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 […]

Mar 062018
 

See also:  The man behind Avaaz, Ricken Patel, Canadian  (Interview, CNN, plus article, The Economist)   From: Ricken Patel – Avaaz Subject: You won’t BELIEVE what happened at Avaaz this week…     Dear Avaaz, It really is unbelievable what this movement gets done, in an *ordinary* week!! Just try scrolling down to get a […]

Feb 252018
 

 http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-43179279# Ecuador says the country’s latest efforts to negotiate the departure of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from its London embassy have failed. Foreign minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa said the UK was unwilling to take part in talks about his release. A UK Foreign Office spokesman said Mr Assange should “leave the embassy to face justice”. […]

Feb 122018
 
2018-02-11  Sweden tried to drop Assange extradition in 2013, CPS emails show,  The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2018/feb/11/sweden-tried-to-drop-assange-extradition-in-2013-cps-emails-show    UK prosecutors tried to dissuade Swedish counterparts from dropping the charges, exchange shows Owen Bowcott and Ewen MacAskill Julian Assange on the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA Swedish prosecutors attempted to drop extradition proceedings against Julian Assange as early as 2013, according to a confidential exchange of emails […]