A Matter of Interest One Signature Can Save Us!   First in a Series on the Essentials of a Participatory, Democratic Society   Attention Citizens of Canada                                                                                     June 18, 2020   Do big numbers scare you?  If so, they should, especially when you are speaking of money! The Federal debt is hovering around $700…

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How the Cuban constitution’s inclusion of free medical care for all as a human right helped prepare for COVID-19. The Back Story – As reported in the Monthly Review: Aware of the intensity of the pandemic (COVID-19), Cuba knew that it had two inseparable responsibilities: to take care of its own with a comprehensive program…

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The following  article concerning Oligopolies, written by Ishmael N. Daro, first appeared on the this.org website on November 30, 2018 and is still largely applicable today. An interesting read. https://this.org/2018/11/30/canada-has-an-oligopoly-problem-and-we-need-to-fix-it/  

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Spain is to roll out a universal basic income (UBI) “as soon as possible” to mitigate the impact of coronavirus and government plans to keep payments ‘a permanent instrument’ after pandemic is over By Kate Ng       Published on the Independent, Apr 6, 2020 Read the entire article by clicking on the link below. Is it time for…

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They call it “LNG Canada”. But it’s a consortium of state-owned oil companies from China, Malaysia, Korea and Japan, plus Royal Dutch Shell. The only Canadian money behind this project is the taxpayer subsidies. LNG Canada has put millions into lobbying, political donations, advertising and activist campaigns here in B.C. And the return on that…

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The following is a link to a great public relations ad for the Australian Voting System. Warning:  Some language may be offensive. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bleyX4oMCgM&list=RD6BmbvTvFQ3g&index=34

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Follow the link below to see Steve Paikin [the Agenda] with Anand Giridharadas on should Billionaires exist. The context:  Are billionaires such as Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates the American Dream personified? Do they reflect a healthy economy? Or, as Senator Bernie Sanders has said, should billionaires not exist in the first place? Anand Giridharadas,…

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Like it or Not, the Law is the Law                                                                   February 17, 2020 You have a family home that has been in your family for years and years. You have decided to rent out a portion of it and, being the benevolent person you are, you agree that the tenant can make alterations to…

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A Lot to Learn                                                                                         February 17, 2020   Bullies are not tolerated in the school yard, only in the Provincial Legislature. It has been over two decades since a full-scale teachers’ strike has occurred across the province. In October 1997 all teachers’ unions joined in solidarity against the government mandated restructuring of the…

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This is a Public Relations Ad about the Australian Voting System. Although tongue-in-cheek, it is both explanatory and effective. It will appeal to a cross-section of people of all ages and perhaps more-so with succeeding generations. CAUTION: language may be offensive to some. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bleyX4oMCgM&list=RD6BmbvTvFQ3g&index=34

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