.

But the biggest question isn’t #whoispaulmccartney, but rather, #whyarewecriticisingourkidsforbeingjustlikeus? Continue reading

Day of Silence Reminds Us of Need to Speak Up

By Jason Menard

As powerful as today’s National Day of Silence has the potential to be, to affect real change we need to use the other 364 day to speak up against name-calling, bullying, and harassment not just in schools, but everywhere.

The National Day of Silence is an event led by the U.S.-based Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network. It’s intent is to get students to take a vow of silence to bring attention to anti-lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgendered name-calling, bullying, and harassment. Continue reading