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Heckle: Early decorations

Our capitalist society needs to relax on the idea of squeezing consumers dry as early as possible to fulfill their shareholders’ interests. We, as shoppers, also need to take a stance and make our complaints heard where they can really be heard, with our wallets.
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Heckle: Wait for me to exit before you enter

Even though the premise is not that difficult, this still happens far too often. It all comes down to being a decent human being, a norm just as reasonable as holding a door or saying “bless you” when someone sneezes. If only those who are rushing into the elevators could understand it, but maybe they're in too much of a hurry to listen.
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When an active group of literal Nazis takes to the streets with torches, shouting things like “Blood and Soil” and bearing swastika-laden flags, suddenly everyone is concerned with being politically correct.
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Heckle: Street interviews

Normally these segments are designed to serve as harmless comedic fodder, but most of the time they come across as being condescending and mean-spirited.
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Heckle: Annual spring garbage thaw

The University of Ottawa’s environmental awareness has been formally recognized, with the most recent recognition in the UI Green Metric World University Ranking, where the U of O placed second in Canada and 27th in the world. But regardless of our international standing on the issue, seeing litter everywhere speaks volumes about our poor attitude towards the environment.
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Heckle: Whitewashing in movies

Imagine you’re producing a play detailing the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Who would you want to play the influential civil rights leader, Denzel Washington, Will Smith or David Oyelowo? When it came to a sim...
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Heckle: Christmas in November

Christmas. The holiday that gives the retailers wet dreams, and makes everyone else afraid to look at their bank accounts.  This holiday madness seems to have taken an unfortunate turn the last few years—a hol...