Author Archives: Kevin Yaworski

About Kevin Yaworski

I use my blog to write about things I find interesting or that I think are matter of public interest.

Podcasts that bridge the political divide

Protesters in front of National Conference Hall, in Tripoli, Libya. (AP Photo/Mohamed Ben Khalifa) CBC Radio · Posted: May 10, 2019 9:00 AM ET | Last Updated: May 10 Surprisingly open and healthy conversations that are both entertaining and illuminating. … Continue reading

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Nature, Nurture And Your Politics

What role does biology play in our politics? More than you might think, according to political scientist John Hibbing. Angela Hsieh October 8, 2018 Hidden Brain – Scientist John Hibbing looks into the psychological differences between most liberals and conservatives. … Continue reading

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Dirty money driving up B.C. home prices as more than $40-billion laundered across Canada in 2018 – Globe and Mail

May 10 2019 Commentary This linked to illegal importing and sale of opioids and other drugs with over 11k Canadians dying of opioid related overdoses since 2016. How was it allowed to get this bad? It says $7 of the … Continue reading

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Ice jams on the Red River and rapid climate change concerns

Drone footage shows Amphibex machines working to break up ice on the Red River in the St. Andrews and St. Clements municipalities in March 2019. (Trevor Lyons/CBC) May 5 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen Thanks to a friend … Continue reading

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Ticketmaster secret scalper program

Ticketmaster secret scalper program not illegal, Competition Bureau says. https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/competition-bureau-ticketmaster-tradedesk-probe-1.5000677

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Facebook bans ‘dangerous individuals’ – BBC News

Milo Yiannopoulous, Alex Jones and Louis Farrakhan have all been banned. Facebook is banning several prominent figures it regards as “dangerous individuals”. The social network accused Alex Jones, host of right-wing conspiracy website InfoWars, its UK editor Paul Joseph Watson … Continue reading

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Hollywood studio looks to sue thousands of Canadians in movie piracy lawsuits

Web piracy hunter Daniel Macek arrives at court on Wednesday. Photo: Ben Grubb A Hollywood studio wants to sue 55,000 Canadians for sharing movies online in a bid to win millions of dollars in legal settlements for copyright violations. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-monetizing-fear-and-uncertainty-lawyers-cry-foul-as-canadians-get/Continue reading

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