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Site C Must Be Canceled And A Fair And Just Transition Instituted For Those Jobs Affected By The Cancellation E-mail
Posted by Joan Russow   
Saturday, 03 June 2017 20:57

BY Joan Russow PhD

Global Compliance Research Project





The evidence based UBC Report said:


We came to the conclusion, looking over 10 different scenarios, that it makes the most economic sense to suspend or cancel Site C while the project is referred to the BC Utilities Commission.”

 “Our analysis indicates that cancelling the Site C project as   of June 30, 2017, would save between $500-million and $1.65-billion, depending on future conditions"

Last Updated on Friday, 09 June 2017 09:15
Nationwide 'March for Truth' Events Take Aim at Trump's Destructive Fact-Free Rule E-mail
Posted by Joan Russow   
Saturday, 03 June 2017 09:38





From peddling climate lies to his refusal to come clean on his financial holdings, nationwide protests target U.S. president




Marchers demanding "truth" in New York City on Saturday morning. Backed by dozens of local groups and national organizations—including MoveOn, Women’s March, Indivisible, Public Citizen, Free Speech for People, and Town Hall Project—the marches were scheduled in at least 140 cities and towns across all fifty states. (Photo: @MarchforTruth17/Twitpic)

Just days after President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate agreement and with the testimony of fired FBI director James Comey scheduled for next week, U.S. citizens gathered for protests in cities nationwide on Saturday to denounce the president's penchant for lying, obscuring facts, and promoting alternative realities.

Horgan to Hydro: Don’t Sign New Site C Contracts or Evict Residents E-mail
Posted by Joan Russow   
Thursday, 01 June 2017 18:23

By Emma Gilchrist • Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 

B.C.Leader John Horgan has written to B.C.HYDRO CEO Jessica McDonald to urge the crown corporation not to finalize any contracts or evict any residents to make way for the Site C dam until a new government is in place.

“I note that the majority of British Columbians who voted in this election voted for parties that want to see the Site C project reviewed or stopped,” Horgan wrote to McDonald.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 June 2017 23:07
Nuclear ban treaty: Will governments take on the nuclear arms merchants? E-mail
Posted by Joan Russow   
Thursday, 01 June 2017 08:15


Photo: Rob van Riet speaking today at the UN in Geneva. 

Press release: June 1, 2017

An international prohibition on the financing of nuclear weapons could help reverse the nuclear arms race and be a powerful tool in delegitimizing nuclear weapons, according to nuclear disarmament campaigners participating in  UN negotiations on a treaty to prohibit nuclear weapons.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 June 2017 22:51
Anti-pipeline protesters finish 75-km walk at Kinder Morgan in Burnaby E-mail
Posted by Joan Russow   
Monday, 29 May 2017 19:35

By Denise Ryan Published on: May 28, 2017 | Last Updated: May 28, 2017 5:55 PM 

Hundreds of activists rally to finish a 75 kilometre march at the gates of Kinder Morgan during an Anti-Pipeline walk in Burnaby on Sunday.

Emotions ran high at the Walk 4 the Salish Sea, the culmination of an indigenous-led four-day, 75-kilometre walk to protest the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on Sunday.

At the Kinder Morgan terminus gate in Burnaby, Cedar Parker-George of the Tsleil-Waututh First Nations called out Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose government gave the project the green light in November of 2016, saying the people will remember that he backed the project. “This will not go through,” he said to cheers and drumming. “It will not happen, Justin.”

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 June 2017 22:31
Weaver says 44 members voting the same way could create stability. (CBC) E-mail
Posted by Joan Russow   
Wednesday, 24 May 2017 19:34

By Joan Russow


This is wonderful news for the citizens of British Columbia


 Last night I gave  the following presentation on a panel:


I have done a content analysis of the platforms of the NDP and the Green Party

First, I would like to discuss five key issues; proportional representation, electoral finance reform, party status, Kinder Morgan and Site C; then I will refer to other core elements in the platform.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 04:30
Bob Mueller - Special Counsel in Russia Investigation E-mail
Posted by Dragonslayer   
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 14:37

The US Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein announced on Wednesday that he has appointed Robert S. Mueller III, the former F.B.I. director, to serve as a special counsel to oversee its investigation into Russian meddling in the election.  He will have the power to look into anything he wants including Trump's tax returns.  He will also be able to call the President to testify and persure criminal proceedings.

- sources: - NYT and CNN Wed May 17.2017

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 May 2017 14:56
Beachfront Nuclear Wasteland in Southern California? E-mail
Posted by Joan Russow   
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 13:29


Don Ramey Logan/Courtesy Wikimedia Commons

San Onofre nuclear plant is adjacent to one of the most visited beaches in Southern California. Plans are afoot to store nuclear waste at this facility.

Nuclear storage plan at San Onofre beach leaves out tribal voices

Dina Gilio-Whitaker


A controversial plan to temporarily store more than three million pounds of spent nuclear fuel 100 feet from one of Southern California’s most popular beaches, San Onofre, is meeting with fierce resistance from local communities, including tribal members. The problem for the Native population is that while the formal decision-making process systematically involved a wide variety of stakeholders including local and state governments, community groups, environmentalists, academics, military, and business, education, and labor leaders, tribal governments were excluded.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 June 2017 23:39
Russia One Trump Zero E-mail
Posted by Dragonslayer   
Monday, 15 May 2017 23:27

The Washington Post reported that President Trump released classified info to the Russians that could be used to compromise American intelligence resources.

President Trump seems to be on the ropes and it is only round one.   Please, someone throw in the towel.  This guy is getting beaten to a pulp.  He is out of his depth and over his head.   His ego will will push him into truly dangerous waters.   Now he is off to play nuclear war...watch out!

Last Updated on Monday, 15 May 2017 23:43
The Great Race E-mail
Posted by Dragonslayer   
Saturday, 13 May 2017 12:13

There is a great race going on in American Politics..    Can President Trump remove all the checks and balances to the point where the President controls everything and the US becomes a Putin like oligarchy?  Can he do this before those checks and balances impeach him?   That is the Great Race.  That is the real game plan.  All the rest is a distraction and a probe by Trump to find out who will back him and who he needs to get rid of to become King.


Last Updated on Saturday, 13 May 2017 12:27
Impeachable - The Money Laundering Card E-mail
Posted by Dragonslayer   
Thursday, 11 May 2017 20:51

The investigation into Trump and Russia took a turn when Trump fired the Director of the FBI for investigating possible collusion to fix the election he won.  They may have him on interfering and coverup.   This is reinforced by Trumps own admission that he thought the investigation was an attempt by the Democrates to change the election results.  So by his own admission his reason for firing Comey had to do at least in part because of the Trump Russia investigation.  That is definately an attempt to derail the FBI investigation into himself.

If Trump was involved in helping the Russians launder money then that is another way he could be impeached.  It seems to me that the FBI, The congressional Committee, the Senate or the CIA could subpoena Donald Trump's tax returns.  This would be a very inexpensive and sure fire way to find out who paid who for what and when.  It will show which foreign governments have him by the blank and reveal whether or not he broke the law in his business dealings.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 May 2017 17:19
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