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Most members at BIG Media Ltd. are successful people who subscribed here because they understand the importance of establishing a trustworthy and accurate source of news on the big issues. Most are busy making the world a better place by creating jobs, performing their work at a high level, and generally being good people. They are typically not self-promoters, so it might seem weird to make a post on this platform accompanied by a photo of...

Business and Politics: til death do us part

I regularly see posts on LinkedIn scolding the general network for the sin of posting anything that could be considered political. The wording varies, but it’s usually along the lines of: “this is supposed to be a business networking site, leave politics out of it.” It always gets lots of likes and affirmation in the comments. The problem is, politics and business are inextricably combined. Politics creates the context and the conditions for business. Politics...

Common Interests

Common Interests Okay, I'm no expert on public sentiment, just your average Joe. But I think I can feel some building ground swell, seeking to try and counter the divides that have been aggressively growing between us. No doubt the growing divides are influenced by age old struggles, between such things as tradition and progress, freedom and authority, stability and rebuilding. But at this point in time, I sense that we are at a particularly...

What would you do if you were judge/jury?

https://big-media.ca/who-and-how-do-you-punish-when-a-six-year-old-is-the-shooter/ What do you do when a 6-year-old shoots his teacher? Do you lock up the parents for years? Do you try to have the child placed in a detention facility with older kids? Do you remove the child from his home indefinitely? Is counselling enough?

“New Zealand Prime Minister Calls for a Global Censorship System”

New Zealand Prime Minister Calls for a Global Censorship System jonathanturley C-Span screengrab New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is the latest liberal leader to call for an international alliance to censor speech. Unsatisfied with the unprecedented corporate censorship of social media companies, leaders like Hillary Clinton have turned from private censorship to good old-fashioned state censorship. Speech regulation has become an article of faith on the left. Ardern used her speech this week to the United...

In Switzerland, Heating Rooms Above 19C May Be Legally Punishable

In Switzerland, Heating Rooms Above 19C May Be Legally Punishable Maybe 3 years in the slammer. “Switzerland considers JAILING anyone who heats rooms above 19C for up to three years if the country is forced to ration gas due to Ukraine war The country could also give fines of up to 3,000 Swiss Francs (£2,667) In gas-heated buildings, water could not be heated to more than 60C (140F) Radiant heaters would be banned and saunas and swimming pools would...

A big win for nuclear: Palisades plant may reopen in Michigan

A big win for nuclear: Palisades plant may reopen in Michigan BY ROBERT BRYCE, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR 09/13/22 03:00 PM ET Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, shown in a July 20, 2022, file photo, supports the reopening of the Palisades nuclear plant proposed by Holtec International. After years of grim forecasts and premature reactor closures, the domestic nuclear energy sector is suddenly enjoying a winning streak. Last week, Camden, N.J.-based Holtec International announced that it plans to reopen the Palisades...

Cow mask designed to reduce methane and slow climate change

Cow mask designed to reduce methane and slow climate change A prestigious design award has been bestowed upon an innovative cow face mask designed to reduce methane emissions and slow climate change. Zelp, a UK-based design firm, created the cattle wearable device, which was one of four winners in the inaugural Terra Cart Design Lab competition. At an awards ceremony in London on 27th april Prince Charles, who launched the competition as part of his Sustainable Markets...

Francis Menton challenges California and New York

Hear ye, here ye, here ye! Francis Menton challenges California and New York to prove the large and broad concept of “The All-Renewable Energy System”, once and for all time. The world is awaiting your results. ………. “Today the Manhattan Contrarian formally calls upon the states of California and New York: Whatever you do, do not back down from your crash program of green energy schemes! The full text of the Manhattan Contrarian official...

What is the Proper Role of the International Monetary Fund?

Should the IMF be apart of the environment debate or above it? There is something so wrong about the International Monetary Fund producing the following “report.” They created another example of political science by an global institutional organization, but worse, it is a major force in the financial world. One last quibble: Their prescription for could have been written by an environmental NGO or activist group. …….…………… Global warming is the most significant threat to ecosystems...