Monthly Archives: August 2012

Substance or Celeb?

In HuffPost Canada today, a discussion of JT possibly running (yet another one) complete with treacly compliments from our Libera and Con controlled Press… that makes Justin Trudeau sound more celeb than wise politico…which makes lots of sense… Justin Trudeau … Continue reading

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Eating Ourselves Out of House and Home….

In the Guardian (UK edition) this morning is an article re food shortages… Food shortages could force world into vegetarianism, warn scientists I think that vegetarianism might be the answer to a lot of our cultural problems in the West, … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot? Can you Say Assange?

A well-known British politician, who is considered a bit of a ‘radical’ in the best sense, in  the UK,  has launched a defence of Julian Assange, pointing out that, should Assange be convicted of what he is accused of, there … Continue reading

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Justice vs Collective Guilt-What Else is New?

Today in  the CBC online media is an article about the quick response to a racist joke or two that appeared in a Legion newsletter;  the perpetrator was quickly dismissed from his ‘volunteer’ job on the newsletter after complaints about these … Continue reading

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Dis-honouring Our Homemade Monsters

Here’s a headline from CBC online today, talking about a sticker campaign to point out the hypocrisy of naming things after history’s deviates. In this case, the target is former Lieutenant Governor of BC Joseph Trutch..someone who  purposefully practiced his … Continue reading

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Target-ing The Canadian Market

6 U.S. retailers set to invade Canada’s malls   Still another article on CBC online  regarding the Americanization of the retail sector here, as if anyone even cared, anymore, besides the corporate brotherhood scavenging for whatever scraps are left after our … Continue reading

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Fishing For an Alternative….?

How You can Have Your Healthy Environment and Eat Farmed Salmon Too Sue Scott, from the Atlantic Salmon Federation, has a column under this heading,  in HuffPo today. It’s a bright-eyed discussion of dry-land  closed-pen salmon farming, and considering who … Continue reading

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