Category Archives: History

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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China sets debt traps, threatens militarily | Fraser Institute

https://www.fraserinstitute.org/article/china-sets-debt-traps-threatens-militarily

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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 — Aug 2018 – CBC, Bloomberg and BNG News plus added commentary – Kevin Yaworski Canada has been selling off its gold reserves for a while now and is at or close to zero. In the 60’s … Continue reading

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