- Fracking Industry: Misinformation, Hype and the Financial Risks with Reference to Nova Scotia and the Wheeler Commission.
- Australia’s Rejection of Investor-State, from AUSFTA to the Gillard Government’s Trade Policy and the implications for Canada.
- Manifesto of the Poor – Solutions Come from Below, By Fr. Francisco Van der Hoff Boersma, Co-founder of Fair Trade. Overview by Janet M Eaton, PhD
- CBC`s Enright interviews founder of `People Who Share` movement & co-founder of `buynothingchristmas.org`
- What is Degrowth ? By Janet M Eaton, August 6th 2012 (Revised Copy)
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Fracking Industry: Misinformation, Hype and the Financial Risks with Reference to Nova Scotia and the Wheeler Commission.
By Janet M Eaton, PhD Introduction: Much has been written about the environmental, geological, social, cultural, health, and small scale local economic concerns related to hydraulic fracturing for shale gas. At the same time there is growing awareness of the … Continue reading
Australia’s Rejection of Investor-State, from AUSFTA to the Gillard Government’s Trade Policy and the implications for Canada.
By Janet M Eaton, PhD. December 31st , 2013. Introduction: This paper places the Australian Labor government’s 2011 policy of Investor -State rejection within the context of the escalating criticism of Investor-State Agreements [ISAs] and the extent to which they … Continue reading
Manifesto of the Poor – Solutions Come from Below, By Fr. Francisco Van der Hoff Boersma, Co-founder of Fair Trade. Overview by Janet M Eaton, PhD
Introduction: Father Francisco Van der Hoff Boersma or Father Frans, as he is familiarly known, is a Dutch worker priest, with PhDs in both economics and theology, who has written an impassioned, highly informed, insightful and compelling Manifesto of the … Continue reading
CBC`s Enright interviews founder of `People Who Share` movement & co-founder of `buynothingchristmas.org`
An excellent CBC Sunday Edition program from Michael Enright as usual. Michael Enright notes that emerging alternatives to consumerism such as `people sharing` networks and `buy nothing Christmas` campaigns challenge our way of life and restructure our economy and he … Continue reading
Degrowth is a call for a radical break from traditional growth-based models of society whether ‘left’ or ‘right’, to invent new ways of living together in a true democracy, respectful of the values of equality and freedom, based on sharing … Continue reading
Posted on May 1, 2012 May 1st, 2012 In a short article entitled “Earth Day and Tar Sands”, published by Common Dreams April 19th http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/04/19-8 ] Dale Wiehoff, VP of Communications and IP for the IATP [Institute for Agriculture and … Continue reading
The Harper Budget: Assault on the Environment for Big Oil Profits: Roundup of Canadian Environmental NGO Responses
By Janet M Eaton, PhD, April 14, 2012 It was no surprize that the Federal Budget, or more correctly the “Economic Action Plan 2012”, as it was entitled, would continue the Harper government’s support for tar sands oil and a … Continue reading
By Janet M Eaton, March 18, 2012 In my first blog on this site I asked if the Occupy Movement, still in its early stages at the time, might portend a whole system shift?  In this blog I look … Continue reading
Comments on Banking and the Occupy Movement related to Ellen Brown’s “The Way to Occupy a Bank is to Own One”
By Janet Eaton It is encouraging that so many pundits and advocates of systemic economic and financial change are linking up with the Occupy Movement and that the Movement has recognized that challenges and alternatives to the existing private banking … Continue reading
The President of Iceland, Olafur Grimmson, describes, in a very engaging manner, how he and his country challenged economic orthodoxy of the day putting democratic, social and political concerns ahead of the financial markets . Now Iceland, three years later, … Continue reading