Saudi Arabia Moves Into UK Football (Soccer) – Yuk!

Why do Western Leaders fall over themselves, bowing to and kissing Saudi Arabia’s brutal autocratic leaders, whilst selling them world record amounts of military weapons? That country has possibly the worst human rights record in the world, it allegedly spreads extremist Islamic terror around the world and it was seemingly intimately involved in 9/11?  WeContinue reading “Saudi Arabia Moves Into UK Football (Soccer) – Yuk!”

“Why Your Struggle is Invisible” – Part 2

. . The Font recently posted an article – “Why Your Struggle is Invisible” – which documented how officials and organizations hide in plain site, the difficult economic realities of life such as Inequality and Income disparity. These are common themes these days, but little is ever done about them, and indeed they continue toContinue reading ““Why Your Struggle is Invisible” – Part 2″

“Short-Selling” – Profits From the Misery of Others

It’s a Different World out There. . I have learnt so much in recent years about all sorts of things. It makes one wonder how little we still know. International finance and banking is an area that has taken my interest since the 2007-08 global financial crisis. This topic really is rocket science. On steroids.Continue reading ““Short-Selling” – Profits From the Misery of Others”

Mainstream Media Bias… Behind the Curtains

. . https://fair.org/uncategorized/jailing-of-a-british-blogger-should-worry-journalists-on-both-sides-of-the-atlantic/ “3 Reasons Why the Arrest of a Journalist by Belarus is Troubling” So says the NPR headline above from the 25th May, 2021. Other western mainstream media giants like the New York Times, Associated Press (AP) and the Wall St Journal (WSJ) followed suit, zeroing in on the case of a BelarusContinue reading “Mainstream Media Bias… Behind the Curtains”

Palestine and Xinjiang : One and the Same Thing

In the short comments above, acclaimed film maker and journalist John Pilger outlines why the issues underlying the slow, inexorable genocide of the Palestinian people and the issues underlying fabricated genocide in Xinjiang, China are one and the same thing. They are both about a fading empire desparately trying to maintain their control over others.Continue reading “Palestine and Xinjiang : One and the Same Thing”

This is Why Your Struggle is Invisible

Do your figures add up? No? Here is why. Credit Suisse (a major global bank based in Switzerland) issues an annual Global Wealth Survey which runs to 165 pages more or less. The report from 2013 is a rare find indeed !  It contains information rarely, if ever, circulated by media, financial institutions, governments, aid agencies etc….that is,Continue reading “This is Why Your Struggle is Invisible”

Inequality – Is It Sustainable?

. . There are hundreds of charts like the one above, or something similar, floating around. They sometimes look different – some are circular charts, some are graphs, some are lines like this one. Some tell the story of wealth, some use income. But they ALL tell the same story – the rich are gettingContinue reading “Inequality – Is It Sustainable?”