Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

Canadian journalist Donna Laframboise. Former National Post & Toronto Star columnist, past vice president of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. New posts: Mondays & Wednesdays.

Countdown to Disaster – Exhibit #11 in the Drama Queen Files

A chief scientist, a statesman, and an heir to a throne all say climate disaster is imminent. But their schedules don’t agree.

June 16, 2014

It’s Always Something (the 1924 edition)

Drama queen scientists have been around for at least 89 years.

March 8, 2013 · 4 Comments

Hugo Chavez vs Prince Charles

Which remarks were uttered by the heir to the British throne – and which were delivered by Venezuela’s late president?

March 7, 2013

World War II Rationing – the ‘Hated Sacrifice’

Some people argue that energy rationing of the sort imposed during wartime is necessary to save the planet. But World War II rationing made life miserable for ordinary people. It also nourished the black market & organized crime.

December 1, 2010