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 262017
 
2017-11-26  My reply to  "Google knows where you are; Spy Museum East Germany (Stasi);  Vibrations for ID".  CBC Radio,  Spark.

I go bananas. Yes, we are right (even SMART!) to do something about the kind and amount of personal information being assembled by corporations (Google and Facebook, for example). And oh God!  it is good to be aware of the massive files and surveillance done by the Communist Government in East Germany.  The Stasi is […]

Aug 052017
 

Ladakh is an old Buddhist Kingdom, high in the Himayalas, now a part of India.  The capital city is Leh. It has lessons for us. Series of Youtubes:    (The links work, even if they show as not)   1.  I watched    Ancient Futures, Learning from Ladakh.  You will see pictures of Helena Norberg-Hodge as a […]

Jul 092017
 
2017-07-07  What if Omar Khadr isn’t guilty?   National Observer

http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/07/07/opinion/what-if-omar-khadr-isnt-guilty By Sandy Garossino in Opinion, Politics | July 7th 2017 Omar Khadr (right) speaks with his lawyer Dennis Edney in Edmonton on May 7, 2015. File photo by The Canadian Press Editor’s Note: This story contains images some readers may find disturbing.   The controversy surrounding Omar Khadr’s reported $10.5-million settlement for Ottawa’s complicity in his oppressive […]

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 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 […]

Apr 202017
 

The café was playing this soundtrack.   A friend summarized: It’s by Roger Waters, originally a Pink Floyd musician (Waters left in 1985 to do a solo career).   It’s about an alien culture that visits Earth after we’ve destroyed it. And then the alien anthropologists  Admitted they were still perplexed But on eliminating every other reason  For […]

Apr 112017
 

I was bummed out by the news. So I created my own good news by watching  – –  Where to Invade Next !    It’s a brilliant film.   Made me feel happy again. In case you haven’t seen it: YouTube trailer at  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KeAZho8TKo .   And, if you look to the right hand side of the screen, there’s lots […]

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 […]

Jan 292017
 

    Chris Hedges, “Wages of Rebellion”   (excerpts from end of book)   P. 183 …  Manning’s sentence (35 years in prison) once again confirmed the inversion of our moral and legal order, the capitulation of the press, and the misuse of the law to prevent any oversight or investigation of official abuses of power, […]