Jun 012018
 

Daniel Ellsberg’s recent book,  “The Doomsday Machine,  Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner“, is an extremely important contribution to the historical record, and to the understanding of current affairs. (Click on the small text “Daniel Ellsberg”, under the Title of this posting to generate a list of other postings that have a connection to Ellsberg.) […]

May 282018
 

CLOSELY RELATED:  2011-05-11   Revolution, song and youtube by Coco Love Alcorn (Canadian)   My friend who has learning disabilities  likes “Les Miserables”,  the musical.  She has seen it, and played it many times over.  Auditory memory serves her quite well.  Internet searches are aided by spell check.  Today, she left a phone message: Just to […]

Apr 082018
 
2018-04-09  Punishment of Julian Assange is political, not legal   Daily MIrror, UK

http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Punishment-of-Julian-Assange-is-political-not-legal-148445.html Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno     Recent reports that the Ecuadoran government has blocked internet / phone access and disallowed visitors to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange – who has been holed up in the Ecuadoran Embassy in London for five and a half years – point to the latest in a series of moves […]

Mar 212018
 

(Scroll down to the announcement from Tufts.) ECONOMIC INDICATORS: JUST ONE of the problems:   The Accounting system defines what is included in “Operating Costs”.  Then, (simplified):  Revenue minus Expenses (costs) is Profit.   Profits are available for distribution to Investors.   The fewer costs you pay, the more that can be paid to investors (and […]

Mar 132018
 
2018-03-13   Large initiative.  Kennedy delivers VACCINE SAFETY PROJECT to Congress

View this email in your browser Forward to friends! Note:  Click on the small text under the title of this posting,  Vaccinations (incl corruption of science & govt)  to generate a list of other postings in the same category. March 13, 2018 Congress Receives Vaccine Safety Project Details Including Actions Needed for Sound Science and […]

Mar 082018
 

(This comes after Avaaz’s successes in challenging Monsanto, especially over re-licensing of Roundup in the EU.   In response, Monsanto uses the Justice system as a tool for tying up the time, energy and money of a target.  Civilians fund the Justice system.  California and Ontario are two jurisdictions that have enacted anti-SLAPP legislation.   I wonder […]

Mar 062018
 
2016 and 2013    The man behind Avaaz, Ricken Patel, Canadian  (Interview, CNN.  Plus article, The Economist)

Ricken Patel, “the man behind Avaaz”, is extraordinary.   He was still a “kid”  – – 30 years old – – when he brought Avaaz into being (2007).   He is driven by altruism, and it works.  In the time span of ten years,  the number of “Avaazers” has grown from zero to 46 million.   Their accomplishments […]