Sep 052016
2016-09-04  Iraqi Woman Uses Chilcot Report in War Crimes Lawsuit Against George W Bush,     Truthout Marjorie Cohn President George W. Bush discusses the Iraq war in Washington, May 24, 2007. (Photo: Stephen Crowley / The New York Times)   Sundus Saleh, an Iraqi woman, first filed her lawsuit against George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Condoleezza Rice and Paul Wolfowitz in September 2013. Alleging that the Iraq War […]

Aug 262016
2016-08-10   Teachers investigate whether University of Calgary is in bed with Big Oil,  National Observer

This is a back-up copy in case the original disappears.   You may wish to go to the URL (copy & paste):   By Christopher Adams in Analysis, Politics University of Calgary President Elizabeth Cannon, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and a student at the University of Calgary on April 15, 2015.  File photo by The Canadian Press. […]

Aug 232016

The easiest and safest theft is of public goods, public assets and public money. And they offer some of the biggest pay-offs. The owner of public assets is a pushover. The thieves are highly Unlikely to be prosecuted when the “whodunit” is figured out. No wonder corporations flock to the Governments. I found the documentation that really makes […]

Aug 182016

Many thanks to dentist Dr. Dave Warwick, Hanna AB,  for providing an update and bibliography on the Research on the health effects of mercury fillings. Scroll past the indented paragraphs (which are for newcomers), straight to heading    From: dentist Dr. David Warwick, Hanna AB.   The less spirited would have sighed and gone away The intrepids keep on singing and […]

Aug 152016

RELATED POSTINGS:  (This posting)   2015-09-24 Urgent action needed to combat online (“cyber”) violence against women and girls, UN report 2015-09-30 Cyberbullying, an issue of free speech. Salman Rushdie, a guiding light.  2016-07-29 ‘What law am I breaking?’  How a Facebook troll came undone = = = = = = = = = = = = […]

Aug 152016

I am impressed by the G&M’s work on this issue.    Kudos to journalist Geoffrey York. At the G&M page:   short video, Stephane Dion’s  (Minister Responsible) reply to Reporter’s questions.   Rubbish. Also, links to related articles. – – – – – – –  – – – – – – — by  Geoffrey York JOHANNESBURG — The Globe and Mail […]

Aug 122016
2016-08-12    Our Greatest National Security Threat?   Perpetual War, by William Astore  - - retired lieutenant colonel (USAF)     TomDispatch

Why military dissent is not an oxymoron by  William Astore To quote former President Eisenhower, who as supreme commander of Allied forces in World War II had learned something of the true nature of war, “Only Americans can hurt America.” (Photo: Joseph Holmes / Flickr)   The United States is now engaged in perpetual war […]

Aug 122016
2016-08-12    How to Break the Power of Money,  by David Korten.  YES! Magazine

We can refuse to accept the pervasive, but false, claims that money is wealth and a growing GDP improves the lives of all. by David Korten “Money is just a number, an accounting chit we accept in exchange for things of real value because we have been conditioned to do so almost from birth,” David […]

Aug 092016
2016-08-07   Local Residents Force Monsanto to Tear Down GMO Seed Plant in Argentina,  from Sustainable Pulse.

Monsanto have announced that they will dismantle their half-built multi-million dollar GMO seed plant in Malvinas, Argentina, following protests from local citizens over the past 3 years. Local Malvinas citizens and GMO Free campaigners from across Argentina forced Monsanto to stop the construction of their GMO seed plant in 2014, through well-coordinated protests at the […]

Aug 092016
2016-08-10    Julian Assange files appeal on UN ruling APNews Corp Australia Network   WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange has filed an appeal in a Swedish court over the ruling by a United Nations working group that his confinement inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London amounted to arbitrary detention. The UN panel called on the Swedish and British authorities earlier this year to end […]