Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Cdn Oligarchy

If you want to know who actually runs Canada, who owns you and everything else then have a look at this list. This is the Cdn oligarchy. http://www.canadianbusiness.com/lists-and-rankings/richest-people/top-100-richest-canadians-2015/

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Debating the End of the Human Terrain System, Part 1

Debating the End of the Human Terrain System, Part 1 _!fbztxtlnk!_ http://p.feedblitz.com/r3.asp?l=112497869&f=269423&u=22321098&c=0   The US Army’s official caption: “Survey strategy– Human Terrain Analysis Team, Iraqi Police, and U.S. Soldiers with 354th Military Police Company in support of 1st Battalion, 68th … Continue reading

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Raise taxes in Canada, it is the only way.

One of the main things the Libs have to do is to claw back all the ridiculous tax breaks that both the previous liberals and Harperites instituted as part of their neo-lib, small gov’t, let’s gift the rich agenda. That … Continue reading

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The End of Capitalism has Begun

A fine article and one of the first i have read in a long time that gives me a bit of hope. http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jul/17/postcapitalism-end-of-capitalism-begun Illustration by Welcome to an age of sharing. Illustration by Joe Magee Paul Mason Paul Mason @paulmasonnews … Continue reading

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Beware of Trudeau’s “sensitivity” to Aboriginal peoples

Just thought I would say a few things about Trudeau and the Libs and what they have to really deal with beyond photo ops with Aboriginal peoples and crocodile tears at Truth and Reconciliation. Here they are: Let’s put it … Continue reading

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Name the perpetrators of Residential School genocide

Here is a G and M letter to the Editor that I think merits wider viewing: Right relations Re Truth And Reconciliation (Folio, Dec. 16): “Systems,” “governments” and “churches” are collectively blamed for the abuses cited in the Truth and … Continue reading

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An article to counter the current public scholar discourse

http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/2015/dec/10/academics-forget-about-public-engagement-stay-in-your-ivory-towers Academics: forget about public engagement, stay in your ivory towers Researchers are urged to make their work accessible, but simplifying complex ideas doesn’t support great scholarship  ‘Stay in your offices, write books that few people will read,’ says James … Continue reading

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