Feb 062016

https://books.google.ca/books/about/Propaganda_and_the_Ethics_of_Persuasion.html?id=Zp38Ot2g7LE13 Propaganda and the Ethics of Persuasion,  by Randal Marlin. Revised Second Edition 2013 This book aims to develop a sophisticated understanding of propaganda. It begins with a brief history of early Western propaganda, including Ancient Greek classical theories of rhetoric and the art of persuasion, and traces its development through the Christian era, the […]

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Feb 062016

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS STUDENT FROM PHILOSOPHY CLASS,  TRUTH AND PROPAGANDA (Reference  “Propaganda and the Ethics of Persuasion”, by Professor Randal Marlin) RE:    former Chief Statistician agrees with the premise of your second reason (Charter Right to Privacy). He states that while the mandatory collection of personal information is in violation of the charter right, however […]

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Feb 062016

Amy Goodman, I love that woman, covered   “A Significant Victory”: Julian Assange Hails U.N. Panel Calling for His Freedom, At bottom, the link to the actual UN Report. In response to  CTV News Coverage  of this important development for democracy,  I used their “Error Report” button to submit THREE FACTUAL ERRORS. – – – – – – – – – […]

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Feb 062016

IMPORTANT VIDEO Click on   http://www.democracynow.org/2016/2/5/a_significant_victory_julian_assange_hails  A United Nations panel has officially concluded WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been “arbitrarily detained” and should be allowed to walk free. Assange has been holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for more than three years. He wants to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex crimes allegations, which […]

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Jan 312016

Hi – – – , Scientists understand how electrical currents work when you plug in an appliance.   They list many applications of how electron flow (electricity) applies out there in the world. But they don’t connect it to how it works in the human body – – it’s the same phenomenon (electron transfer) that is commonly referred to […]

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Jan 292016

The interview is in 3 segments.  Pretty amazing:  http://www.democracynow.org/2016/1/27/life_animated_a_remarkable_story_of?autostart=true&get_clicky_key=suggested_related   2. http://www.democracynow.org/2016/1/27/embracing_autism_journalist_ron_suskind_on   3.  http://www.democracynow.org/2016/1/27/roger_ross_williams_the_first_black

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Jan 242016

Liberal Commitment to the Charter of Rights and Freedom: Prime Minister J Trudeau mandated Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould (Attorney General): … You are expected to ensure that the rights of Canadians are protected, that our work demonstrates the greatest possible commitment to respecting the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and that our government seeks to fulfill […]

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Jan 242016

January 9,  after reading news reports like 2016-01-07 Statistics Canada Ready To Deliver Long-Form Census For 2016,  having had no success with Ministers Responsible for the Census, for Democratic Institutions and for Charter Rights, I phoned one of the two Parliamentary Secretaries to the Minister of Justice.  The attendant who answered the phone was attentive.  We discussed;  I followed up […]

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Jan 112016
2016-01-08  Charter Rights at Issue in Fracking Supreme Court Case, Andrew Nikiforuk, The Tyee

Very important legal case, Jessica Ernst, at Supreme Court. (Further to:   2013-10-09 ERNST VS ENCANA: Chief Justice finds . . (about water and the rights of the petroleum industry)) http://thetyee.ca/News/2016/01/08/End-Fracking-Regulator-Immunity/ Jessica Ernst’s long battle over rights, well contamination reaches highest court Tuesday (Jan 9, 2016). An Alberta woman’s landmark eight-year battle over fracking regulation, water […]

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