I have to spend some time with Maya Angelou! I only know her superficially. Here she is in a “Master Class” video done by Oprah. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6WqYMdRIRI
2023-03-02 Maria Ressa on facing down dictators, disinformation and standing up for democracy, Author “How to Stand Up to a Dictator”, Nobel Laureate.CBC Radio
Listen. You will be rewarded! Maria Ressa on facing down dictators, disinformation and standing up for democracy Nobel Peace Prize-winning journalist Maria Ressa is a force to be reckoned with. She’s a celebrated investigative reporter whose recent memoir How To Stand Up to a Dictator outlines both her work exposing government corruption and misinformation in the Philippines, and the personal and […]
2018-09-27 Vladimir Pozner: How the United States Created Vladimir Putin, Yale U
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 […]
2021-11 Music for a revolution. Non-violent resistance, young people. And a rousing Ode to Joy by Ana Rucner
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: […]
2021-10-28 Do Not Give Up Your Rights ~ Dr. Julie Ponesse’s Remarkable Speech
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
2021-10-20 The contributions of Brian Peckford, former premier of Newfoundland/Labrador to the Freedom Fighters. Conversation with journalist Andrew Lawton.
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 […]
2021-10-25 Naomi Wolf – vaccination. “fighting for liberty should be non-partisan”. Limited time to act.
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 […]
2021-10-31 2,000 FDNY firefighters take medical leave as vaccine sanctions loom, NBC
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 […]
1961 John F Kennedy (1917 to Nov 1963). The President and the Press address.
President John F. Kennedy Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City THE PRESIDENT AND THE PRESS: ADDRESS BEFORE THE AMERICAN NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION, APRIL 27, 1961 Listen to the speech. View related documents. EXCERPT, high-lighted in the full text below, along with a 2nd paragraph: “For we are opposed around the world by a monolithic and […]
2018-02-13 EUREKA! I get it! Health Canada switches to mainly pharmaceutical funding.
The heading does not tell the story. Health Canada switches to mainly pharmaceutical funding (short article below). Health Canada is using pharmaceutical company fees to fund 90% of its operating costs for regulating prescription medications. With a 24% rebate if it fails to review new drug applications within the accepted time frame. How About a […]