Oct 012022
 

John Ralston Saul is president emeritus of PEN International and PEN Canada. His 14 books include The Collapse of Globalism and The Unconscious Civilization. This piece was adapted from opening remarks made at a Sept. 27 reading of Salman Rushdie’s work, organized by the Toronto International Festival of Authors, Penguin Random House Canada, the Writers […]

Aug 092022
 
2202-08-09  Anti-SLAPP   Important win for people.  ‘Every citizen won’: court dismisses defamation suit against conservationists The Qualicum Beach case has big ramifications . . . a B.C. law designed to protect freedom of speech

RELATED     With thanks to The Narwhal By Stephanie Wood ‘Every citizen in British Columbia won’: court dismisses defamation suit against conservationists The Qualicum Beach case has big ramifications as one of the first tests of a B.C. law designed to protect freedom of speech A B.C. environmental group that tested a provincial law […]

Feb 252022
 

The previous “For your selection” emailed was   For your selection, February 09.  Stoked Groupings:  THE RULE OF LAW 2022-02-25     Why we’re still suing the Trudeau government over its use of the Emergencies Act, . . .  National Post  Trudeau invoked the Act and revoked it days later 2022-02-17 Canadian Constitution Foundation announces legal challenge […]

Jan 272022
 

Pozner’s talk and his replies to audience questions are instructive in dealing with the situation we find ourselves in. On September 27, 2018, Yale’s Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, and the Poynter Fellowship for Journalism hosted Vladimir Pozner, the acclaimed Russian-American journalist and broadcaster. Pozner spoke on the impact of US foreign […]

Jan 052022
 
2022-01-23  Defeat the Mandates. World-wide protests.  Beginning weekend of January 22-23, 2022

. https://defeatthemandatesdc.com/ . I first heard about “Defeat the Mandates” in the interview of Dr. Malone, the doctor who helped create mRNA starting 30 years ago  (Vaccinology).  The interview was by Joe Rogan.  The link to it is on the above website, scroll down to “the Media” sectionn   On Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/279771097456215/ United we stand, […]

Dec 162021
 

What’s happening among young people? RC The Rapper “JUST SAY NO”   (Canadian)   https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1150539295466345 (You have to un-mute.   That’s Unity, SK you see.   About 1/2 hour drive from where I grew up on the Sask prairie, small towns.) = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =   Janet writes:  […]

Nov 042021
 

I am indebted to Brian Peckford.  He brought Dr. Ponesse to my attention. A professor of Ethics for 20 years, fired by Western University because of covid.  Listen to her! (The text of her speech can be found at  https://brownstone.org/articles/do-not-give-up-your-rights-dr-julie-ponesses-remarkable-speech/) Dr. Julie Ponesse | The Faith and Democracy Series

Nov 032021
 

Brian Peckford, former Premier of Newfoundland/Labrador is shocked by the loss of rights being experienced by Canadians, at the hands of their own governments and institutions. VIDEO BELOW  – – journalist Lawton asks excellent questions.  The former premier has a reputation for straight-shooting.  He hits the mark with his call, in common language for a […]

Nov 012021
 

Naomi Wolf: Medical Freedom Is a Non-Partisan Issue I recommend the video – – click on the above link.  Then scroll down a bit. The show’s hosts discuss the concept of freedom with Naomi Wolf, best-selling author, journalist and Rhodes Scholar. Wolf, who also is CEO of the online information hub Daily Clout, said freedom […]

Nov 012021
 

U.S.:  Police and Fire departments “across the country”, along with “city workers”. The PBA filed its lawsuit on the same day as thousands of city workers marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to protest the vaccine mandate. Union opposition to these obligations, especially in city police departments, has been growing across the country and increasing in […]