Category Archives: History

New Zealand / Aotearoa and Australia / New Holland

Here is some info about the names of these two great places I very much enjoyed visiting and living in plus some of my thoughts about them. I am fortunate to have made many good friends in New Zealand (NZ) … 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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Why are many liberal leaders being called socialists or communists and Conservative leaders fascists or authoritarians?

A two dimensional view of the political spectrum. April 19 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen Many political right and left wing supporters resorting to extreme views and opinions to try and make their points. Less and less importance … Continue reading

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Racism in Canada – Protecting against it and hate speech while supporting free speech

Apr 4 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen Racism is an issue many people in Canada face and much has been done to try and address this. Much more is needed and we all need to do our part. … Continue reading

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UN criticism and trusted sources of information

March 31 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen The post linking to this article filled with mostly negative criticism of Angelina-Jolie and the UN. https://nationalpost.com/news/world/angelina-jolie-fighting-for-women-and-justice-are-crucial https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10157306559339595&id=110225254594 It is concerning but understandable to see so many extreme view points and … Continue reading

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Human Rights Under Attack: Gareth Peirce on The New Dark Age

British lawyer and human rights activist Gareth Peirce. In the 2018 Sir Graham Day Lecture, she warns eroding human rights under the guise of national security is a profound attack on democracy. (Mary Lynk/CBC) (Mary Lynk/CBC) CBC Radio · Ideas … Continue reading

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Unless It Changes, Capitalism Will Starve Humanity By 2050 – Forbes

(Credit: ZINIYANGE AUNTONY/AFP/Getty Images) — Feb 9th 2019 – Forbes plus added commentary. “Capitalism has generated massive wealth for some, but it’s devastated the planet and has failed to improve human well-being at scale.” “We are killing the earth as … Continue reading

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