Jun 222016

Thanks to Dianne who writes: He is a great human. John Perkins 2015 “9/11 As Catalyst For 14 … 42:06       16,344 views June 22, 2016 www.youtube.com/watch?v=EoQo43mquHY = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = Earlier:  2014-02-04    John Perkins, Confessions of an Economic Hitman, interview. Important contribution […]

Jun 142016

I did not know about the Vel’ d’Hiv Roundup  in Paris, 1942.  Many French people were likewise in the dark. Bless Tatiana de Rosnay for her compelling novel, Sarah’s Key.  She says: I was . . .  appalled by what I discovered concerning the Vel’ d’ Hiv’ Roundup, especially about what happened to those 4,000 Jewish children, and […]

Jun 142016

http://www.torontosun.com/2016/06/12/will-liberals-defend-charter-values-on-c-51 By Tom Parkin, Postmedia Network Note:  I deleted the first part of the article focusing on the Bill C-51 (Secret Police) portion. . . .   Triangulation is the same strategy that, a year ago, lead Trudeau to support Bill C-51, Harper’s version of homeland security. As with C-14, many respected constitutional lawyers and rights […]

Jun 142016

http://www.nationalnewswatch.com/2016/06/13/mackay-says-he-regrets-failure-to-buy-new-fighter-planes/#.V2A7aunmo3F   By Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press   OTTAWA — Buying a fighter jet that’s different from the one used by Canada’s closest allies risks disconnecting the country from the global alliances it needs the most, a former Conservative defence minister said Monday. Peter MacKay told a Senate committee that in his mind, there’s no question […]

Jun 132016
2016-06-10   Lockheed Martin warns it will pull $825M in F-35 contracts if Canada buys another jet,   CBC

http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/stealth-fighter-contracts-1.3629403 Canadian companies could stand to lose at least $10B over lifetime of aircraft An F-35 Joint Strike Fighter on display at naval yard in Maryland in January. (Yuri Gripas / Reuters) U.S. defence giant Lockheed Martin is warning Canada that $825 million in aerospace industrial contracts signed with Canadian companies to build and equip F-35 jets would […]

Jun 112016

Would you prefer   A.    Innovative new strategy against the weapons manufacturers: These kids blow me away.   SO MANY people working in SO MANY different ways. They’ve created “Situation Rooms”. To bring people who wear very different shoes together. Link to audio, interview:    Situation Rooms puts you in the shoes of those affected by the […]

Jun 112016
2016-06-10   Film-maker Michael Moore visits WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at embassy

  Note:   JUNE 19  – Julian Assange will have been inside the embassy for four years. Cities, including Paris, Berlin and New York, will hold special events to mark the anniversary.   http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/film-maker-michael-moore-visits-8157426#tbVGsgJrPHM8LwbP.99 By Alan Jones THE award winning film maker took time out of his promotional tour for his new film, Where To Invade […]

Jun 092016
2016-06-09   Situation Rooms puts you in the shoes of those affected by the arms trade.  Stefan Kaegi, co-creator.  CBC

People are so smart and creative!   We have Samantha Nutt, her terrific TED Talk on the Arms Dealers.  And now this – – “Situation Rooms”,  have a listen: http://www.cbc.ca/radio/q/schedule-for-thursday-june-9-2016-1.3623832/situation-rooms-puts-you-in-the-shoes-of-those-affected-by-the-arms-trade-1.3623845   In ‘Situation Rooms’ participants move through various rooms in a building, each re-created to match one of the real-life protagonists’ setting. (Jörg Baumann/Ruhrtriennale)   It’s being […]

Jun 072016

The link to Dr. Nutt’s excellent TED Talk.  http://www.ted.com/talks/samantha_nutt_the_real_harm_of_the_global_arms_trade “War is ours,” she says. “We buy it, sell it, spread it and wage it. We are therefore not powerless to solve it.” ACTION?   Will you forward to your friends?   TED Talks are popular.  The number of views should hit 1 million with some help from […]