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 […]
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 […]
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’ […]
2017-04-28 Dominic Barton (McKinsey Co.): Morneau appointed him to head Economic Advisory Committee. EHMs.
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. […]
Ch. 40, Istanbul: Tools of Modern Empire, The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (EHM), John Perkins, 2016.
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 […]
2016-07-16 Maude Barlow: Millions yearn to escape free-trade deals
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 […]
2016-07-13 “Free” Trade? Fraud Alert – The deceptive branding behind corporatists’ preference for the term “free trade” over simply “trade.”, by David Korten. Linguistics, Propaganda
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 […]
2016-07-07 Maude Barlow: Brexit, CETA and the right way to create trade agreements. Corporatocracy.
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 […]
2016-06-24 CETA appears to be on hold, Council of Canadians calls for new study of the deal
[ 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 […]
2016-04-02 NAFTA Chapter 11: Tribunal rules against Texas oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens in lawsuit over Ontario wind farms
Follow-up on 2015-10-16 Texas Oil Tycoon T. Boone Pickens’ $700-Million NAFTA Lawsuit Against Ontario Nears End, NY Times & Huffington Post By John Miner, The London Free Press (Postmedia Network file photo) A lawsuit by a Texas oil tycoon that alleged political interference at the highest levels in the awarding of Ontario wind farm […]