Jun 102017

Banksters: Index Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland was interviewed on CBC Radio, The House (June 10).   http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thehouse   (The interview starts at 3:05, ends at 16:30) Host Chris Hall asked some hard questions of Freeland re use of “hard power” in foreign policy. BUT re NAFTA, Nothing re ISDS (Investor-State Dispute Settlement) –  also referred to as […]

Jun 022017

One tries to keep Beyond Banksters  and the $180,000,000,000 in Infrastructure spending simple. A problem:  I’ve helped fight down two large infrastructure projects for water.  I am committed to the value of information.  Of what value is relevant information, if it’s not shared?! Jake (from the U.S.) observed: Big Pharma and Big Agriculture have taken control of most […]

May 182017
2016-08-09  Turning off the Tap:  Site C and Water Privatization in Canada,  Global Research

Turning off the Tap: Site C and Water Privatization in Canada Banksters: Index (Back-up copy) By Jennifer O’Keeffe Site C Dam is a proposed 60-metre high, 1,050m length dam on the Peace River on Treaty 8 territory in northeastern British Columbia (see image below), a project that if built, would create an 83km reservoir submerging […]

May 102017
2017-05-10  U of S defends prof's Monsanto ties, but some faculty disagree

‘We encourage our faculty to translate their knowledge,’ says public policy school director Jeremy Rayner Jason Warick · CBC News ·  Jeremy Rayner, director of the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the U of S, defended the work of Prof. Peter Phillips and his ties to Monsanto, saying such ties are ‘inevitable’ […]

Apr 282017

Banksters: Index The email I sent to everyone, to tie together Barton. With a prefacing note: Hi Lou, I think too many Canadians are unaware. If they take the 29 minutes to listen to the interview of Barton, and time to skim what Perkins explains (links below), they may change their mind about remaining dis-engaged. […]

Apr 262017

Banksters: Index See also, excerpts from Chapters 34 and 38: Ch. 34, New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, John Perkins, 2016. Ch. 38, Your Friendly Banker as EHM. The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (EHM), John Perkins, 2016. Click on the small grey text at the top of this posting, John Perkins […]

Jul 172016

 Sequence: Maude Barlow: Millions yearn to escape free-trade deals   (below) David Korten  de-constructs the term “free trade” David Barnhizer explains the relationship between linguistics and propaganda   http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/columnists/maude-barlow-millions-yearn-to-escape-free-trade-deals-1.2303535   Millions yearn to escape free-trade deals Maude Barlow / Times Colonist   U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Canada, against the backdrop of Brexit and […]

Jul 172016

Sequence: Maude Barlow: Millions yearn to escape free-trade deals David Korten  de-constructs the term “free trade”      (Below) David Barnhizer explains the relationship between linguistics and propaganda   [  http://www.yesmagazine.org/new-economy/free-trade-fraud-alert-20160713?utm_source=YTW&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=20160715  ]   by David Korten,     YES !  Magazine   So the next time you hear the term “free market” or “free trade,” treat that as a […]

Jul 092016

Maude Barlow explains things so well: http://tvo.org/article/current-affairs/the-next-ontario/maude-barlow-brexit-ceta-and-the-right-way-to-create-trade-agreements by  Daniel Kitts One would expect anti-free-trade activists to cheer the decision of British voters to leave the world’s largest trading bloc. But how do those activists, often on the progressive end of the political spectrum, feel about  how the victorious Leave campaign gained support by stoking anti-immigrant […]

Jun 252016

[  http://canadians.org/blog/ceta-appears-be-hold-council-canadians-calls-new-study-deal   ]   Will Harper’s free trade deal with the European Union survive Brexit?   With the United Kingdom voting to leave the European Union, the Council of Canadians is calling on the Trudeau government to support our call for the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) to conduct an independent analysis of a Canada-EU Comprehensive […]