Apr 012016
 

NOTE:  Details, related postings, comments – –  see  2016-04-04 The Panama Papers: world reacts to huge offshore tax files leak, The Guardian http://www.wired.com/2016/04/reporters-pulled-off-panama-papers-biggest-leak-whistleblower-history/   When Daniel Ellsberg photocopied and leaked the Pentagon Papers to the New York Times in 1971, those 7,000 pages of top secret Vietnam War documents represented what was then the biggest […]

Mar 042016
 

Guardian analysis of leaked papers will show how influential people including heads of government have exploited tax havens Juliette Garside, Holly Watt and David Pegg The hidden wealth of some of the world’s most prominent leaders, politicians and celebrities has been revealed by an unprecedented leak of millions of documents that show the myriad ways […]

Jan 302016
 
2016-01-30  Tories (Britain) lobbying to protect Google’s £30bn island tax haven

OFFSHORE BANKING  (includes Tax Havens) It’s worth the time to try and understand a bit of the huge role played by offshore banking.   It is estimated that half of the world’s GDP flows through tax-sheltered secret bank accounts and trusts – – trillions of dollars. Maybe you think it’s not a big deal, you live […]

Apr 032014
 

The waves of mobilization underway are incredible! This is American based.  Just a small sampling.  Most of them are new to me. I have particular interest in Reset The Net  (you’ll see it below) because it’s related to the Edward Snowden leaks and thereby to Lockheed Martin’s participation in Statistics Canada. Excerpts from http://www.nationofchange.org/waves-nationwide-actions-planned-key-historic-moment-1396532177   Tim DeChristopher, […]

Apr 032014
 

In follow-up to:  2014-03-24  Snowden, Vancouver, TED Talks    From  Popular Resistance,  DAILY MOVEMENT NEWS  Reset the Net, seeks to restore privacy to the Internet by our own actions rather than waiting for the government, which seems to put the security state ahead of our privacy. People are taking action now to push Internet providers […]

Mar 312013
 
2013-03  Excellent!  TED Talk, Ron Finley, A guerilla gardener in south central L.A.

I want to make sure this TED Talk  by Ron Finley is widely known. Maybe you’ll experience the same high as I did, watching it?! http://www.ted.com/talks/ron_finley_a_guerilla_gardener_in_south_central_la.html  – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –  – Ron Finley’s work is very positive and creative.  It is CONSTRUCTION;  this is what […]

Jun 172012
 

I am writing a rebuttal to this article which has been published in newspapers in Canada, the U.S., Australia, the U.K.  There are several problems with the article. June 6 Reuters (USA and Canada), published in my local newspaper on June 17, page A4. http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/07/us-usa-occupywallstreet-idUSBRE85606J20120607 By Chris Francescani Thu Jun 7, 2012 6:39pm EDT (Reuters) […]

Jun 042012
 

It is NOT angry and it is NOT violent!   It is quite wonderful. It starts in Quebec: Our revolution of love, hope and community (Rabble.ca) UPDATE:  video  Casseroles – Vancouver, May 30 2012 Shot & edited by Ian MacKenzie,   ianmack.com Inspired by Jeremie Battaglia’s gorgeous Montreal film, Vancouver answers the Quebec student movement with a […]

Jun 032012
 

“Tens of thousands marching everyday…” 3 min http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4YRcLwQ0aM&feature=player_embedded This news broadcast by Russia Today originated in the U.S. with this note: The people of North America need to revoke the Broadcast Licenses of all the North American Media who continue to fail to report in full on every demonstration in this land. We can only get our demonstrations […]