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Trump's Team Said to Be Planning to Privatize Public Broadcasting

As Donald Trump’s transition team prepares for the real-estate magnate to take control of the White House, senior advisers are looking at all of the various departments for ways they can reduce spending. 432 more words

Tech

Ottawa to continue MRI discussions with Saskatchewan

The federal government said Wednesday that it has not changed its position on the issue of private-pay MRI services in Saskatchewan.

On Tuesday, when the health-care funding deal with Ottawa was announced, the province said the federal government would allow the province one year to prove that the two-for-one MRI service works. 398 more words

Politics

Better health care in Canada than in America

I’m a Canadian, in Canada. Jack, my cousin in NC, asked me about health care in Canada and if a universal plan was do-able in the States. 1,810 more words

Health

STOP COMMERCIALIZATION OF OUR NATIONAL PARKS

Unfortunately, the National Park Service (NPS) has just enacted a policy that allows expanded commercialization of our national parks. Corporations have been pushing for years to commercialize our national parks with their names, logos, and products. 776 more words

Corporate Power And Influence

NYTimes Report on DeVos' Hearing Illustrates Republicans Double Standards, Artful Framing of Debate

I just finished watching the NYTimes video and reading the NYTimes article on Betsy DeVos Senate confirmation hearing held yesterday and find myself bemoaning the Republicans double standard in reviewing appointed and begrudgingly praising Lamar Alexander for his artful framing of the debate as committee chair. 545 more words

Rosneft Distraction

I got another notification in my Google Alerts yesterday about the Rosneft “privatization” scheme. According to the Russian press, the money for the purchase of the 19.5% stake in Rosneft came from Russian bank VTB: 588 more words

Russia

Betsy DeVos Confirmation Hearing

School choice advocate Betsy DeVos says a one size-fits-all model of learning doesn’t work and that she would promote charter, magnet, religious and other alternatives to public schools, if confirmed education secretary. 397 more words

Betsy Devos