Apr 262017
 

See also, excerpts: Ch. 38, Your Friendly Banker as EHM Ch. 40, Istanbul: Tools of Modern Empire Click on the small grey text at the top of this posting, John Perkins (category) for videos with John Perkins. Excerpts, Chapter 34 “INSERTS” are mine, Sandra Finley.   And I added emphasis on some text. PART V:   2004 […]

Apr 262017
 

See also, excerpts from Chapters 34 and 40: Ch. 34, New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, John Perkins, 2016. Ch. 40, Istanbul: Tools of Modern Empire, The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (EHM), John Perkins, 2016. Click on the small grey text at the top of this posting, John Perkins (category) for […]

Apr 262017
 

See also, excerpts from Chapters 34 and 38: Ch. 34, New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, John Perkins, 2016. Ch. 38, Your Friendly Banker as EHM. The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (EHM), John Perkins, 2016. Click on the small grey text at the top of this posting, John Perkins (category) for […]

Apr 112017
 
2017-04-18  Live streaming of the Monsanto Tribunal Report ⚖️ !  9:00AM-10:30AM April 18 EDT

http://www.monsanto-tribunal.org/ The Monsanto Tribunal is an international civil society initiative to hold Monsanto accountable for human rights violations, for crimes against humanity, and for ecocide. Eminent judges heard testimonies from victims, and will deliver a legal opinion following procedures of the International Court of Justice. A distinct and parallel event, the People’s Assembly, was a […]

Apr 102017
 
2017-04-07  Rule of Law:  The Rise of Vigilantism around the World,  Interview Gema Santamaria.  CBC Sunday Edition.

I have a particular interest in the Rule of Law and the things that undermine it.    My response to the CBC is at the bottom.    I think Canadians have blind spots.   /Sandra   A woman hugs her husband, next to a placard which reads “I’m a pusher”, who was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in […]

Apr 072017
 
2017-04-   Anti-Corruption:  William Bourdon: PLAAF aims to support whistle-blowers,  Al Jazeera

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/03/william-bourdon-plaaf-aims-support-whistle-blowers-170330142827930.html Whistle-blowers in Africa under threat have little legal protection, says lawyer representing Assange, Snowden and more. William Bourdon fought human rights abuses for almost 30 years before going after those who steal money from public resources [Vincent Kessler/Reuters] By  Anealla Safdar As demand for the truth soars across the world, with confidence in media and […]

Mar 222017
 
2017-03-20   Six steps Canada must take after embarrassingly long redress for tortured citizens,  Globe & Mail Opinion Piece

RELATED:    2017-03-22   16-minute interview of Almalki   All Canadians should listen. Alex Neve and Béatrice Vaugrante of Amnesty International Canada . . . .    The torture, illegal imprisonment and other human-rights violations these men went through took place between 2001 and 2004. A judicial inquiry, headed by former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Frank Iacobucci, […]

Mar 212017
 
2017-03-21  War/Peace:  Excellent!   Interview, 97-year-old Nuremberg prosecutor, CBC, The Current.

Click on the  Listen button below.   A truly  inspirational man,  Benjamin Ferencz. Benjamin Ferencz (L), was the chief prosecutor for the United States Army at the Einsatzgruppen trial — the ninth of 12 trials for war crimes in Nuremberg after the end of the Second World War. (Courtesy of Benjamin Ferencz) Listen 23:14   At […]

Aug 012016
 
2016-07-29   'What law am I breaking?' How a Facebook troll came undone

RELATED POSTINGS: 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.  (This posting)    2016-07-29 ‘What law am I breaking?’ How a Facebook troll came undone = = = = = = = = = = = = […]

Jul 012016
 

Many thanks to Steve. His Comment  posted on   2016-06-29   Democracy, the Rule of Law. Victory over StatsCan surveys? makes it possible to construct the TIMELINE for  StatsCan’s  mandatory, then voluntary, then mandatory status of certain surveys. The question Victory over StatsCan surveys?   is premised on the Reddit posting that reports the letter received from StatsCan […]