Category Archives: History

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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This isn’t going to end well – powerful statements from novelist / biologist

Barbara Kingsolver’s novel Flight Behaviour is widely viewed as a climate change parable because it captures the emotional essence of living through an era of climate change. (Annie Griffiths) Sept 27 2017 – Kevin Yaworski – Global Citizen It is … Continue reading

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US confederate symbols and statues do not represent the values of the vast majority but do we risk erasing history with their removal?

Aug 17 2017 8:05 am – Kevin Yaworski – Proud Canadian and Global Citizen Last updated Aug 18 2017 8:55 AM This is a important question especially these days in the US and elsewhere in the wake of violence in … Continue reading

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