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 […]

Dec 072018
 

From: Sandra Finley some edits to original. – – – – In case people at OpenMedia are not aware. My reading:  Barbara Loe Fisher’s recent video is an alert, an alarm bell.  Even if it’s US-based. The New Internet Police Protecting You From Freedom of Thought and Speech, NVIC, *Barbara Loe Fisher Elaboration follows.   […]

Nov 082018
 

There are good pictures but I don’t know how to copy them, and I don’t know where to find this on-line. Can’t give you a URL.  Maybe you have to be on Instagram? Hey Jammers! What does Design Anarchy mean to you? This past Monday, bright and early, Adbusters infiltrated the viscera of Vancouver’s prestigious […]

Nov 042017
 

EU on brink of historic decision on pervasive glyphosate weedkiller  (Monsanto, roundup),  The Guardian. Oct 24, very good article.  Update, Oct 25, the EU temporarily dodged the bullet (again). AVAAZ and other organizations have successfully campaigned, mobilizing millions of people to stop the poisoning.  We have been active on this file through the years. There […]

Nov 012017
 
2017-11-01  Book: “Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science”  by Carey Gillam   (glyphosate, roundup, Monsanto)

Hart writes: Glyphosate is not necessarily the subject of a new crusade for me. But I do believe that family and friends should know about it. For their own and the health of their families. There are ways to reduce the risks. The info about the chemical is particularly important in the EU right now. […]

Jan 162017
 

Reply to Blake, his email below: . . .   It’s interesting how close-minded people are on this topic.  We’ve been taught for more than half-a-century that we’ve been saved by vaccines,  like being saved by God or Jenner, Pasteur and Salk. As I see it, what we know about the world has changed in the […]

Oct 032016
 
2016-10-02   Excerpt from interview with winner of 2016 Pulitzer Prize, Vietnamese-American author Viet Thanh Nguyen. his book "The Sympathizer".

The interview by Eleanor Wachtel is far-ranging and informative. I transcribed the short portion (appears below) in which Vietnamese-American author,  Viet Thanh Nguyen,  discusses a perception of American wars that is not universal.   I think this other perception with its variations is spreading.  (Ref  2016-03-22 There are two sides to the story. Why do we hear only one? (Terrorists & Context: CIA […]

Feb 062016
 

From books.google: Propaganda and the Ethics of Persuasion,  by Randal Marlin. Revised Second Edition 2013   This book aims to develop a sophisticated understanding of propaganda. It begins with a brief history of early Western propaganda, including Ancient Greek classical theories of rhetoric and the art of persuasion, and traces its development through the Christian […]