Sep 082018

RECENT POSTINGS, FOR YOUR SELECTION   2018-09-14    UPDATE to Leakers and Publishers: Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning, Arjen Kamphuis, Net neutrality – – – – – – – – – Oil’s Deep State Kevin Taft‘s new book 2017-10   Book, Oil’s Deep State, How the petroleum industry undermines democracy and stops action on global warming – in […]

Sep 082018
2016-11-07  How Bill and Hillary raised and earned millions from Canada’s corporate elite, G&M

Mr. Giustra (Canadian businessman) and his charity have donated more than $66-million (Canadian) to the Clinton Foundation.   . . . Bill and Hillary Clinton have been paid a total of $12.4-million (U.S.) for giving speeches in Canada since leaving the White House in 2000.   (As at Nov, 2017). From: Sandra Finley Sent: January 5, 2017 […]

Aug 302018

Return to  INDEX, Salish Sea OCTOBER 20TH MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS: (Might be slightly different in different communities?) Candidates have until Friday, Sept 14th to file their papers (open for nominations Sept 4). Town /City/RDN  staff update an on-line list of candidates, as candidates file their papers. The information, for one town,  for example:   REGIONAL […]

Aug 072018

RE:  2018-08-02  Press Release:  University of Saskatchewan is taken to Court, Refuses to disclose Right to Know symposium proceedings   The significance of the court case becomes clearer, through connected postings below.    The titles of the links abbreviate the story, while providing details, if you want them. The story is simple: Philanthropy is noble. […]

Jun 052018
2018-06-04  Interview  Edward Snowden:  'The people are still powerless, but now they're aware',  The Guardian

 (Note:  2013 interview of Snowden.  12 minutes.  Link in the article below, worth listening to a second time.) By Ewen MacAskill and Alex Hern Five years after historic NSA leaks, whistleblower tells the Guardian he has no regrets   Edward Snowden remains in exile in Russia. Photograph: Lindsay Mills Edward Snowden has no regrets five […]