Mark Taliano

Mark Taliano

Mark Taliano is a retired high school teacher who spends much of his time as an activist and citizen journalist.

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Friday, June 12, 2015
Sovereign Corporations Occupy The Commons
The “Fourth World”, as defined by Anthony J. Hall in The American Empire And The Fourth World , is a sustainable model of globalization that respects cultural, economic, and environmental pluralism, as it embraces globalized democracy, and the rights of self –determination. It represents...
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Saturday, July 05, 2014
Warning: Corporate Interests Are Not Public Interests
The modern-day conflation of corporate and public interests forms the bedrock of what is likely the most dangerous ideology to afflict humanity. Domestically, it creates a "predator" economic system which disembowels the public domain by creating “new” markets which unnecessarily imperil the public...
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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
The Rise of Predator Economics and the Fall of Good Governance
If the definition of good governance includes the sound management of public monies and resources, then Canada has very bad governance. The manufactured health care crisis is a case in point. Solutions to challenges of cost, quality, and access are fairly straightforward but wilfully ignored, and...
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Friday, May 16, 2014
Privatization Is the Problem, Not the Solution
Canadians are forever being informed, explicitly or implicitly, that the solution to the crisis of the day, or decade, is a freedom-sounding word called "privatization." This, the free-marketeers tell us, will solve our problems. The reality is invariably the opposite. "Privatization" -- also known...
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