Monthly Archives: January 2015

An alternative to the crass demeritocracy of corporate journalism

I love Medilens as “an alternative to the crass demeritocracy of corporate journalism` Just the other day I praised Monbiot for his rather tame view of today`s journalism.  Medialens rightly put that praise in its place but also offers a … Continue reading

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Harper’s idiocy on terrorism and oil

Canada’s economy is tanking yet Harper and co will still pay for the cost of jets, fuel and manpower to bomb IIS. Plus he still sucks up to the Saudis who have funded the terrorists and screwed the oil market. … Continue reading

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The Destruction of our world by the greed of business people

http://murraydobbin.ca/2015/01/26/downsize-democracy-for-40-years-heres-what-you-get/ Downsize Democracy for 40 Years, Here’s What You Get Posted on January 26, 2015 by murraydobbin If you are searching for significant anniversaries for 2015, one that you might find illuminating is the publication of a book 40 years ago … Continue reading

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Harper gives the police state even more power

Terrifying. Not satisfied with muzzling charities now Harper wants to further reduce and penalize freedom of speech. Rather than go after the root causes of terrorism such as our imperialism (oil and minerals and finance) and our uncritical support for … Continue reading

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The NDP needs to be a lot more courageous

So the NDP are promising to cancel cuts to the CBC. Wow, what social action! What courage! What i would prefer to hear is that they are cancelling all subsidies to the fossil fuel industry and reinvesting in renewable energy research. … Continue reading

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Our ‘impartial’ broadcasters have become mouthpieces of the elite

Our ‘impartial’ broadcasters have become mouthpieces of the elite If you think the news is balanced, think again. Journalists who should challenge power are doing its dirty work by George Monbiot This article encapsulates so much of the research I … Continue reading

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The rich see climate change action as unprofitable

Please go down to the link to read a very fine paper of which the following is just an except In a newly published paper in the Swedish magazine Extrakt he writes: It is cost-effective to postpone global climate action. … Continue reading

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