Feb 092016
 
2016-02-05  Ottawa to face court challenge over $15 billion Saudi arms deal, G&M

Manufacturer and beneficiary of the $15 billion dollar sale of the armoured vehicles:  General Dynamics from the American military-industrial complex through a subsidiary they set up in Canada. The violations in Saudi Arabia that would make it illegal under Canadian law to export weapons to Saudi: “violations arise across the full range of rights enshrined in […]

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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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