Michael Riordon

the view from where I live

PS on the TPP

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Following up this morning’s post on internet freedom vs the “Trans-Pacific Partnership”, some sharp insights today from Dan Gillmor and others in The Guardian UK:  Thanks to Wikileaks, We See Just How Bad TPP Trade Deal Is for Regular People.

HarperObamaThese people are pushing it, hard.  Enough said?

To put it simply:  The thing stinks.  We ‘regular people’ have to stop it.

The Openmedia.ca petition (see previous post) is growing fast.  Please pass it on.

Author: Michael Riordon

Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/ directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio and stage. A primary goal of his work is to recover voices and stories of people who have been silenced or marginalized, written out of the official version: First Nations (aboriginal) youth, Mozambican farmers, inmates in Canadian prisons, traditional healers in Fiji, queer folk across Canada, Guatemalan labour activists. Michael also leads courses, workshops and seminars for community organizations, trade unions, schools, colleges and universities.

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