Monthly Archives: May 2014

Land Mines and Global Warming

The floods in Bosnia and Serbia are said to have dislodged land mines left over from the 1990 civil war and, according to the G and M, they could be carried downstream into Eastern Europe and into the turbines of … Continue reading

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The End of Anthropology? A critical review

For those anthropologists who may follow this blog you might consider going to the following links for a free (for a limited time) copy of Max Forte’s critical review of  The end of anthropology? Edited by Holger Jebens and Karl-Heinz … Continue reading

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GM executives should have gone to jail for manslaughter at least

GM pays 35 million as a penalty for not recalling cars with faulty ignitions that killed at least 11 people over the decade they did not recall. Not one of the CEOs who presided over GM over that period was … Continue reading

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Canada’s bullshit fund for future oil spill cleanups

The conservatives now have the answer for future oil spill cleanup costs. Their big idea is to raise the price industry has to pay for spill clean-up from 161 million to 400 million. A major oil spill in any of … Continue reading

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Nigeria is Canada

I loved this headline on the CBC “Nigeria: Oil riches can’t hide a wealth of social ills” Describes Canada pretty effectively. Lot’s of oilmen getting rich and lots of missing Aboriginal women

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Canadian’s hypocrisy about “Nigerian girls”

While I think it is terrible that these “Nigerian girls” are being subjected to these horrors, I always find that Cdns are always more interested in condemning and advocating for action against foreign evils than addressing what is in their … Continue reading

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Why the is no free press apart from independent press in Canada

Canadian group not dealing with major free expression issues  https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?shva=1#inbox/145cd2432a6e6aef Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), a non-profit organization I worked with for 14 years, is one of dozens of groups from around the world that celebrated the importance of an … Continue reading

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