Aug 202017
 

With thanks to Cliff.  From The Guardian, https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/aug/18/neoliberalism-the-idea-that-changed-the-world?CMP=share_btn_twtheguardian.com Neoliberalism: the idea that swallowed the world The word has become a rhetorical weapon, but it properly names the reigning ideology of our era – one that venerates the logic of the market and strips away the things that make us human. By Stephen Metcalf Friday 18 […]

Aug 072017
 

(The links work;  I don’t know why the line is through them.) Please help stop more corporate takeover; Politicians who sell us out.  Add your name to the petition:  http://www.erinweir.com/save_sasktel_petition?utm_campaign=july2017media&utm_medium=email&utm_source=erinweir  Christy Clark lost her position as Premier of B.C., in large part due to her servicing of corporate interests, and the money flowing into the […]

Aug 022017
 

Background?    There is a very good German video that explains how “the monster payday” works.   Note the date: 2015-11-16 YouTube: German Public TV tells Europeans re ISDS (Investor State Dispute Settlements).   Canada? U.S.? What are we seeing? The recent report below related to Argentina is evidence of how widespread the problem is.   Canadians point out […]

Jul 292017
 
2017-07-28  How an Ontario mom fended off a $120K libel lawsuit over her Facebook posts,  CBC

http://www.cbc.ca/1.4175496 RELATED POSTINGS: 2016-07-29 ‘What law am I breaking?’ How a Facebook troll came undone 2015-09-30 Cyberbullying, an issue of free speech. Salman Rushdie, a guiding light.  2015-09-24 Urgent action needed to combat online (“cyber”) violence against women and girls, UN report Katie Mohammed has been awarded $7,500 in damages under Ontario’s anti-SLAPP laws. (Katie […]

Jul 182017
 
2005-07-18   NAFTA  "The sheer fact that Brian Mulroney went from being a Canadian prime minister to the most prominent director of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) should never be lost o­n the investigation. . . .

The Mulroney Government approved the sale of Ogilvie Mills, the last independent milling company in Canada to ADM after they passed NAFTA: “The sheer fact that Brian Mulroney went from being a Canadian prime minister to the most prominent director of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) should never be lost o­n the investigation. . . . […]

Jul 182017
 

Executive Profile* M. Brian Mulroney P.C., C.C., LL.D Founding Partner and Special Advisor,Teilhard Technologies Inc. Age Total Calculated Compensation This person is connected to 79 board members in 8 different organizations across 17 different industries. See Board Relationships 78 — Background* Hon. M. Brian Mulroney, P.C., C.C., LL.D serves as Senior Partner and International Business […]

Jul 182017
 
2017-07-18  NAFTA,  Brian Mulroney, founding partner and special advisor to Teilhard Technologies Inc.  BOARD MEMBER AFFILIATES.

https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/relationship.asp?personId=106861 July 18, 2017 5:15 PM ET Software Company Overview of Teilhard Technologies Inc. Snapshot People OverviewBoard MembersCommittees BOARD MEMBERS AFFILIATED WITH M. Brian Mulroney P.C., C.C., LL.D* M. Brian Mulroney P.C., C.C., LL.D Founding Partner and Special Advisor 79 79 Age Total Annual Compensation 77 — Gerard M. Murphy The Blackstone Group International Partners […]

Jul 182017
 
2017-07-18   NAFTA   Mulroney "most connected to" Stephen Allen Schwarzman, Co-founder, Chair & CEO of Blackstone Group, compensation $47,000,000.

https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/people/person.asp?personId=65024&privcapId=671980 blackstone group lp/the (BX:New York) Executive Profile* Stephen Allen Schwarzman Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,The Blackstone Group L.P. Age Total Calculated Compensation This person is connected to 505 board members in 10 different organizations across 6 different industries. See Board Relationships 70 $46,968,924 As of Fiscal Year 2016 Background* Mr. Stephen Allen Schwarzman, […]