The Democracy Project

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He sees OWS and its sister movements in Europe and the Mideast as important experiments in rediscovering the potential of a real democracy, and a society which retains real freedoms, even at a cost. What is democracy, in its essence? Democracy was never really “invented” at all.

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Furthermore, without a clear preference or a clear question, a referendum would not be in Canada’s interest. Having strong representation of alternative and opposing views with in governing institutions is essential to a health democracy. Democracy

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July 31, 2007 Workarounds for Oligopoly I nthe last year, Canadas largest brewery, largest retailer, three of itslargest mining companies, one of its largest steel companies and two ofits largest forestry companies have been sold to foreigners. UntilTuesday, that is, when Thomas Caldwell, the combative head of a largeCanadian securities firm, took out full-page open letter ads in thebusiness section of Canadas three largest newspapers headed "TheSellout of Corporate Canada".

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June 13, 2007 Measures That Matter and The Misguided Productivity Scorecard A new report by the Conference Board of Canada laments the countrys laggingproductivity, measured by factors such as business and technologyliteracy, innovation and investment in R&D. So what should Canada do? Creating an Alternative, Gift Economy. Global Democracy · The Political Process. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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July 13, 2007 If You Were the President A colleague asked me the other day, what I would do if I were,magically, the Prime Minister of Canada, with a supportive legislature.I July 2007 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Jun Aug SEARCH BLOG How to Save the World Subscribe to this blog by MADE IN CANADA trust yourinstincts HOME E-mail Me. Creating an Alternative, Gift Economy.

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If that worked, such that instead of debatingvague and emotionally-charged policy planks we were debating reallegislation, we just might find that this becomes the way a true 21stcentury democracy operates. April 2007 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Mar May SEARCH BLOG How to Save the World Subscribe to this blog by MADE IN CANADA trust yourinstincts HOME E-mail Me. Creating an Alternative, Gift Economy.

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He was so unhappy with Bush he announced plans in 2004 to moveto Canada and renounce his US citizenship. Nationalmedia inboth Canada and the US were holdinga bit of a circle jerk over the patriotic American who was ready tobecome atraitor to his country. Creating an Alternative, Gift Economy. Global Democracy · The Political Process. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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July 18, 2007 Plenitude on Any Terms I n todays NYT ,Verlyn Klinkenborg laments the lack of attention to the fact thatCalifornias population (like Canadas) is expected to nearly double to60 million by 2050 (both populations, barring crisis, will reach 100million by 2100, with US total population expected to remain about tentimes that amount, one billion by 2100). Creating an Alternative, Gift Economy. Global Democracy · The Political Process.

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September 3, 2007 The Next War of Independence: Natural Community, Natural Enterprise, Natural Economy T heindependent media have been telling us for several years now that theUS is no longer a free country, nor is it any longer a democracy. So how could we take back our land, our resources, our civil freedoms, our democracy, our economic and education systems? Creating an Alternative, Gift Economy. Global Democracy · The Political Process.

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Links of the Quarter: September 29, 2015

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Unlike the progressives who see a democracy perverted by moneyed interests, [philosopher Dale] Jamieson suggests that America’s inaction on climate change is the result of democracy. A NYT editorial explains what this means for Canada.

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Links of the Quarter: May 28, 2015

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This is why, considering the alternative “first collapse” scenarios of energy/resource exhaustion and runaway climate change, my bet is still on economic collapse as the first domino in the series that will herald the end of our civilization.

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Links of the Quarter: December 26, 2015

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Toby Hemenway explains how we are all reliant on the industrial economy , and our eventual alternative when it collapses will be reliance on our communities, not “self-reliance” Thanks to Del Solkinson for the link.

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Introducing Social Networking Tools and Social Networking Analysis to Business: What To Do

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September 27, 2007 Introducing Social Networking Tools and Social Networking Analysis to Business: What To Do I attended a meeting yesterday of a self-managed KM group facilitated by the Conference Board of Canada. September 2007 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Aug Oct SEARCH BLOG How to Save the World Subscribe to this blog by MADE IN CANADA trust yourinstincts HOME E-mail Me.

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Links of the Month: Sunday, June 8, 2014

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Things Are a Little Different in Canada: Some things you’ll only see in the Great White North. _. ” From Dmitry Orlov : In case you missed it, the US is not a democracy.

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More on Plan C: A Clear, Actionable Platform for Those Who Care About Earth’s Future

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And while we’re at it, forgive struggling nations’ debts: These nations will only be able to achieve self-sufficiency and democracy if we give them back the land and resources we’ve stolen from them, and let them make a fresh start. Cartoon by Barry Deutsch of Alas, A Blog fame, in ZMag.

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Links of the Quarter: December 2016

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There is now no true pro-environment party in Canada. All Mathematics would suggest a steady straight line as the best, But left and right alternately is consonant with History. Ironic search result from the non-duality.one website.

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Knowledge in the Workplace: Have It Your Way

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A Methodology for Web 2.0 Collaboration Experiments (in Reluctant Organizations)

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An Economy That Works for Us

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If our democracy was working as it should, presumably our elected representatives, agency heads, and courts would be making the rules roughly according to what most of us want the rules to be. It’s better in Canada but trending quickly in the same direction.

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Thereare several economists who have debunked the nonsense of traditionaleconomics and sketched out alternative economic principles andmethodologies that actually work to the benefit of people and theenvironment. March 2008 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Feb Apr SEARCH BLOG How to Save the World Subscribe to this blog by MADE IN CANADA trust yourinstincts HOME E-mail Me.

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January 30, 2008 Ten Signs the US and Canada are Failing States L ast year I reported on Jeff Vails analysis of México as a failing state. An economy dominated by (in)security: Defense is now the #1 industry in the US (by a huge margin), and ismoving up fast in Canada.

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Reduce monthly expenses and consumption Canada Reintroduces Film Censorship: Thanks to effective lobbying by an extreme right-wing religious group with a long and tawdry history of harassing the champions of free speech , Canadas film tax credit system now includes a review by a government body that will deny credits if they deem a film "not in the public interest". Now,theres an Open Source alternative that is grappling with all three issues.

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Reduce monthly expenses and consumption Canada Reintroduces Film Censorship: Thanks to effective lobbying by an extreme right-wing religious group with a long and tawdry history of harassing the champions of free speech , Canadas film tax credit system now includes a review by a government body that will deny credits if they deem a film "not in the public interest". Now,theres an Open Source alternative that is grappling with all three issues.

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