Monthly Archives: June 2015

Seniors! Sweet Serfdom Awaits!

Seniors going bankrupt in soaring numbers More Canadians are outliving their savings and spending their golden years in debt By Sophia Harris, CBC News Posted: Jun 29, 2015 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Jun 29, 2015 6:54 AM ET   This … Continue reading

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Abuse of Power and the Re-Education of Police …..

Michael Wood, ex-Baltimore officer, tweets about alleged police brutality Retired Baltimore officer Michael A. Wood tweets about disturbing things he allegedly witnessed on the force By Lauren O’Neil, CBC News Posted: Jun 26, 2015 8:22 PM ET Last Updated: Jun 27, … Continue reading

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Corporate R & B: Get Over It…

Oilpatch could lose $100B without new pipelines, researchers warn Energy research firm suggests Western Canada producers won’t receive full value for oil exports By Kyle Bakx, CBC News Posted: Jun 22, 2015 11:41 AM ET Last Updated: Jun 22, 2015 12:11 … Continue reading

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Auto-Immune to Progress: Car Manufacturing Going South

Carmakers say adios to Canada as Mexico shifts into higher gear Mexico now makes more cars than Canada, a trend that’s not expected to change By Pete Evans, CBC News Posted: Jun 15, 2015 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Jun 15, … Continue reading

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Unreal Estate Prices – Just the Cost of Doing Business in Vancouver…

Vancouver real estate prices not the fault of foreign buyers, says new report B.C. Real Estate Association says densification and geography are to blame for high home prices CBC News Posted: Jun 10, 2015 6:03 PM PT Last Updated: Jun … Continue reading

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Corporate Micro-shilling for Dollars…

The microfinance delusion: who really wins?   Jason Hickel – The Guardian Wednesday 10 June 2015 10.11 BST When I first learned about microfinance, I thought  it was a wonderful idea, and, like  so many others, assumed that it was creating … Continue reading

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The Fundamental(ist) Reasons for It All…..

Rise of the ‘precariat,’ the global scourge of precarious jobs Barely one in four of the global workforce has a stable job, UN reports By Brian Stewart, CBC News Posted: Jun 01, 2015 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Jun 01, 2015 … Continue reading

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