Feb 142021
 

Derek writes: This really bothers me….I see it as a slithery ploy by Trudeau and Freeland to finally allow bulk sale of fresh water to the States under some mumble mouthed phrase that will be interpreted by “an independent Tribunal of corporate CEOs”. If you have any way of supporting Sandra Finley please do.  (simply […]

Feb 062021
 

Honourable Chrystia Freeland and Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, RE:  Request for “Pre-budget” input “Same old” won’t work. Your request for input is a component of a Communications Strategy. As long as you persist with the teachings of the MBA and other “business” strategies,  you are undermining democracy.   When you inhale your own gas, and […]

Aug 202020
 

Glen Assoun was wrongfully convicted of murder.  He spent close to 17 years in prison.  The podcast Dead Wrong is a careful and troubling documentation of the miscarriage of justice. I speak to one aspect of the remedy.  I am afraid it will not be considered, even though it is one root of the problem. Tim […]

Dec 022019
 

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney’s speech given at the Conference on Inclusive Capitalism, London on Tuesday 27 May 2014.   (Carney – Canadian, went to Wall Street, then Governor of Bank of Canada, then Governor of Bank of England,  and December 2019 to UN Special Envoy on Climate Change and finance.)   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1ZFZGWNw7U Full […]

Sep 072019
 
2019-09-04  Bayer’s Roundup Woes Deepen as Germany Bans Key Chemical,  Wall Street Journal

Preface to the article,  MY EXCITEMENT: From: Sandra Finley Sent: September 7 To: Ruth.Bender  (The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) journalist who wrote the article below) Subject: RE: Bayer’s Roundup Woes Deepen as Germany Bans Key Chemical Enormous thanks to you, Ruth, and to the WSJ for publishing this article. I am from the farmlands 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 […]

Jan 172019
 
2019-01-16  Canadian military claimed a report didn't exist — even though it 'clearly' did, Ottawa Citizen

Details of the incident emerged shortly after a court heard about alleged attempts by officers to hide records needed by Vice Admiral Mark Norman Judge Advocate General Commodore Geneviève Bernatchez, who endorsed a recommendation by one of her staff to tell DND officials that the report didn’t exist, according to a briefing document.David Kawai/The Canadian […]

Jan 172019
 
2019-01-15  “Cash-for-access dinners have made a return to Ontario politics and it’s a bad sign for democracy. ... “At $1,250 per-plate to buy the ear of the premier, this is not a ‘government for the people.’ It’s a government for big banks, big developers, big nuclear, and big oil.”

“Cash-for-access dinners have made a return to Ontario politics and it’s a bad sign for democracy. Pay-to-play politics is good for those with deep pockets, but not good for the people,” said Schreiner. “At $1,250 per-plate to buy the ear of the premier, this is not a ‘government for the people.’ It’s a government for […]

Nov 052018
 

(This was originally Item #2  in 2010-02-11   Manipulators without conscience. This is your food. Bayer’s GM rice. Triffid (U of S) GM flax.  Jane Jacobs on separation of commerce and governance.)   THE PROBLEMS WE GET INTO WHEN WE DO NOT HAVE A SEPARATION OF POWERS BETWEEN THE STATE AND COMMERCE: JANE JACOBS The GM […]

Oct 142018
 

“In his new book, Stephen Harper warns that standing up for the environment makes for bad politics, especially in a populist age when parties are looking for the votes of ‘ordinary’ people.” Susan Delacourt quotes a new book entitled Right Here, Right Now: “Political parties, including mine, have won elections just by opposing a carbon […]