Mar 262018
 

From: Sandra Finley Sent: March 26, 2018 1:31 PM To: The Sunday Edition Subject: re March 25 Edition, commentary, Police malfeasance   Dear Michael Enright,     (CBC Radio, The Sunday Edition)   Yes, public trust in Canadian justice is undermined when Police malfeasance is brought to light.   It challenges the public image of the Police. The […]

Mar 232018
 
2018-03-22  The poison in politics runs deeper than dodgy data, The Guardian

During the 2016 presidential elections Bill Clinton believed his wife’s team had failed to learn one of the lessons of Brexit: working people felt alienated and there was an anti-establishment mood in the air. But his suggestions were politely acknowledged and then discreetly shelved by the number-crunchers in charge. “He’d report back from the field […]

Mar 032018
 

With many thanks to Guy for “a fascinating read” from The Atlantic magazine, by Franklin Foer: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/03/paul-manafort-american-hustler/550925/ To me, it’s more threads of the American Dream unraveling. American “foreign service” – – John Perkins blew the whistle in his book “Confessions of an Economic Hit Man“. the American War Machine – – Daniel Ellsberg’s most […]

Mar 012018
 
2018-02-26  A New Website Names and Shames Universities and Companies Who Fail to Report Clinical Trials, Pacific Standard

In 10 years, the government has never fined anyone for breaking a law about reporting clinical trials. A new effort is trying to push things along. https://psmag.com/economics/schools-and-companies-who-fail-to-report-clinical-trials Francie Diep (Photo: rawpixel/Unsplash) Every day, the numbers tick upward. It began with $70,000 last Monday. That Wednesday, it was $170,000. Today, it’s $624,726. That’s how much the […]

Feb 162018
 

The article below is about our sovereignty.    There is so much more on the table than money CLOSELY RELATED:  About Summits. Cost, # Police, # Protesters, # Arrests  &  WHY?   Tearing up NAFTA? Please start with Chapter 11  https://ipolitics.ca/2018/02/15/tear-nafta-lets-start-chapter-11/ By Michael Harris. Canada has been sued 41 times under the investment provisions in NAFTA, […]

Feb 132018
 

The G7 Summit is in Charlevoix, Quebec, June 8-9, 2018.  https://g7.gc.ca/en/ Canada tops the list with the Toronto G20 Summit, 2010.  Canadians coughed up $1.1 billion dollars to pay for happenings in Toronto and Huntsville, June 25 to 27. Canadians are so hospitable.   Do you know how much each one of us contributed?   And we’ve […]

Jan 152018
 
2014-04-30    Why Only One Top Banker Went to Jail for the Financial Crisis, NY Times Magazine

https://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/04/magazine/only-one-top-banker-jail-financial-crisis.html  By JESSE EISINGER (INSERT:  Eisinger is an investigative business reporter with ProPublica. He shared a Pulitzer Prize for a series of stories on questionable Wall Street practices that led to the financial crisis.  Eisinger was interviewed in July 2017 on U.S. National Public Radio.  I posted a couple of excerpts from that interview at   […]

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 […]