Apr 082019
 

 If you are short of time,  scroll down to the coloured text.   Since the death of Alexandre Grothendieck in November 2014, there have been a number of books and articles about this enigmatic man who earned a reputation as “the greatest pure mathematician of the twentieth century”.   Grothendieck invented ways of thinking that were highly […]

Apr 042019
 
2019-03-28 Newsweek failed to disclose chemical industry connections of opinion writers who argued that glyphosate can’t be regulated.   Connected to lawsuit at U of Saskatchewan over U's refusal to do disclosure re Bayer (Monsanto).

RELATED:    2018-08-18   SIGNIFICANCE EXPLAINED: U of Saskatchewan taken to Court, Refuses to disclose Right to Know symposium proceedings The Newsweek story is related to the court case against the U of Saskatchewan.  Prof Stuart Smyth is the Bayer-Monsanto mouthpiece. It is curious to me that Newsweek would publish the article and not disclose the industry […]

Mar 312019
 

The trailer is excellent. WHERE TO SEE THE FILM? https://www.modifiedthefilm.com/see-the-film – – – – – –  – – – Many thanks to Cindy who writes: A small group has been able to convince the National Farmers Union (NFU) to allow us to make a brief presentation and offer a petition to sign at their national […]

Mar 262019
 

https://www.tvo.org/video/documentaries/call-of-the-forest-the-forgotten-wisdom-of-trees Forests are one of the world’s most significant sources of food, new medicines and oxygen. Scientist and author Diana Beresford-Kroeger explores our profound biological and spiritual connection with trees, and meets people who are taking the lead to replant, restore and protect the last of the planet’s great ancient forests.

Mar 232019
 
2019-03-22  How the media let malicious idiots take over,  The Guardian,  George Monbiot

George Monbiot Be it Jacob Rees-Mogg or Nigel Farage, blusterers and braggarts are rewarded with platforms that distort our political debate @GeorgeMonbiot Jacob Rees-Mogg during his LBC radio phone-in programme, April 2018. Photograph: Ian West/PA If our politics is becoming less rational, crueller and more divisive, this rule of public life is partly to blame: […]

Mar 122019
 
2019-03-12  Court documents reveal Monsanto's efforts to fight glyphosate's 'severe stigma', CBC

Canadian firm hired to recruit scientists to publish studies that ultimately defended Roundup’s key ingredient Gil Shochat, Sylvie Fournier A review by CBC/Radio-Canada of internal Monsanto documents disclosed in the court case of Dewayne Johnson, who sued Monsanto and won $78 million US last October, showed the many efforts Monsanto took to fight a negative […]

Mar 122019
 
2013-11-13  “An open letter to all the wild creatures of the earth", Patrick Lane, Convocation Address, University of Victoria

On November 13, 2013, the University of Victoria conferred an honorary degree (Doctor of Letters, honoris causa) on Patrick Lane. His convocation address, “An open letter to all the wild creatures of the earth,” published by the Times Colonist newspaper, has since been shared many times on other sites and through social media. Convocation Address […]

Feb 282019
 

Julian Assange (Wikileaks) published the American plans for Canada in 2011: An embassy cable written by US Ambassador David Wilkins the day the Conservatives were first elected in 2006 suggests Harper would be useful in advancing the US agenda for Canada and that giving him ” a success story” like the softwood lumber deal would […]

Feb 282019
 

RELATED:   2019-02-23   propaganda flourishes if you kill Julian Assange. . . Americans and Canadians vis-a-vis Venezuela, Canadians to buy warships for $105 Billion, Lockheed Martin, Corruption   On Campus News,  U of S.   Feb 8, 2019 The centre fold, pages 8 – 9,  view the images. https://news.usask.ca/documents/OCN_FEB2019_web.pdf  From serving overseas to earning degrees,Veteran of […]

Feb 232019
 
2019-02-23   Venezuela Condemns Staged Operation at Border with Colombia, teleSUR   (U.S. propaganda, support for unseating a democratically-elected leader of Venezuela, major oil producer)

(You may want to just scroll down to the newscast at the bottom) Venezuelan armed vehicles are seen at the Venezuelan-Colombian border after the staged attack by right-wing elements. | Photo: teleSUR teleSUR correspondent in Venezuela said Venezuelan immigration Police were securing the border point and that members of the Venezuelan army were deployed at the scene. A group of low-level soldiers of the […]