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John Ralston Saul’s “A Fair Country – Telling Truths About Canada”

*edit, February 11, 2019 – I made some small tweaks and added a few links. *edit, April 4, 2017 – I am adding in additional material. It won’t be much. But it’s very pertinent. And I’m utilizing, in one instance, … Continue reading

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Mirror Mirror

It doesn’t pay to pay no attention. Sometimes those of us do can slip up. Japhy Wilson’s book “Jeffrey Sachs: The Strange Case of Dr Shock And Mr Aid” is chock full of useful information, but the book suffers from what I believe is a faulty idea. Japhy is clever enough to package it well enough, but I don’t buy – and neither does the unrepentant Sachs – that Sachs doesn’t know what neoliberalism is about. I don’t believe that he believes it’s natural. He’s not stupid. What he is is a Cold War warrior moving through different ‘departments’ within the corporatocracy, which results in his having to ‘adjust’ his pro neoliberal language accordingly. But he’s just as pro neoliberal as ever. Continue reading

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