Jun 082019
 
2019-01  1919 A Graphic History of the Winnipeg General Strike  By Graphic History Collective and David Lester

NOTE:   There is a good interview of David Lester and another member of the Collective,  CBC Radio  (https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-43-north-by-northwest) (June 8th).   (wait for it to be posted.)   BOOK LAUNCH  for “1919”, part of the celebrations, Miners Memorial Weekend Cumberland B.C. Museum & Archives Sunday, June 23,  11:00 AM https://www.facebook.com/events/405553010273333/ = = = = = =  […]

Jun 052019
 

Netflix documentary “John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky”  (2018),  1.5 hours long.   https://www.netflix.com/watch/81069255 (note:  a web search brings up a video that looks like the Netflix film.  It is shorter and not the same.) The film is about the making of the “Imagine” album (release date Sept 1971;  Vietnam War ended Apr 1975).  But […]

May 312019
 
2019-05-30  Tax Fairness Weekly

Canadians for Tax Fairness does important work.   As you’ll see in this weekly report, the problem of tax fairness is international.   People from around the world are working shoulder-to-shoulder – – we shall overcome. I shake my head when I see progress in other countries;  Canada is lagging.  BUT!  forward the Tax Fairness Weekly […]

May 072019
 

Chris writes: I’d dearly love to hear your take on the 2019, just out, Census ‘Test’.  Again, another mandatory (or is it?) survey… or rather ‘test’ (?) A precursor to the yet to come 2021 all citizen Census. An attempt to see just how far they can push the types of questions they ask. This […]

May 022019
 
2019-04-15  Politics of Culture in US: 'The Invisible Hand of the Market'? by Canadian Arnold August,  teleSUR

by Arnold August Although this article was published in the original Spanish version last March, now that Julian Assange is in prison the analysis in this piece on “freedom of expression” is even more valid. There is a wide-open debate/polemic in Cuba regarding Decree 349 on culture and the drafting of the rules for its […]

May 022019
 
2019-04-18  Jimmy Carter Lectures Trump: US Is ‘Most Warlike Nation in History of the World', teleSUR

By:Brett Wilkins  Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter makes remarks at a luncheon following a morning symposium for the 25th anniversary of the Camp David Peace Accords between Israel and Egypt. | Photo: Reuters The former president says peaceful China “ahead of us in almost every way.” The only U.S. president to complete his term without war, […]

May 022019
 
2019-05-02   Maduro Marches With Army: The Future of Venezuela Is Peace, teleSUR

Canada is a full participant in U.S. foreign policy. RELATED POSTING: 2019-03-10 What in hell is the “Bolivarian Revolution”? Important to understanding why we (Canada) has threatened war on Venezuela Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduroleads soldiers at a military base in Caracas, Venezuela Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro marches with the military and thanks them for ‘demonstrating […]

Mar 102019
 

RELATED TO:  2019-02-21  Venezuela: US/Canadian Attempted Coup Not About Democracy – Paul Jay (Pt1/2) (Real News Network) There’s all those revolutions – –  the Russian Revolution, the American Revolution, the French Revolution, Revolutions in China that we  know nothing about, the Cuban Revolution, Revolutions in 1848 all over Europe, the Haitian, the Iranian,  the Industrial […]

Feb 282019
 

Julian Assange (Wikileaks) published the American plans for Canada in 2011: An embassy cable written by US Ambassador David Wilkins the day the Conservatives were first elected in 2006 suggests Harper would be useful in advancing the US agenda for Canada and that giving him ” a success story” like the softwood lumber deal would […]