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Tar Sands for the week (Nov 26, 2013).

Let’s see– Premier Christy Clark has done a predicted about face, and instead embraced Alison Redford, made up publicly and called for construction of the Enbridge Gateway tar sands pipeline. While predicted, it is depressing in a few ways.  Members of high-financed ENGO’s  had sought to “embrace” Christy Clark when the province of BC entered a non-consequential and symbolic “opposition” to Enbridge’s plans, after surprisingly winning the provincial election. The move had no authoritative power and was seen by many to be a simple move to garner public support (it was a major item of discussion during the electoral campaign).

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Somba Ke: The Money Place

Somba Ke: The Money Place
by Macdonald Stainsby

film review originally written for MRZine, 03/12/06

Not many discuss contemporary geopolitics in a way that brings together both the Manhattan Project of the 1940s and today’s global Risk-like die rolls for energy resources, but the producers of the documentary Somba Ke: The Money Place have made a film that does precisely that.

Somba Ke: The Money Place

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