Feb 142019
 

To:  Persons who spoke out concerning Peter MacKinnon’s appointment to presidency of Dal, There’s more to the background of Dalhousie presidents Peter MacKinnon and before him, Richard Florizone, than told in the news report. Dissent arises when there are conflicting interests,  inimical to the public interest.  If anyone should understand and uphold the tenets of […]

Feb 132019
 
2019-01-30  The Timber West trial,  TheTyee.ca .  Sappers.  Role of Pension funds in corruption. And of contributions to political parties.

Rich Coleman Fighting Order to Testify in TimberWest Trial Legislature ‘technically’ in session, so ex-minister can ignore subpoena, lawyer argues. By Andrew MacLeod  Excerpts: TimberWest’s donations to the BC Liberals included $44,685 in 2007, $14,738 in 2008 and $60,988 in 2009. . . . TimberWest was eventually sold to two funds that manage pension money for […]

Feb 062019
 
2019-02-06  Rethinking Watergate in the Trump Age With New Documentary

  by Alex Ritman BETTMAN/GETTY IMAGES/courtesy of BERLIN film festival Charles Ferguson on Nixon: “He was a complicated person, and there were parts of him that were very serious and even idealistic.” Nine years after winning an Oscar for his financial crisis doc ‘Inside Job,’ documentarian Charles Ferguson lands in Berlin with a four-hour, two-part […]

Dec 052018
 
2018-11-30   Meet the Guatemalan villagers taking a Canadian mining company to court, CBC Documentary, Peter Mansbridge

In Search of a Perfect World: Angelica & German Since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was drafted in 1948, the growing global economy has created new challenges. With operations that can span several different countries, large multinational corporations, such as mining and extraction companies, can act with impunity, without state oversight or the control […]

Nov 052018
 

Background for: 2018-11-01 Alberta regulator privately estimates oilpatch’s financial liabilities are hundreds of billions more than what it told the public, National Observer ALBERTA,  Oil patch liabilities “hundreds of billions”.    Means ALL Canadians will pay.   Or . . . – – – – – – – – – – “HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS” – CORRUPTION OF […]

Nov 052018
 

(This was originally Item #2  in 2010-02-11   Manipulators without conscience. This is your food. Bayer’s GM rice. Triffid (U of S) GM flax.  Jane Jacobs on separation of commerce and governance.)   THE PROBLEMS WE GET INTO WHEN WE DO NOT HAVE A SEPARATION OF POWERS BETWEEN THE STATE AND COMMERCE: JANE JACOBS The GM […]

Oct 232018
 

  This is a break-through moment,  in my estimation.  If there’s enough pressure and public awareness to force an investigation, to keep an investigation “clean” and transparent,  we should be able to arrest and reverse the continuous upward trend-line in children with autism. NOTE:  some of the links show as invalid.   I checked them – […]

Oct 182018
 

FURTHER to: 2018-10-12    Here’s how I think we can Keep Monsanto milk out of Canada (bovine growth hormone (rBGH / rBST), Trade Deals UPDATE:  the rBGH Petition to Prime Minister Trudeau, as of Oct 19th noon on the West Coast,  is 60 signatures short of 21,000.  (Nov 11:  more than 33,000 have signed.) Note:  to […]

Oct 122018
 

UPDATE: See  2018-10-18    A Time-Line on “Monsanto Milk” (rBGH) reveals . . . – – – – – – – – – In memory of Senator Eugene Whelan, and the Whistle blowers. EXCERPT from the Senate Report, 1999: Recombinant bovine somatotropin is a non-therapeutic drug, produced by genetic engineering, which can increase milk production in […]