Mar 122019
2019-03-12  Court documents reveal Monsanto's efforts to fight glyphosate's 'severe stigma', CBC

Canadian firm hired to recruit scientists to publish studies that ultimately defended Roundup’s key ingredient Gil Shochat, Sylvie Fournier A review by CBC/Radio-Canada of internal Monsanto documents disclosed in the court case of Dewayne Johnson, who sued Monsanto and won $78 million US last October, showed the many efforts Monsanto took to fight a negative […]

Mar 122019
2013-11-13  “An open letter to all the wild creatures of the earth", Patrick Lane, Convocation Address, University of Victoria

On November 13, 2013, the University of Victoria conferred an honorary degree (Doctor of Letters, honoris causa) on Patrick Lane. His convocation address, “An open letter to all the wild creatures of the earth,” published by the Times Colonist newspaper, has since been shared many times on other sites and through social media. Convocation Address […]

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.  From serving overseas to earning degrees,Veteran of […]

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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 […]

Feb 142019

To:  Persons who spoke out concerning Peter MacKinnon’s appointment to presidency of Dal, There’s more to the background of Dalhousie presidents Peter MacKinnon and before him, Richard Florizone, than told in the news report. Dissent arises when there are conflicting interests,  inimical to the public interest.  If anyone should understand and uphold the tenets of […]

Feb 122019
2019-01-24   Concerns on transparency and sustainability raised at University Council.  From student newspaper, The Sheaf.  University of Sask.

By Ana Cristina Camacho U of S President and Vice-Chancellor Peter Stoicheff asks council a question during a University Council Meeting in Room 241 of the Arts Building on Jan. 17, 2019.   Beginning by continuing a discussion from a meeting held on Dec. 20, 2018, retired English professor Len Findlay spoke to the […]

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2019-02-01  Dalhousie's interim president stirs controversy with book on campus dissent

The article appeared in newspapers across the country.  PEI Guardian, Victoria Times Colonist, Saskatoon Star Phoenix where MacKinnon had a lengthy tenure. The Canadian Press Published: Feb 01  HALIFAX — Dalhousie University’s interim president has written a new book on campus debate and dissent — and it has provoked both at the Halifax school, with […]

Jan 182019

Does it really matter whether the funding is from Huawei, Lockheed Martin, or Monsanto-Bayer?   It seems like trying to close the barn door after the horse has bolted. – – – – – – – Decision on Chinese telecoms firm comes as national security concerns mount in the west The university emailed doctoral students in […]