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About flexosaurus

I am an anthropologist and Associate Professor who loves to play guitar and comment on social injustice in whatever form it may take

Corporate power killed whatever tiny amount of democracy that might have existed

Same in Canada “Corporate Power and the US Empire killed American democracy while political cowardice and propaganda have us looking for other perpetrators. No it’s not the Russians. Its our own history, culture and political system.” https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/12/06/how-corporate-power-killed-democracy/ Advertisements

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Here are the people who rule Canada

Here are your rulers: (a few years old now but not much changes here.)   Figure 8 List of the Wealthy 86 By Year (Derived From Canadian Business Magazine) Rank 2012 2005 1999 1 Thomson family KENNETH THOMSON AND FAMILY  KENNETH … Continue reading

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Oligarchy in Canada: A Report

You might want to have a read of this report. Her is a quote from it:   “The level of wealth inequality in Canada has reached such extremes that in 2012, according to figures derived from Canadian Business magazine, the … Continue reading

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The Canadian Oilgarchy and why Democracy is a Farce in Canada

I know I go on about Canada’s oligarchy and how democracy is a farce because of it but have a look at this article. Of course it is decrying the “decline” of the Desmarais but when you look into the … Continue reading

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We must begin to curb the power of corporations

We must begin to curb the power of corporations In other news… We must begin to curb the power of corporations Posted on December 1, 2017 by murraydobbin The revelations of the Paradise Papers, the earlier Panama Papers and numerous articles in the western … Continue reading

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The CBC use of “balance” is irresponsible

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/warning-to-humanity-scientists-scaremongering-1.4403246 Here we have an example of the CBC trying to engage in “balance” by publicizing the dissent of a few people to the majority view. This kind of article continues to raise “concerns” about well established science that contribute … Continue reading

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Reconciliation: a further colonizing move

I was asked by a pal what I thought about “reconciliation” between non-indigenous and indigenous peoples. Here is my answer: I do not like the term reconciliation because it implies that Indigenous peoples did something wrong that requires being reconciled … Continue reading

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