Archive for October 2018

O Cannabis .. and the looming midterm elections in the USA today ..

Oct 17th, 2018 | By Counterweights Editors | Category: In Brief

First, the bad news. Our text here is Neil Macdonald’s October 16 piece on the CBC News site :  “Lose your illusions. It’s an ugly, dystopian world … People my age grew up believing the world, led by the West, was becoming more progressive. It wasn’t and isn’t.” Macdonald offers a “few thoughts on the [...]



Happy Canadian Thanksgiving 2018 … Kavanaugh confirmation in USA, NAFTA Mark II, & Doug Ford’s Ontario

Oct 8th, 2018 | By L. Frank Bunting | Category: In Brief

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2018. GANATSEKWYAGON, ON. We came back from coffee Saturday just as our local TV news station was tweeting : “BREAKING: US Senate votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court.” Sometimes, C. Wright Mills from Waco, Texas is alleged to have said, just describing what’s happening can be a radical [...]