Category Archives: Opinion

The coronavirus pandemic is the breakthrough Xi Jinping has been waiting for

Chinese President Xi Jinping visits an industrial park, which produces high-end auto parts and molds, in Ningbo, east China’s Zhejiang Pr Opinion https://www.macleans.ca/opinion/the-coronavirus-pandemic-is-the-breakthrough-xi-jinping-has-been-waiting-for-and-hes-making-his-move/ … What’s new is that the Chinese state is committing vast resources to a hybrid strategy of … Continue reading

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Tin foil hat types loving current global conditions

Mar 28 2020 – concerned citizen There sure is a lot of tin foil hat types jumping all over the current global covid-19 pandemic and related conditions. Be careful they try and use repetition to wear down your common sense. … Continue reading

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New World Order – Superclass

Conspiracy theory or indicators from trends in behavior? Most conspiracy theories exist as part of “stigmatized knowledge” – that is, knowledge claims that have not been accepted by those institutions we rely upon for truth validation. Some political scientists are … Continue reading

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Will fear or rational thinking dominate as the COVID-19 virus outbreak plays out?

CTV news Mar 15 2020 — Comments I noticed last week in at least Winnipeg that panic buying started at Costco, Walmart and Superstore. Safeway, Coop and Sobeys were less affected initially. Not sure if demographics may have had something … Continue reading

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Has questionable census classifications contributed to divisiveness?

Voters waiting to cast their ballots in Florida on Tuesday.Credit…Brynn Anderson/Associated Press Voters waiting to cast their ballots in Florida on Tuesday.Credit…Brynn Anderson/Associated Press Opinion New York Times Aug 30 2018 Who’s Afraid of a White Minority? The battle over … Continue reading

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‘Populism’: Bailouts, Brexit and battling rapid climate change | CBC Radio

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/global-trumpism-bailouts-brexit-and-battling-climate-change-1.5321199 — Populism, Bailouts, Brexit and optimism about battling rapid climate change. “How did the middle class end up in perpetual debt? Why is there “no money” for infrastructure or social programs, but there is for waging war? And what … Continue reading

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Have the Canadian Federal emmissions reduction plans started working?

Oct 8 2019 – Concerned Citizen Social misleadia post or rant? “Canada had a 0.6% rate of reduction in emissions per year under the Liberals the UN has reported well under the 3.5% promised. The US delivered 1.5% reduction while … Continue reading

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