Jun 262017

http://www.torontosun.com/2017/05/21/canada-other-countries-will-move-forward-on-new-trans-pacific-partnership-after-us-withdrawal Maija Kappler, THE CANADIAN PRESS   Canada and 10 other countries agreed this weekend to re-evaluate the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the controversial trade deal that has been assumed dead since the U.S. pulled out in January.   However a Canadian group opposed to the TPP says the deal should not be revived.   Trade officials […]

Jun 262017

Banksters: Index RE   Re-negotiation of NAFTA (1994, Jan.1), triggered by the Trump Administration on May 17th, 2017: 90 day Notice, required under American law for the Administration’s negotiation of a trade deal, was given by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to Congress, May 17, 2017. Re-negotiation between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada cannot begin until at minimum, 90 days […]

Jun 102017

Banksters: Index Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland was interviewed on CBC Radio, The House (June 10).   http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thehouse   (The interview starts at 3:05, ends at 16:30) Host Chris Hall asked some hard questions of Freeland re use of “hard power” in foreign policy. BUT re NAFTA, Nothing re ISDS (Investor-State Dispute Settlement) –  also referred to as […]

Jun 022017

One tries to keep Beyond Banksters  and the $180,000,000,000 in Infrastructure spending simple. A problem:  I’ve helped fight down two large infrastructure projects for water.  I am committed to the value of information.  Of what value is relevant information, if it’s not shared?! Jake (from the U.S.) observed: Big Pharma and Big Agriculture have taken control of most […]

May 182017
2016-08-09  Turning off the Tap:  Site C and Water Privatization in Canada,  Global Research

Turning off the Tap: Site C and Water Privatization in Canada Banksters: Index (Back-up copy) By Jennifer O’Keeffe Site C Dam is a proposed 60-metre high, 1,050m length dam on the Peace River on Treaty 8 territory in northeastern British Columbia (see image below), a project that if built, would create an 83km reservoir submerging […]

Apr 282017

Banksters: Index The email I sent to everyone, to tie together Barton. With a prefacing note: Hi Lou, I think too many Canadians are unaware. If they take the 29 minutes to listen to the interview of Barton, and time to skim what Perkins explains (links below), they may change their mind about remaining dis-engaged. […]

Apr 262017

Banksters: Index 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 […]

Jul 172016

 Sequence: Maude Barlow: Millions yearn to escape free-trade deals   (below) David Korten  de-constructs the term “free trade” David Barnhizer explains the relationship between linguistics and propaganda   http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/columnists/maude-barlow-millions-yearn-to-escape-free-trade-deals-1.2303535   Millions yearn to escape free-trade deals Maude Barlow / Times Colonist   U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Canada, against the backdrop of Brexit and […]

Jul 172016

Sequence: Maude Barlow: Millions yearn to escape free-trade deals David Korten  de-constructs the term “free trade”      (Below) David Barnhizer explains the relationship between linguistics and propaganda   [  http://www.yesmagazine.org/new-economy/free-trade-fraud-alert-20160713?utm_source=YTW&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=20160715  ]   by David Korten,     YES !  Magazine   So the next time you hear the term “free market” or “free trade,” treat that as a […]

Jul 092016

Maude Barlow explains things so well: http://tvo.org/article/current-affairs/the-next-ontario/maude-barlow-brexit-ceta-and-the-right-way-to-create-trade-agreements by  Daniel Kitts One would expect anti-free-trade activists to cheer the decision of British voters to leave the world’s largest trading bloc. But how do those activists, often on the progressive end of the political spectrum, feel about  how the victorious Leave campaign gained support by stoking anti-immigrant […]