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This is your daily pension announcement: Part one, the AIMCO backstory and evaluation of their governance and cost structure. I have got such a rage on today there might be several parts. Bob Ascah's blog is our starting point. #AbLeg #handsoffmypension

abpolecon.ca/2017/03/11/bab…
He remains a Fellow of the Institute for Public Economics after a long career at the University of Alberta, ATB, and the Alberta Treasury. May I remind you now that Travis and AIMCo's current strategy is to hope this mess will die down. #itwont #SpoilerAlert
Now, this blog post is from 2017 so it is a bit dated. Remember the other day when I tweeted about how the ATRF and LAPP moves were supposed to make us more like BC? BCIMC specifically? And, that was 💩💩💩 because retirement funds like BC Teachers can leave BCIMC at anytime?
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The recent order by the Supreme Court (thehindu.com/news/national/…) in the #ForestRightsCase risks reversing hard won recognition of rights for India’s forest dwellers. Thread (1/10)
The case was brought by a group of conservation organisations that question the constitutional validity of the #ForestRightsAct, reflecting an old and discredited paradigm of #FortressConservation. thehindu.com/opinion/lead/w… (2/10)
A number of us wrote an open letter to these organisations in 2014, pointing out the risks of this petition for the conservation cause in India, and inviting them to withdraw the case. forestrightsact.com/2014/04/06/joi… (3/10)
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So journalists doing stories after printing views of every side in the #Aadhaar debate is labelled as "activism". As if "activism" is a bad thing. But, here are a few questions for @Product_Nation and it's volunteers #Thread
1. Is it a #Conflict of #Interest when you use public money to build a system and then create or join private corporations to draw business from that very system?
2. Can you serve as a GoI employee and also serve on boards, companies that are drawing knowledge, business, profits from what you are building from inside the Government? #Aadhaar #CronyCapitalism
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