Category Archives: History

Rememberence day and WWII in realtime tweets

“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.” Please be silent for … Continue reading

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Lack of critical thinking – a downward trend in the United States and elsewhere

Nov 4 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – Canadian and Global Citizen — Intellectual Thinking: Being More Aware! An intellectual is a person who engages in critical thinking, research, and reflection about society and proposes solutions for its normative problems. Some … Continue reading

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Manitoba Hydro’s dirty power – and dark legacy

Construction of the Keeyask Generating Station project located approximately 725 km north of Winnipeg on the lower Nelson River. Manitoba Hydro / SunMedia — August 22 2018 A bit about MB Hydro’s dirty past that many do not want the … Continue reading

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The Canadian tax system favors the wealthy – No shit sherlock but what is the impact

August 22 2018 – Economics The very wealthy one percent and especially the ultra wealthy .01 percent who often say they take the most risks and create the most jobs so should be given bigger tax breaks. The majority of … Continue reading

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Canada gold reserves nearly zero

Image – istock — Canada has been selling off its gold reserves for a while now and is at or close to zero. In the 60’s it had over 1000 Tonnes. It’s reserve is now made up in currency and … Continue reading

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Platform capitalism, digital technology and the future of work

(Shutterstock) CBC Ideas – The Massey Lectures 80+ % of the digital economy controlled by a very small number of giant corporations with monopolies and enormous influence over democracies. They pretty much get what ever they want. This happened in … Continue reading

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Canada’s Department of National Defence provides this statement about UFO’s after declining CBC request for interview

(image: Department of National Defence) Dec 20 2107 – CBC the Current Part One: U.S. government hidden UFO investigations New revelations show the Pentagon ran a secret UFO program from 2007 until it was officially defunded in 2012. Canada’s Department … Continue reading

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