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Six Billion People Lost!

William E. Rees’ writes in The Tyee: “Yes, the Climate Crisis May Wipe Out Six Billion People”. Click of the following link to read the article. https://thetyee.ca/Analysis/2019/09/18/Climate-Crisis-Wipe-Out/?utm_source=national&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=190919

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TEAM HUMAN – Douglas Rushkoff – TED TALKS

Humans are no longer valued for our creativity, says media theorist Douglas Rushkoff — in a world dominated by digital technology, we’re now just valued for our data. In a passionate talk, Rushkoff urges us to stop using technology to optimize people for the market and start using it to build a future centered on…

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Radical Abundance can Save Us

On September 7, 2019 Mike Nickerson wrote a summary of Jason Hickel’s article “Degrowth – a Theory of Radical Abundance” which espouses that “climate change requires changing society”.  Following Mike’s summary are comments offered by Lionel Enright. Mike’s Summary:      Hickel’s bottom line is:   “While austerity calls for scarcity in order to generate more growth, degrowth…

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Traditional Economics at Fault

UN’s biodiversity crisis report screams for new ways of natural accounting.  Only an economist could fail to see how a collapsing biosphere might be bad for business. Capitalism is killing the planet. That is the gist of an exhaustive United Nations report on the bleak state of the world’s biodiversity. One million species face extinction…

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Concepts for a New Green Deal

Thank you to Steve Nickerson for compiling and submitting this article.   1.     Elections:    Elect leaders who will do our bidding:      Get Big Money out of Politics: Pay politicians with public money (instead of bribes from special interests); Set strict limits on campaign expenses; Parties funded based on their % of the national…

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The Sword of Satire

Sometimes a seriously important message has more “umph” when wrapped in edgy, tongue-in-check humour.  Check out the article by Author and Columnist, Lindy Mechefske, at the following link: https://www.communitypress.ca/life/food/about-those-taxpayer-funded-refrigerators/wcm/68470871-2719-44c0-9beb-4552a366cb7f Thanks to Lionel Enright for sharing this link with us.

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Peter Lougheed’s Radical Legacy Still Relevant Today

Some 40 plus years ago Peter Lougheed espoused radical views on resource development.  Even today, as politicians salute his remarkable achievements,  they fail to implement or follow them.  This famously competent premier offered a far-sighted, progressive and conservative vision. His six principles are, arguably, even more relevant to Canadians today: Behave like an Owner; Collect…

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John Carley Discusses CDF with Leigh Bursey

The following is a link to a clip of an interview John did with Critical Thinking Host Leigh Bursey.  We are seeking permission from Mr. Bursey to publish the entire interview and also establish a permanent link to his show.  More will follow. Youtube

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Stop Blocking Democrats, Canada: Re-Open NAFTA

The following is the body of an email received from Sujata Dey, Trade Campaigner, The Council of Canadians. To sign the petition: click  https://canadians.org and scroll to “Stop Blocking Democrats, Canada”.  Or you can type   canadians.org   in your browser, select     campaigns     then scroll to the article. —————————– If you’re like…

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