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The World – Bringing In Risk To Build Resilience

In Britain’s Playgrounds, ‘Bringing in Risk’ to Build Resilience Limited risks are increasingly cast by experts as an experience essential to childhood development, useful in building resilience and grit. Outside the Princess Diana Playground in Kensington Gardens in London, which attracts more than a million visitors a year, a placard informs parents that risks have […]

Thunder Bay - Friday

Thunder Bay – Friday

Looks like another large tree is about to bite the dust. This reminds me that Easter is at the end of the month. Do we still celebrate Easter?  Is it OK?  Will it be called something else soon?  Something more “inclusive” such as “Spring”.  You know…Happy Spring! Of course, the people living in the southern […]

The World – Israeli Soldiers Fear 17 Year Old Girl. Free Ahed Tamimi.

Israel is looking more and more like South Africa did during the hight of Apartheid. The only difference is that the skin colour of the victims is different. Tough Israeli soldiers jailing a 17 year old girl because she slapped one of them?  Slapped one of the soldiers who allegedly shot her cousin in the […]

Canada – Elected Corporate Whores In Action

Another example of why I call our elected corporate whores, elected corporate whores. Canadian families stunned by 3,000% increase in price of life-saving drug Drug for patients with cystinosis being replaced by new form with same active ingredien Across Canada, dozens of parents are shaking their heads in disbelief that Health Canada is making them switch […]

The World – Tariffs And Trade Wars

An interesting panel discussion on tariffs and trade wars. Steve Keen mentions that countries that industrialized fastest did so because of protectionist trade policies.  The U.S. and Canada’s best economic years when both countries had tariff walls on imports. When both countries manufactured a wide range of products that were purchased by their citizens. Life […]