Nov 172017
 

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/06/13/bilderberg-2015-guest-list-invited_n_7576766.html   by Jennifer MacMillan, The Huffington Post Canada (There’s a good video at the top of the Huff Post article.  Please go to the URL if you wish – – the following is a copy of the text only.)   It’s likely the most exclusive gathering of powerful people in the world, and you’ve […]

Nov 162017
 

SENT:  Nov 12, 2017   Dear Fifth Estate,   RE:  your request for questions about the Paradise Papers, to be answered on this week’s show The Paradise Papers are a continuation of the serious problem of wealthy Canadians and their accountants, lawyers and investment bankers who use offshore tax havens to circumvent taxation. The problem […]

Nov 162017
 

  Le français suit Dear Sandra, Canada’s Top 60 public companies have over 1000 tax haven subsidiaries or related companies. Canadians for Tax Fairness just published a report documenting Bay Street’s Addiction to Tax Havens. Many of those companies use these subsidiaries to shift profits offshore in order to pay less tax. A popular practice is selling […]

Nov 042017
 

EU on brink of historic decision on pervasive glyphosate weedkiller  (Monsanto, roundup),  The Guardian. Oct 24, very good article.  Update, Oct 25, the EU temporarily dodged the bullet (again). AVAAZ and other organizations have successfully campaigned, mobilizing millions of people to stop the poisoning.  We have been active on this file through the years. There […]

Nov 022017
 

Oct 24, good  article below:   EU is on the brink of historic decision . .  Oct 25,  BRUSSELS (Reuters):  EU delays decision on herbicide glyphosate  …– EU countries failed on Wednesday to vote on a license extension for weedkiller glyphosate, delaying again a decision on the widely used herbicide that critics say could cause cancer. […]

Nov 012017
 
2017-11-01  Book: “Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science”  by Carey Gillam   (glyphosate, roundup, Monsanto)

Hart writes: Glyphosate is not necessarily the subject of a new crusade for me. But I do believe that family and friends should know about it. For their own and the health of their families. There are ways to reduce the risks. The info about the chemical is particularly important in the EU right now. […]

Jun 092017
 

Joanna Kempner’s work:   how social relations shape the production of knowledge research investigating  how the social world shapes what we do not know  I stated this way: the pharmaceutical companies have a great impact on what gets researched, and on what gets reported. – – – – – – – – – Joanna Kempner   was one […]

Jun 052017
 

I did a google search on “Monsanto Papers”.    I have never seen so many articles come up that are in French.   Comparatively few in English.  Nothing from Canadian English sources, at least not in the first few pages of search results.   NY Times article, March 14th comes up on page 1 of listings.  Very troubling that […]