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Bullying

Dave Pamah gives firefighting lecture to poor kids in Philippine School

Following my Asia book launch in Manila, I was approached by a school director of a school in Cavite, a province in the Philippines just outside Manila, to give a lecture to the kids during their” resiliency about firefighting” month which I gladly accepted to do. They say a picture paints a thousand words so … Continue reading »

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How to Deal with Workplace Bullies

I have just finished the last day of my Asia book launch at the Manila International Book Fair and many people were asking me after my talk, “How did you do it?” How did you manage to stay in your job after years and years of abuse and discrimination?” Well there is no ‘one size fits all’ … Continue reading »

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Fire Station Bullies

Most people that know me well will tell you that the one thing that almost destroyed my firefighting career was the Fire Station Bullies. If you come along to my book signing next week at the Manila International Book Fair I can tell you more about it. Meanwhile, here is a recent article by Adam J. Hansen that … Continue reading »

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Defend. Protect.

When the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose … We need the principled press to hold power to account, to call them on the carpet for every outrage. That’s why our founders enshrined the press and its freedoms in our Constitution. – Meryl Streep, Golden Globes, Jan. 8, 2016 Our lives are built on information. We interpret it. … Continue reading »

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How I managed with dyslexia as a firefighter

When I started work as a firefighter, I wasn’t in a position where I had to do a lot writing for or to other people. At school I taught myself how to memorize things in a most amazing way, because I struggled to read. I listened very well in meetings and when I was briefed … Continue reading »

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Stalking

Definition: Stalking – Any pervasive and unwelcome pattern of pursuing contact with another individual. Hunting and Haunting:  While most of us are taught to be most fearful of strangers, in most cases of stalking the perpetrator is someone known to the victim. The stalker may be a family member, friend, spouse, co-worker, partner, ex-spouse or … Continue reading »

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What You Can Do About Donald Trump’s Bullying

Donald Trump turned up the volume on the bullying rhetoric last week, escalating his attacks on Megyn Kelly by calling her “sick” and urging a boycott of her show. FOX News and several of Kelly’s colleagues stepped up to defend her against the excoriating harassment. Others did not. In this public dynamic where people are increasingly getting hurt, … Continue reading »

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Texas pool party cop changed my mind about the World Police and Fire Games

I’ve decided not to go to compete in the World Fire and Police Games after seeing a video posted to YouTube showing the police response to reports of fighting at a pool party in Texas, USA. Just days after that video went viral online showing him yanking a 14-year-old bikini-clad girl to the ground and kneeling … Continue reading »

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Stop nationalism and racism in Sports

Partly why I left the UK ( and Europe ) last year was because of far right groups like like UKIP, National Front (NF) , British National Party ( BNP ). These racist and fascist groups are getting stronger as they aim at building their own evil networks across the continent. If you are from … Continue reading »

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Do you think this white girl is in denial of racisim?

I came across a girl on Facebook this week that says she hates black people & wishes they were dead….. but Isn’t racist! Here is the link here: Girl Says She Hates Black People & Wishes They Were Dead….. But Isn’t Racist! And here is the link to the comments after I shared this on … Continue reading »

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