Thursday, May 22, 2014

Fw: Daily Digest MAY 18, 2014

On Monday, May 19, 2014 12:15:25 AM, Joe Hueglin <> wrote:




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Royal couple arrive in Canada for four day tour
         Hundreds of cases of RCMP corruption: study
Feds robocall selves, hope no one answers in search for unused telephone lines
         Quiet day on Ontario election campaign trail
B.C. glaciers melting: U.S. report
         Jobs minister and labour leader find common ground on foreign workers issue
Non-cash education credit triggers outcry from residential school survivors
         Feds robocall selves, hope no one answers in search for unused telephone lines
Charles, Camilla embarking on whirlwind tour

Ontario Votes: Tim Hudak vows gas plants judicial inquiry
         Harper v. McLachlin is a Supreme spat
Would you vote for a 19-year-old? Cam Galindo hopes so


                        Prince Charles and his wife Camilla arrive in Halifax Sunday, M
Prince Charles, Camilla to touch down in Canada today for whirlwind tour

         Has Canada seen the last of Queen Elizabeth? Don't bet on it
Royal Chat replay: Charles and Camilla visit Canada
         Gallery: A look back at the wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles
Prince Charles to visit polar bear during royal tour
         Canadians warming to Charles, but William's still the man
Long live the Queen! Elizabeth turns 88
         Does Britain need a prince regent?
Gallery: Charles and Camilla in Canada
         Special site: Royal family
Prince William and Prince Charles unite to bring down the ivory poachers
         Gallery: Camilla takes France
Gallery: Camilla on duty
         Why the Queen will never step aside
Camilla 'utterly devastated' after brother dies in freak accident in New York
         Camilla tells 'bedraggled' Duchess Kate to cut her hair: Report
Queen Elizabeth spends time with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall
         Royal family carried out far fewer engagements in 2013

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Corruption 'can fester' in Mountie ranks unless addressed, RCMP study says 6 hours ago
         Why your milk costs so much and what to do about it 8 hours ago
Man comes out 89 cents richer after a year of penny-rounding 3 hours ago
         Hudak represents much-needed change, but unfortunately, little hope Fri, 16 May, 2014
Armchair activists have rarely been so numerous ­ or powerful 8 hours ago
         Unprecedented melt of B.C. glaciers seeps into U.S. climate change concerns 15 hours ago
Oilpatch critics say Alberta energy regulator is denying them right to speak 9 hours ago
         Alberta teachers pass no confidence vote against Education Minister Sat, 17 May, 2014
Man, 18, in custody after explosives found in Montreal home: police 7 hours ago

Ontario Greens make push for inclusion in June 3 leaders' debate
         B.C. man, 22, dead in targeted attack: RCMP
Starting Monday, B.C. businesses will foot the bill for recycling costs
         Ontario election campaign sees amped up social media push, but does it matter?
Lyme disease diagnosis a battle in Quebec, patients say
         N.S. navy family facing $51K clawback wins small victory
N.W.T. and Yukon campgrounds open for the season
         18 Nunavummiut learn how to track fish populations

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>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>NATIONAL NEWSWATCH<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

"Sexist" tweet by Kitchener PC candidate causing controversy
         NDP leader Andrea Horwath defends expensing meals
Ontario Poll Suggests Wynne's Leading, But Hudak May Have Ace Up Sleeve
         Trudeau vs. the Cardinal on "matters of conscience"
Harper v. McLachlin is a Supreme spat
         Stephen Harper must withdraw accusations against chief justice
Pause in global warming upsets religious believers
         Madi Vanstone's no-Wynne situation: Health minister a no-show to crucial meeting
Backyard flamethrowers and other fracking myths
         Straight talk from conference board while Liberals duck

Liberal Vaughan leading in Trinity-Spadina byelection race: Forum poll
         B.C. glaciers melting: U.S. report
Non-cash education credit triggers outcry from residential school survivors
         Quiet day on Ontario election campaign trail
Disability advocates call on party leaders to ensure barrier-free Ontario
         Cadets wait for apology, compensation 40 years after deadly blast at Quebec military base
Would you vote for a 19-year-old? Cam Galindo hopes so
         Harry Neufeld warns problems remain on fair elections act
Alberta Labour Minister blasts feds over foreign workers
         Foreign worker reforms clash with trade agenda
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>FOREIGN AFFAIRS<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Borderlands: The View from Azerbaijan

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Uganda Passes Another Repressive Law This Time Criminalising HIVV Transmission
         Not Yet a Week and Another South Sudan Ceasefire Fails
Nigeria's Nightmare Gives New Momentum to IVAWA
         Torture Remains the World's Dirty Secret, Amnesty Says
Kremlin's International Policies Could Mean Russian Brain Drain
         In Syria, Life Goes On Despite Everything
Latin America's LGBTI Movement Celebrates Triumphs, Sets New Goals
         El Salvador's New Government to Inherit Hot Potato of Gang Truce
Ukraine Crisis Puts Strain on Turkey-Russia Ties

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>The Real News Network<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Class Struggle in Palestine - Ali Abunimah on Reality Asserts Itself (4/5)
         Its a Decisive Victory for the BJP in India.
Antibiotics Are Becoming Ineffective All Over the World, Why?

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>The European Union Times<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
USDA buys large number of submachine guns Source
         Automaton Robots exhibition held in Moscow Source
Police Now "Armed For War" Against Returning Veterans Source
         Minnesota signs "kill switch law" for stolen smartphones Source
Latvian Mayor says US troops behave like occupiers Source

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Switzerland Rejects World's Highest Minimum Wage Read the Article at the BBC
         Why Are Kids Being Tried in Kangaroo Courts? Read the Article at Rolling Stone
How Thomas Piketty and Elizabeth Warren Demolished the Conventional Wisdom on Debt Read the Article at Salon
         Radical Art Is an Act of Uncompromising Passionate Resistance
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Another Trade Liberalization Scam
         Louisiana's New Abortion Law Is the First Step in Turning Private Physicians Back Into Illegal Abortion Providers
Truthout Interviews Ayanna Banks Harris on Stand Your Ground Laws and Reproductive Justice
         Returning Equality to the Campaign Finance Debate
Saudi-Iran Thaw Troubles the Neocons
         Portland Is First US City to Divest Funds From Walmart

Why Don't We Know How Many People Are Shot Each Year in the US?
         Lessons From James Boggs: Capitalist Automation in the 21st Century
Wonderfully Deceptive Superfood Marketing
         The Other Side of Paradise
Militarization of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef Harms Indigenous Communities
         Will the Next Labor Movement Come from the South?
Better Than Redistributing Income
         Study Confirms US Is Ruled by Rich, Corporate News Ignores It
Pesticide Industry Uses Big Tobacco Playback to Explain Why Bees Are Dying Off
         Militarized Humanitarianism in Africa

The Tragedy of the Soma Mine Workers
         Sentenced to Wait: Efforts to Prevent Prison Rape Stall Again
The Three-War Doctrine

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Robot Visits Human Museum in Paul McCartney's Creepy New Music Video
         Ban on Terminator Robots Postponed at United Nations Convention
Conspiracy Theorists Vindicated: HAARP Confirmed Weather-manipulation Tool
         Seeing the Forest for the Trees: The Two Constitutions of America
Ukraine Crisis Goes Nuclear
         Why the FDA should be charged with murder
The Fall of Mainstream Media: When Propaganda Fails, Humanity Awakens

         The Evolution of Money "Currency Creates Sovereignty"
"Why Can't We?" – A Dialogue on Activism and Change
         Apple and Google Call a Truce in Patent Wars

Judge Orders U.S. to Stop Force-Feeding Syrian Held at Guantánamo
         American kids are getting too fat to fight, retired military leaders worry
Bernanke insinuates U.S. treasuries have reached a permanently high plateau
         8 Tips for Longterm Seed Storage
Illinois and Virginia CPS' Conspire to Steal and Sex Traffic Children
         Air Force Dismantling HAARP Due to "Other Ways of Managing the Ionosphere"
NJ: County evicts tent city residents, homeless fear for safety
         To fight police brutality, Albuquerque PD  promotes cop who burned off man's ear
US Plans Nearly $1 Billion Arms Deal With Iraq
         Western Support for Communism: CFR, OSS, Soviets and Asia

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Le Mali «en guerre» contre les «terroristes»Plus
         Meurtre à Québec: des témoins sont recherchésPlus
Tentative de meurtre à MontréalPlus
         Naufrage en Corée du Sud: la présidente endosse la responsabilitéPlus
2 émondeurs blessés par une décharge électrique à RepentignyPlus
         Chatons tués en Ontario: 2 hommes font face à la justicePlus
Congrès national du Bloc: objectif reconstruction du partiPlus
         Premier festival pour la paix en Palestine à MontréalPlus
Avortement: Trudeau, un bon catholique?Plus
         La route 117 fermée pour une durée indéterminéePlus

Brésil: libération de tous les otagesPlus
         Champlain: le retrait de la «superpoutre» est reportéPlus
Une manifestation de motocyclistes contre la SAAQPlus
         Jérôme Kerviel se résout à rentrer en France Plus
La folie Color Me Rad s'empare de MontréalPlus
         Bosnie et Serbie: bilan des pires intempériesPlus
Début de la visite royale à HalifaxPlus
         Opération à Cartierville: 19 engins explosifs saisisPlus
Rivière Jacques-Cartier: la période critique est passéePlus
         Turquie: 3 accusés après la catastrophe minièrePlus

Une pizzeria ciblée par un cocktail Molotov Plus
         Présidentielle en Guinée-Bissau: vote pour la stabilité


Another interruption
No Digest until Thursday.


.From: "John Feldsted"
Subject: RE: BELOW(30) MAY 17, 2014

The letter reproduced below is as hilarious as it is hysterical. It was not austerity that created the problems in Greece; it was long term spendthrift governance. Greece fell into deficits trying to finance gold plated civil service union contracts that paid exorbitant wages for short work weeks and impossibly generous benefits including months, not weeks, of vacation. When Greece faced bankruptcy and begged for loans to continue as a sovereign nation, the loans were made with the provision that Greece embark on austerity budgets to curtail spending the nation could not afford; the gravy train ground to a halt.
Street riots were prompted by angry workers accustomed to a lifestyle they had never earned. Unemployment soared. Workers were not prepared to accept wages and benefits that did not resemble those in the heady pre-austerity era. Rebuilding a spendthrift economy into a fiscally prudent economy still able to fulfill its borrowing obligations is not easily done. The dreams of millions were shattered. 
Unless Ontario undergoes some severe fiscal restructuring, it is on the road to becoming another version of the Greek financial meltdown. A reduction in civil service numbers will not kill the provincial economy. Government mismanagement, waste and inefficiencies are doing that now. Eventually, as happened in Greece, lenders will dictate the terms of government spending if Ontario fails to put its fiscal house in order. The clock is ticking.
John Feldsted
Winnipeg, MB             
From: "Paul Downie"
From: Rebecca Gingrich
Subject: Canada profits and the world dies
Canada Is Selling Arms to Everyone It Can
Subject: more proof that corporations control our government
EXCLUSIVE-Canada trimmed Russia sanctions to protect business interests
Subject: our Veterans are ignored
Harper regime to 'holocaust' religion
Subject: MERS
Doctor who travelled to Canada tests negative for MERS

Joe--if the patient that this doctor saw in Florida was suspected of having MERS why was this doctor allowed to fly to Canada before he was also tested??  Too bad there is not a vaccine for incompetence.  I thought it was the job of health departments to protect people from disease rather than allow it to be spread.  Or is this what they want??