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Professional Scam Artists – part 11

“I am shocked that Nestlé is allowed to continue pumping millions of litres of water per day from its main well in Aberfoyle, Ontario despite the fact that the corporation’s permit to do so expired over a year ago.” – Council of Canadians, part of the form letter in their petition to the Wynne government of Ontario Continue reading

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Speaking Of “a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy”

Organizations, agencies and individuals of all sorts – political classes, CEOs and their corporations, rich people, militaries – comprise the gangster corporatocracy. But there’s no monolithic and ruthless conspiracy there. Just as neo-nazis are fine, but environmentalists and regular people whose lands are invaded by destroyers, aided and abetted by their political partners, and who would like to protect their drinking water and safeguard their chidren are “extremists.” Continue reading

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‘We’ is problematic, but Sibel Edmonds is right.

You have to possess humility in order to learn and progress. If you don’t possess any humility, That’s you saying that you already know it all, that you’re too smart to be bamboozled and therefore you are not afraid of being misled and you don’t need to exercise caution. Continue reading

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Shakedown

“Today’s WTO ruling, which effectively orders the U.S. government to stop providing consumers basic information about where their food comes from, offers a clear example of why so many Americans and members of Congress oppose the Fast Tracking of more so-called ‘trade’ pacts that threaten commonsense consumer safeguards,” said [Lori] Wallach. “The corporations lobbying to Fast Track the TPP must be groaning right now, as this ruling against a popular consumer protection in the name of ‘free trade’ spotlights exactly why there is unprecedented opposition to more of these deals.” Continue reading

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Gatekeepers

Pleasing power makes sense. But what if you’re pleasing the ‘losing’ power? Continue reading

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