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Cowichan Conversations: The Panama Papers: ‘Biggest Leak in History’ Exposes Global Web of Corruption

Here is an answer to the pat response often given by those who embrace thecorporate culture when funds are needed and sought for schools, hospitals, parks, fire departments, updated libraries, public swimming pools, cleaning up Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: The Panama Papers: ‘Biggest Leak in History’ Exposes Global Web of Corruption

Cowichan Conversations: Calling all Knitters and Crochet People

Sharon Jackson-City of Duncan Councillor In early November a group in Montreal had started a Facebook page called “25,000 tuques” in order to mobilize Canadians to knit head gear for the 25,000 women, children, Read more… . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Calling all Knitters and Crochet People

Cowichan Conversations: Koch-Funded ‘Think-Tank’ Traveling to Vatican to Convince Pope Climate Change Isn’t Real

In the previous post the matter of the Pope’s commitment to standing up for the environment and shining a light on the realities of climate change were raised.

Cowichan Conversations reader Sharon Lawrence responded

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Cowichan Conversations: The Ballad of Rivka and Mohammed

Cowichan Conversations: My Name is Reuven Moskovitz-Holocaust Survivor

Cowichan Conversations: Arundhati Roy-The Corporate Revolution Will Collapse

Cowichan Conversations: Public Art and Bus Stop Shelters Behind The Iron Curtain

Thank you Aisha for putting this up on Facebook. Here is an interesting twist from behind the Iron Curtain. Amidst dull predictable state approved architecture that put practicality before any consideration of form or grace these free form artistic and creative bus shelters appeared and many have survived to this day.

Imagine such ‘Public . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Public Art and Bus Stop Shelters Behind The Iron Curtain

Cowichan Conversations: The Great Unveiling: Iranian Women Are Ditching Their Head Scarves

We receive information and news from our own sources e.g., the CBC,CTV, major newspapers and the like. Fortunately the internet allows us to gain insights and views from people on the ground. This post gives us a view of women’s struggles in Iran.

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Cowichan Conversations: Ukraine: Kiev National Guard Open Fire On Civilians At Krasnoarmeysk Polling Station

While most Western Media outlets continue to distort the reality of the US backed fascist coup in Ukraine here is what ‘Live Leak’ has posted.

Earlier on Sunday, Kiev National Guards disrupted voting at the polling station set up inside the administration building. Voting then moved outside to a nearby park.

After taking over a . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Ukraine: Kiev National Guard Open Fire On Civilians At Krasnoarmeysk Polling Station

Cowichan Conversations: Ukraine, Through the US Looking Glass

Robert Parry-Consortium News

by Robert Parry

The acting president of the coup regime in Kiev announces that he is ordering an “anti-terrorist” operation against pro-Russian protesters in eastern Ukraine, while his national security chief says he has dispatched right-wing ultranationalist fighters who spearheaded the Feb. 22 coup that ousted elected President Viktor Yanukovych.

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PostArctica: Slogans For The Interim

PostArctica: Slogans For The Interim

Cowichan Conversations: Cynthia Koenig’s Invention Reshapes the Lives of Millions of Women and Girls

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger

 

I came across this live saving invention while browsing through Facebook. It is brilliant and will make a significant and beneficial change in the lives of millions of women and girls!

You just never know what will find on the internet.

Much of it worthwhile

 

When Cynthia . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Cynthia Koenig’s Invention Reshapes the Lives of Millions of Women and Girls

Cowichan Conversations: GMO’s Clarified by Vandana Shiva

Cowichan Conversations: Music of the People for the People by the People

Here is a feel good demonstration celebrating music and life for people of all ages.

Enjoy

https://www.bancsabadell.com On the 130th anniversary of the founding of Banco Sabadell we wanted to pay homage to our city by means of the campaign “Som Sabadell” (We are Sabadell) . This is the flashmob that we arranged as . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Music of the People for the People by the People

Cowichan Conversations: Waltzing Matilda-Lest We Forget

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger

It seems that we see and hear music and films of the first and second world wars such as this moving testimony.

Not so much anymore. Prime Minister Harper has disregarded the Afghanistan Veterans having cut the meagre benefits that were in place.

It is a national disgrace!

Whether we . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Waltzing Matilda-Lest We Forget

Cowichan Conversations: US Drone Attacks-Demand Silence No More!

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger

The Americans death drone strikes are an abomination that until recently seemed to have few public opponents and little accurate exposure. That is fast changing.

Robert Greenwald has stepped up and made a film revealing the atrocities of US Drones raining down on Pakistan civilians.

While little has been admitted . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: US Drone Attacks-Demand Silence No More!

Cowichan Conversations: US and France Preparing To Attack Syria

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger

Here is a news report from Turkey followed below by a video report that dates back to June and certainly contradicts the line that we are being constantly fed by the Obama administration.

Turkey News reporter Tariq ep says rebels storing Sarin in Turkey: Syrian army seizes sarin cylinders from . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: US and France Preparing To Attack Syria

Cowichan Conversations: Seeds of Death-Unveiling the Lies of GMO’s

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger

 

This is worthwhile ‘RealNews24.com’ video that runs for 1 hour and 19 minutes in length. I will put it up under the Video Tab so that it will be there and available when and if you wish to watch it in its’ entirety.

The world’s leading Scientists, Physicians, Attorneys, . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Seeds of Death-Unveiling the Lies of GMO’s

Cowichan Conversations: Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Caught Off California Coast!

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger

The Fukishima Nuclear spill has put the world on alert as to the dangers of radioactive pollution that effects the ocean, and all the living species that exist there or depend on its bounty for food, survival and recreation.

The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) owners and the . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Caught Off California Coast!

Cowichan Conversations: 11 Facts About The Ongoing Fukushima Nuclear Holocaust Too Horrifying To Believe

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes- Political Blogger

 

Here is a story about one of the world’s biggest environmental disasters ever and you do not hear much about it.

We have aging and leaky nuclear plants all over the world and we seem incapable of dealing with them when they malfunction , blow up, break . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: 11 Facts About The Ongoing Fukushima Nuclear Holocaust Too Horrifying To Believe

Cowichan Conversations: How to Keep the ‘SNOOPS’ Out of Your Computer

 

Clive Thompson wrote this amazing piece in Mother Jones about how a new method of interacting will allow access across the street and eventually around the world independently. No cables, no phone lines and presumably no snooping.

Scores of communities worldwide have been building these roll-your-own networks—often because a mesh can also be . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: How to Keep the ‘SNOOPS’ Out of Your Computer

Cowichan Conversations: How to Beat the 1%. Iceland Embraces A Cool Solution.

Cowichan Conversations: Police Brutality in Canada! Is This Democracy?

Richard Hughes Political Blogger

Make no mistake folks the genie is out of the bottle and fascism is staring us right in the face. Many people do not want to hear that or deal with that unwelcome reality but it is undeniably the reality of Canada today.

This video is brought to us . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Police Brutality in Canada! Is This Democracy?

Cowichan Conversations: Edward Snowden Allowed Into Russia Weeks After Outing Himself as the NSA Leaker

The National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has been given permission leave the Moscow airport where he has been stranded for over a month. Snowden applied for… Read More