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 […]

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 092017
 
2017-07-07  What if Omar Khadr isn’t guilty?   National Observer

http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/07/07/opinion/what-if-omar-khadr-isnt-guilty By Sandy Garossino in Opinion, Politics | July 7th 2017 Omar Khadr (right) speaks with his lawyer Dennis Edney in Edmonton on May 7, 2015. File photo by The Canadian Press Editor’s Note: This story contains images some readers may find disturbing.   The controversy surrounding Omar Khadr’s reported $10.5-million settlement for Ottawa’s complicity in his oppressive […]

May 112017
 

Banksters: Index The report notes that only the most profitable, least-risky projects will be privatized With thanks to CUPE for making G&M material available  (G&M requires subscription): https://cupe.ca/documents-expose-dangers-liberal-privatization-bank Newly-released government documents expose the privatization plans at the heart of the Liberal’s proposed infrastructure bank The Globe and Mail is reporting on government briefings that show the Canada […]

May 032017
 

Banksters: Index I am hopeful that a read of excerpts (scroll down) from the book will impel more people to the book. It is well written, well laid out, an easy read – – 148 pages.   The sources are foot-noted through the Endnotes.   It is highly important.  You will learn a lot.  Many thanks to Joyce […]

Apr 282017
 

Banksters: Index The email I sent to everyone, to tie together Barton. With a prefacing note: Hi Lou, I think too many Canadians are unaware. If they take the 29 minutes to listen to the interview of Barton, and time to skim what Perkins explains (links below), they may change their mind about remaining dis-engaged. […]