What pipe dream vexes North America

Very revealing article in The Tyee here. “(…) (For the record, the oil industry is not a jobs machine. It is the world’s most capital-intensive industry and earns more than 10 per cent of the world’s GDP. But it only employs less than one tenth of one per cent of… Continue reading

Thoughts on today and tomorrow

Macdonald J E Stainsby 10:57pm Jan 18 Not a statement, but a thought on the denial of the Keystone XL permit. This was not Obama “getting it right”– this was Obama afraid of people power. As a result of the long term struggles of many groups– in particular the first… Continue reading