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NYS Ignores Senecas and Budgets In Gaming Revenue:  Ignorance, Arrogance or intimidation?

By John Kane | April 29, 2017 First, let's put the simple facts out there: in all of the legalese, questions of fairness, who is regulating who, what is permitted and what is agreed upon; the one thing that is definitive and indisputable is that there is no mention of…
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Private profit, Crown corporations, and the public debt

By Craig Blacksmith The following is an analysis of the very strange arrangements the Manitoba Hydro Crown Corporation has in Canada, and of the indebtedness of Crown Corporations in general. First, let's examine the legal nitty-gritty. My commentary is in blue type.  Manitoba Hydro was passed as a legislative act. Its…
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A Canada Day meditation: Standing on guard for what, precisely?

By Michael Keefer | First published in The Canadian Charger (7 August 2009),   There was an Old Person of Tring Who when she was called on to sing Replied, “Ain’t it odd, I can never tell ‘God Save the Weasel’ from ‘Pop Goes the King’.” “Tring” sounds like a name…
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Israel and democracy: Reflections on the timing of Ontario’s Bill 202

Wynne and Netanyahu. By Michael Keefer The latest attempt of the Zionist lobby in Canada to shut down attempts to organize peaceful pressure against the state of Israel's systematic violations of international law came at what must have seemed an opportune moment. On May 17, the day that Bill 202,…
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Operation “MYGALE” and “contraband” tobacco

The following is an edited transcription of an interview with Kanenhariyo from Thursday March 31st. Kanenhariyo himself has been criminally targeted for participating in the Onkwehon:we tobacco industry. Here he gives an alternate take on "Operation Mygale" the operation run in collaboration with multiple state agencies and which Quebec Provincial Police…
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