In a recent article, William Engdahl claims that the recent fall in global oil prices means that the North American Shale Oil Dream may soon come to an end. We examine the ramifications.
The 2014 documentary Ivory Tower is probably one of the best critiques of what education in a Western University has become. The following are some “take-home” points I made after a quick viewing. Please bear in mind that my “take-home” points and conclusions may be different from those the producers had intended.
Petropolis, a recent Greenpeace aerial photography tour of the Alberta tar sands doesn’t say much. But pictures are worth many words.
Gasland, a 2010 American documentary film, has made a lot of waves because of its critical view of the practice of fracking. The fracking industry has responded with not just a rebuttal, but a full documentary film of their own. Which only adds more merit to the film. While the producers may have intended to highlight the dangers of fracking, the documentary also becomes a poignant portrayal of eroding civil and property rights in North America.
Documentary Review-Analysis; The Hole Story sheds light on the Secret History of the Canadian Mining Industry
The Hole Story is a critical documentary on mining in Canada, from its early beginnings to its present state. Given the little known importance of mining in the history of Canada, it also turns out to become an informative exploration of the Secret History of Canada. While the documentary points fingers at “corporations” and “greed,” I believe there is a bigger subtext here. This is about people with no concept of living as free people being pushed into endangering free people in other parts of the world. The following are my own extrapolations based on selective facts culled from the documentary.
In 2009, conspiracy theorist Jay Weidner wrote up an interesting article on how the moon landings may have been produced and directed by the enormously talented film director Stanley Kubrick. And that Stanley Kubrick’s later horror movie The Shining had been filled with clues about his role in the moon landings. As readers may be aware, Hollywood movies do contain subtle clues about what’s going on in the real world, but these are mainly to poke fun at the naiveté...
The cover-up surrounding the last days of Osama Bin Laden occupies an important priority for The Powers That Be. And dissecting this cover-up sometimes requires an introspective viewing of propaganda meant to hide the fault lines in the official narrative.
This article is a review-analysis of Shelley Ann Clark’s book, the Sale of a Nation. Shelley was an executive assistant of the third top negotiator in the Canadian negotiating team that finalized the controversial 1988 Free Trade Agreement with the United States (FTA; Not to be confused with NAFTA). In retrospect, the aforesaid agreement turned out to be an act of deliberate vandalism against the Canadian nation.