Tag Archives: influence

The dark side of some industry disruptors

Sponsored ad on Facebook Feb 25 2019 – Kevin Yaworski – Concerned Citizen I had noticed several of my friends had liked SkipTheDishes on Facebook and now I am seeing their sponsored ads. I don’t want to judge them. I … Continue reading

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Foreign Twitter trolls stoked debates about immigrants and pipelines in Canada, data show

A CBC analysis of thousands of troll tweets has found evidence of foreign influence campaigns targeting Canadians’ debates over pipeline and immigration policy. (Thomas White/Reuters) (Thomas White/Reuters) — Twitter and other social media networks have been manipulated by thousands of … Continue reading

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U.S. suspends nuclear arms treaty with Russia who follows suit

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks to Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu during a meeting in the Kremlin on Saturday. (Alexei Nikolsky/ Sputnik via AP) Feb 3 2019 – The Globe and Mail, CBC, Time and added commentary The US have … Continue reading

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Charitable Fraser Institute received $4.3 million in foreign funding since 2000

Aug 30th 2012 – Vancouver Observer Older article but if accurate is very conserning. https://www.vancouverobserver.com/politics/charitable-fraser-institute-received-43-million-foreign-funding-2000 Source Requires paying to access data so not able to confirm funding info. http://foundationcenter.org

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Trust and Confidence in Police, the Judiciary, Governments and many other public bodies

Sept 26 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – Proud Canadian – Disenchanted Manitoban — Trust and Confidence in Police, the Judiciary, Governments and many other public bodies as well as mainstream media are at all time lows across many parts of … Continue reading

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Public Safety ignored by Mayor Brian Bowman, Councillors Janice Lukes and Matt Allard – Winnipeg City Council

Matt Allard – Facebook — Sept 25 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – WiseUpWinnipeg Here is another email reply informing Counc. Matt Allard of what the public expects of him and other City leaders and some of the actions WiseUpWinnipeg will … 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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