Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Happy Canada day

I wish you Happy Canada Day. I hope better days are ahead for Canada.  In the meantime it should not interfere with our celebrating the Canada Day.We are one of the best country in the world.


Update: How Canada is perceived around the world. Please click here.

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Friday, June 26, 2015

Tornadoes in U.S.

Weather around the world and U.S. is a clear indication of climate change that we humans need to pay attention to before it is too late.

To watch a video on weather in U.S. please click Tornadoes in U.S. .

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Obama's interview and his use of 'N' word commenting on South Carolina tragedy

One can do a google search and find a plethora of racist images of Barack Obama and Michelle Obama and yet this is what’s fuelling outrage?  Listening to the interview and context, Obama’s use of the n-word made sense.  It was about how, while there has been much progress in race-relations, much more needs to be done.  It was blunt, it got people talking, though I’m worried a lot of the media coverage misses the point, trying to turn it into a gaffe-of-the-week and not recognizing the depth and seriousness of the problem Obama was talking about.

Blacks are literally being gunned down in city streets in America, deep inequalities persist.  A few feel-good gestures are not enough, that’s what Obama was getting at. What’s especially ironic is conservatives, who have engaged in dog-whistle politics against African-Americans for decades, choose to get outraged over this.

I’m with the president on this.  You can watch the video of the president’s podcast interview below.

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Sunday, June 21, 2015

Politics and its Discontents: Some Days I Don't Have To Write Anything-Lorne

Original post by Lorne:

"Politics and its Discontents: Some Days I Don't Have To Write Anything: ... thanks to groups like this:"




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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Pope Francis is a progressive person

He extended a hand of friendship towards all religions including Islam. He urged Israel to live in peace with Palestinians and accept two-state solution.

Now he is speaking up on Global Warming.




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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Storms in U.S. and Global Warming

There have been too many storms last few years in U.S. In Maritimes we got storm Arthur last year. It was quite furious. I lost one big tree in my backyard. Luckily it fell on an angle and spared my house. These are all the indications of global warming. People in their 80's and 90's said that they have never seen and experienced anything like this before. We better start paying attention to this erratic and severe weather.

Watch the video here

I watched a documentary on CBC which indicated that global warming is impacting oceans and life in oceans. Read more here.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Evan Solomon fired by CBC

This is puzzling news. Evan Solomon was quite good host of Power and Politics. I watched this program every once in a while. I thought it was quite informative. I don't understand what's going on at CBC. It looks that Harper Government has cut CBC funding by over $200 millions and some employees were making money on the side. Few others are doing it too including Peter Mansbridge, the host of CBC National, -giving speeches unrelated to news and charging high fees.

Read more here.

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Friday, May 29, 2015

Socrates: One of my favourite philosopher

As a university student I never took a course in philosophy but I have great interest in philosophy. One of my favourite philosopher is Socrates. Here is an interesting quote:


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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Stephen Harper: Reality and dream

Following picture depicts Harper quite well. In the mirror he thinks he looks like a macho man but the reality is quite different.


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