Mar 132019
 

As individuals trying to be good, we aim at being both loyal and honest, for example.  But in working life, these two virtues are often in conflict;  that is, we must be loyal at the expense of honesty or, conversely, honest at the expense of loyalty to our organization or fellow workers.  Does this mean, […]

Mar 132019
 
2013-07-12   Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia, documentary

I wonder whether Gore Vidal figures in any history classes?    He is brilliant, funny, and piercing.  He died in 2012. The documentary was released in 2013.   You can find it on Netflix. TRAILER:  Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia (2014) – Gore Vidal Documentary HD  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89QBjnkB63Y BIOGRAPHY:   Wikipedia,  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gore_Vidal RELATED: 2010-04-15 “Be nice […]

Mar 122019
 
2019-03-12  Court documents reveal Monsanto's efforts to fight glyphosate's 'severe stigma', CBC

Canadian firm hired to recruit scientists to publish studies that ultimately defended Roundup’s key ingredient Gil Shochat, Sylvie Fournier A review by CBC/Radio-Canada of internal Monsanto documents disclosed in the court case of Dewayne Johnson, who sued Monsanto and won $78 million US last October, showed the many efforts Monsanto took to fight a negative […]

Mar 122019
 
2013-11-13  “An open letter to all the wild creatures of the earth", Patrick Lane, Convocation Address, University of Victoria

On November 13, 2013, the University of Victoria conferred an honorary degree (Doctor of Letters, honoris causa) on Patrick Lane. His convocation address, “An open letter to all the wild creatures of the earth,” published by the Times Colonist newspaper, has since been shared many times on other sites and through social media. Convocation Address […]

Mar 112019
 

https://www.democracynow.org/2019/3/11/glenn_greenwald_chelsea_mannings_refusal_to?autostart=true   Two very good interviews:  Glenn Greenwald  and  Daniel Ellsberg on Democracy Now. RECOMMEND:    Go to the link – – the video is at top. TEXT FOR BACK-UP: Chelsea Manning has been sent back to jail after refusing to answer questions before a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange. Manning, a U.S. […]

Mar 102019
 

Hi Everyone, FYI,  the last email sent was:    2019-02-28   Addressing the corruption that prevents progress   http://sandrafinley.ca/?p=24102   – – – – – – – – – – – – – What’s for today? 2019-03-08   Chelsea Manning:   Wikileaks source jailed for refusing to testify, BBC.    With a reminder of Chelsea Manning’s incredible gift to us and to […]

Mar 102019
 
2019-03-08  Chelsea Manning:  Wikileaks source jailed for refusing to testify, BBC.  With a reminder of Chelsea Manning's incredible gift to us and to democracy.

The debt we owe to Chelsea Manning is staggering.  Before the news reporting that she is back in jail (scroll down),  an abbreviated reminder of what she has done, without mention of what happened to her in prison, and in spite of which she is standing her ground today, in the face of a Court […]

Mar 102019
 
2019-03-10   Elizabeth Warren is right – we must break up Facebook, Google and Amazon,  The Guardian

Thanks to Janet – – FROM TRUTHDIG:  the same topic,  https://www.truthdig.com/articles/elizabeth-warren-declares-war-on-big-tech/ – – – – – – – – – – FROM THE GUARDIAN: Robert Reich The titans of the new Gilded Age must be busted and the idea has bipartisan support. It’s time big tech was brought to heel Mark Zuckerberg testifies on Capitol […]

Mar 102019
 

RELATED TO:  2019-02-21  Venezuela: US/Canadian Attempted Coup Not About Democracy – Paul Jay (Pt1/2) (Real News Network) There’s all those revolutions – –  the Russian Revolution, the American Revolution, the French Revolution, Revolutions in China that we  know nothing about, the Cuban Revolution, Revolutions in 1848 all over Europe, the Haitian, the Iranian,  the Industrial […]

Mar 092019
 

When your economy is converted to a war economy, there are but crumbs leftover.  The war profiteers and the Banksters take the lions’ share of the money and leave the country saddled with mountains of debt.   (Look south of the border.)   If Canadians purchase warships for $105 Billion dollars (Feb 8 news),  we have […]