Global Power Project, Part 10- TransCanada Corporation, Kings of the Keystone Pipeline

TransCanada Corporation describes itself as “a leader in the responsible development and reliable and safe operation of North American energy infrastructure.” Beginning in 2005, the company announced plans for the Keystone XL pipeline. In 2010, Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) approved the full pipeline project, stating that it was in the “public interest” to transport Canadian tar sands oil […]

A Brief Message for Canadians: Get Over It!

It’s Time to Stop Listening to ‘Rebels against Rationality’ CANADIANS: Be ashamed that this newspaper column is what passes for the “public discourse” in this country: a raving, ignorant, arrogant, idiotic and racist rant telling Indigenous people to “get over it” – referring to the state-sanctioned racism, genocide, and imperialism – all of which is […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 20

Quebec Moves toward Martial Law to Crush Student Movement A student movement in the Canadian province of Quebec was sparked with a strike in February of 2012 against the government’s planned 75% increase in tuition. For over three months, students have protested night and day, with over 200 protests in the city of Montreal alone. […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 13

Canada’s Rockefellers: The Name is Power People know the name Rockefeller: from the oil barons, to the bankers and industrialists, politicians and think tanks, foundations, universities and in the whole realm of globalization, the name Rockefeller is synonymous with power and oligarchy. There is another name, just north of the border, which is also known […]