Nov 302017
 
2017-11-30  Federal Govt asks "How would you change our justice system to better serve Canadians?"   Ends January 15.

https://www.tcjs-tsjp.ca/en/?utm_source=justicerotatorEN&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=tcjs   The Government of Canada is undertaking a broad review of Canada’s Criminal Justice System to ensure that it is just, compassionate and fair, and promotes a safe, peaceful and prosperous Canadian society. Find out more about why we are doing this. Your input in this consultation will help the department understand what Canadians […]

Nov 032017
 

The story of Barry Marshall has a number of lessons for us.   The article from Discover Magazine, below,  tells his story well. More? . . .  A search on his name, or “barry marshall youtube” turns up lots of interesting information. Barry James Marshall  is an Australian physician, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or […]

Aug 162017
 

An opportunity for a better approach to sewage treatment? There is a much less expensive and common sense approach than the current one.  . . .  Truly! (This posting is under development.   If you have thoughts on it, please let me know.  Thanks!) My curiosity and activism over sewage treatment began in the 1970’s.   […]

Apr 262017
 

Banksters: Index 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 […]

Apr 262017
 

Banksters: Index 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 […]

Jan 162017
 
2017-01-16  World's largest fund manager demands cuts to executive pay and bonuses (The Guardian)

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/jan/15/blackrock-demands-cuts-to-executive-pay-and-bonuses?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=208612&subid=8093198&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2#comment-91285307 (My Comment is at bottom.) = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = BlackRock threatens to stir shareholder rebellions, warning UK companies they must match boardroom pay rises with that of workers BlackRock has said it would only approve salary rises for top executives if firms increase […]

Dec 292016
 

Continuing with reactions to  2016-12-24   I wouldn’t like to wish you peace if there was no hope for it.: And related to the conditions for successful revolutions, Derek’s question . . ..  Gerald captured what others also expressed.  His words: Thank you so much my friend,   I am still hunkered down in psychic fear of […]

Dec 292016
 
2016-12-21   Why I Kneeled Before Standing Rock Elders and Asked For Forgiveness, Yes! Magazine.  (former Army Lt. Wesley Clark Jr., son of Gen. Wesley Clark, former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO.)

Yes! Magazine   (David Korten).    Excellent journalism.   This article alone is worth a donation! http://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/why-i-kneeled-before-standing-rock-elders-and-asked-for-forgiveness-20161221 Sarah van Gelder Everything seemed to be converging on Standing Rock on Dec. 4. Thousands of veterans were scheduled to arrive the next day at this remote, frozen outpost—along with a blizzard. The Army Corps of Engineers had recently ordered the […]

Sep 282016
 
2016-08-25   Revisiting the lessons of the Battle of Seattle and its aftermath,   by Walden Bello.

Thanks to Janet,  an excellent article.  A couple things first:   I wondered,  Who is Walden Bello? He is an intrepid activist, teacher, scholar.  One in that legion of dispersed leaders who make me believe that my small contributions will help to drive the changes we so badly need. About Walden Bello,  see  http://www.waldenbello.org/about-walden/    Background to the Battle in […]