IF the world press stays silent to the blatant violation of international law inside all of our ‘democratic’ nations, does that then justify silence from the rest of us? In 2018, in comparison to 1929, is this just a question of moral behaviour or one of a collective...read more
It is ludicrous. And irresponsible ‘journalism’. As a distant observer, I once bought into the premise that Americans, having an opportunity to balance the power of one or the other group of partisans between Presidential elections, was a better opportunity for real...read more
Taxes and Death: Our Ignorance of Human History A purposeful posting. This one. This date. We are two months away from when the partisans of Canada, and perhaps others, will make large noises about ‘Remembrance Day’. I tire. I tire of the number of times when I must...read more
The Dilemma of Making Journalists, and Citizens, Accountable to the Lessons of Human History They are everywhere. Those signs, informing us that the patient in the emergency waiting room or the client in the large foyer of the bank is expected to be polite to ‘our...read more
I will be trying to post the minimum of a blog a week at this page. Each blog may reference ‘news of the moment’ from around the world. More likely, it will select commentary received from individuals, via this site or other communications. Primarily, the blog will be...read more
Generating Real Democracy: How our ‘democracies’, ‘the vote’ and our institutions of ‘justice’ have been made irrelevant by partisan entrenchment. What we need to do about it.