Jun 052019
 
2019-06-04  Julian Assange Scores Legal Victory as Swedish Court Denies Detention Request,  CNN

This is a reasonably (?) balanced article, insofar as mainstream reporting goes. I inserted two comments to point out subtle distortions that I think are important.  Can I still say it’s “reasonably balanced”?! /Sandra Buildings are reflected in the window as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is taken from court, where he appeared on charges of […]

May 312019
 
2019-05-30  Tax Fairness Weekly

Canadians for Tax Fairness does important work.   As you’ll see in this weekly report, the problem of tax fairness is international.   People from around the world are working shoulder-to-shoulder – – we shall overcome. I shake my head when I see progress in other countries;  Canada is lagging.  BUT!  forward the Tax Fairness Weekly […]

May 302019
 

An important contribution to understanding the application of First Amendment rights (U.S.) in the Assange case.  With thanks to Andrew Napolitano and the Washington Times. – – – – – – – –  – – — Andrew P. Napolitano, a former judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, is a regular contributor to The […]

May 282019
 

(NOTE: I try to use original articles, rather than someone’s interpretation.   Glenn Greenwald (associated with the revelations from Edward Snowden) co-founded The Intercept.  I couldn’t find an originating article there for  “Glenn Greenwald makes an important point”.   Greenwald is often quoted by other media;  Democracy Now, Amy Goodman, often seeks his viewpoint.  This time, […]

May 272019
 
2019-05-27  Tide of Public Opinion is Turning in Assange’s Favor,  Consortium News

(NOTE:  We started sharing info on Julian Assange, at least by 2010.   I listened to numbers of interviews/discussions with him, before drawing conclusions.   He was always insightful,  straight forward, advanced in his understanding, well worth the time.  That early material is posted if you wish to go back to it.   The people who make […]

May 242019
 

RELATED:   2015-03 What is IARC?  IARC 2015 “classified glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic to humans” . . . and “strong” evidence for genotoxicity. 2018-10-08 Recommend: Australian video, The secret tactics Monsanto used to protect Roundup, its star product.   Includes interviews of IARC, CropLife, Monsanto Executive and Regulators. | ABC News (Australia)     Originally aired on […]

May 242019
 

ABC News  (Australia),  documentary:  The secret tactics Monsanto used to protect Roundup, its star product I don’t think you can evaluate the arguments surrounding Bayer-Monsanto’s Roundup (glyphosate) and cancer, WITHOUT more than a passing  understanding of    IARC    CropLife This documentary  addresses both, with actual interviews.  Rare.  The question of crossing the line with […]

May 242019
 
2015-03  What is IARC?  IARC 2015 "classified glyphosate as “probably carcinogenic to humans” . . .   and “strong” evidence for genotoxicity.

IARC  is the International Agency for Research on Cancer. an intergovernmental agency forming part of the World Health Organization of the United Nations. Its role is to conduct and coordinate research into the causes of cancer. It also collects and publishes surveillance data regarding the occurrence of cancer worldwide. Wikipedia Founded: May 20, 1965 Abbreviation: […]

May 242019
 
2019-05-24  Quebec woman seeks to file class action against makers of herbicide Roundup, Bayer-Monsanto.  from CTV News

Containers of Roundup, left, a weed killer is seen on a shelf with other products for sale at a hardware store in Los Angeles on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. A battle over the main ingredient in Roundup, the popular weed killer sprayed by farmers and home gardeners worldwide, is coming to a head in California, […]

May 242019
 
2019-05-23  ‘Frightening’: Charges Against Julian Assange Alarm Press Advocates, from NY Times

By Michael M. Grynbaum and Marc Tracy   Journalists and press freedom groups reacted with alarm on Thursday after the Trump administration announced new charges against Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks leader, for publishing classified information, in a case that legal experts say takes direct aim at previously sacrosanct protections for the news media. In indicting […]