Mar 102019
 
2019-03-10   Elizabeth Warren is right – we must break up Facebook, Google and Amazon,  The Guardian

Thanks to Janet – – FROM TRUTHDIG:  the same topic,  https://www.truthdig.com/articles/elizabeth-warren-declares-war-on-big-tech/ – – – – – – – – – – FROM THE GUARDIAN: Robert Reich The titans of the new Gilded Age must be busted and the idea has bipartisan support. It’s time big tech was brought to heel Mark Zuckerberg testifies on Capitol […]

Mar 042019
 
2019-03-04   Panama Papers documentary premieres in Canada this week,  Canadians for Tax Fairness

Subscribe to our mailing list Panama Papers documentary premieres in Canada this week Pass the popcorn. A documentary about one of the most explosive leaks in history makes its Canadian debut this week in Toronto. The Panama Papers tells the story of how a global network of investigative journalists worked together to uncover widespread use […]

Feb 262019
 
2019-02-22  It's taboo to talk about Canada's real corporate scandal, rabble.ca, Matthew Behrens

How do I thank Matthew Behrens and rabble.ca for this contribution to all Canadians?   (besides sending them a donation)  May God and Allah all the Gods bless them! Matthew Behrens While the SNC-Lavalin scandal has torn another strip off the “sunny ways” prime minister, there’s another corporate scandal that makes the financial figures in that […]

Feb 212019
 
2019-02-21  'Investigate US for War Crimes' in Venezuela: Saint Vincent PM,  teleSUR

The President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro received Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and Grenedines Ralph Gonsalves, Sep. 17, 2016 | Photo: EFE Dr. Hon. Gonsalves, the prime minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines spoke out against the U.S. sanctions and the interventionist efforts in Venezuela.   (INSERT:  FYI.  St Vincent and the Grenadines is a […]

Feb 192019
 
2018-07-11  Canada, Saudi Arabia and Daniel Turp's heroic crusade, Montreal Gazette

In follow-up to:   2016-02-05 Ottawa to face court challenge over $15 billion Saudi arms deal, G&M. (Daniel Turp and students)   Despite legal setbacks, the law professor continues to wage war against Ottawa over the sale of armoured vehicles to a murderous regime. Martin Patriquin, Special to Montreal Gazette   Daniel Turp was once a […]

Feb 192019
 
2018-10-23  2 articles:  'City of surveillance': privacy expert quits Toronto's smart-city project.  &  A new initiative will see Alphabet – the parent company of Google – take charge of redeveloping a waterfront district in Toronto. Here’s why that’s troubling, the Guardian

Wired neighborhood planned by Google sister company has raised questions over data protection Gabrielle Canon     @GabrielleCanon Google’s sister company Sidewalk Labs has promised a ‘thriving hub for innovation’. Photograph: Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images When it was announced last year that a district in Toronto would be handed over to a company hoping to […]

Feb 172019
 
2019-02-16   How Taylor Swift showed us the scary future of facial recognition, The Guardian

Surveillance at concerts is just the beginning, as fears grow around an unregulated, billion-dollar industry   Gabrielle Canon in San Francisco   @GabrielleCanon Fri 15 Feb 2019 11.00 GMT;    Last modified on Sat 16 Feb 2019 01.40 GMT   Taylor Swift has used facial recognition software for safety at events – but how far should the […]

Feb 142019
 

To:  Persons who spoke out concerning Peter MacKinnon’s appointment to presidency of Dal, There’s more to the background of Dalhousie presidents Peter MacKinnon and before him, Richard Florizone, than told in the news report. Dissent arises when there are conflicting interests,  inimical to the public interest.  If anyone should understand and uphold the tenets of […]

Feb 132019
 
2019-01-30  The Timber West trial,  TheTyee.ca .  Sappers.  Role of Pension funds in corruption. And of contributions to political parties.

Rich Coleman Fighting Order to Testify in TimberWest Trial Legislature ‘technically’ in session, so ex-minister can ignore subpoena, lawyer argues. By Andrew MacLeod  Excerpts: TimberWest’s donations to the BC Liberals included $44,685 in 2007, $14,738 in 2008 and $60,988 in 2009. . . . TimberWest was eventually sold to two funds that manage pension money for […]