We Are Already Controlled

Updated and Abridged from an original article by CaitlinJohnstone.com . The biggest and most widespread blind spot among those who oppose control by powerful elites is the assumption that it has not already been achieved. Everyone thinks about psychopathic killers prowling the streets, but not the psychopathic killers who rule our world via mass-scale manipulation.Continue reading “We Are Already Controlled”

“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″

Links vs Causes

. One of my pet peeve words – out of many – that is often heard on the mainstream media is “links”. You hear it frequently out of the mouths of people who are attempting to deceive you. So you hear it alot from the political, media and military leadership class. That is, the Military-Industrial-Media-PoliticalContinue reading “Links vs Causes”

Lies About The Uyghurs Are So Blatant!

US Government puts out totally contradicting statements about Uigher terrorism. It’s obvious who is lying. https://www.wsj.com/articles/china-irate-after-u-s-removes-terrorist-label-from-separatist-group-11604661868 So here is one of the stalwarts of the Wall St media, the very aptly named Wall St Journal proclaiming that China is needlessly irate after Washington removes the Uigher based East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) from its globalContinue reading “Lies About The Uyghurs Are So Blatant!”

My Meeting With a Prophet

. I met a prophet once when travelling around Asia. He said he was anyway and he was an interesting personality. The experience I had with him was interesting too. In a fairly anonymous city my wife and I were passing through once we saw a congregation meeting on their day of worship and weContinue reading “My Meeting With a Prophet”

Why Have Humans Always Needed Someone?

Note – this post is written tongue in cheek and respects all faiths and beliefs. . Ever since I was quite small I remember being exposed to religion. There was not really any choice in the matter. One parent was a slightly devout Catholic and so myself and my siblings all had to trundle offContinue reading “Why Have Humans Always Needed Someone?”

Can One Person Really Make a Difference?

One comment you hear from time to time is, “can one person really make a difference?” In other words, why bother trying to improve anything as it is all too hard and one person can’t change anything anyway. I’m sure you’ve heard this or something like it. It might seem all too hard, but, actuallyContinue reading “Can One Person Really Make a Difference?”

Science Proves What Many Suspected About Global Wealth

. . A 2011 Swiss study published in the well respected British “New Scientist” magazine, supports what we sort of knew about the world but didn’t know how or why : that an incredibly tiny number of big businesses really do control much of the global financial networks. Importantly, as the article makes clear, thisContinue reading “Science Proves What Many Suspected About Global Wealth”

Disturbing ‘Excursions’ in Segragated America

. WARNING : the following post contains graphic descriptions of human torture. A dictionary definition of “Excursion”, ‘A short journey usually made for pleasure, often by a group of people.’ I’ve started to browse books I’ve had at home, for decades in some cases, but never gotten around to reading just yet. I like to pickContinue reading “Disturbing ‘Excursions’ in Segragated America”

Diana Spencer Died This Day in 1997. Was It Accidental?

I never used to be a fan of Diana Spenser. She seemed to me to be someone who was craving for something that she couldn’t find within herself, then thought she had found it in Prince Charles, and then was destroyed by her own insecurities when she realized she hadn’t found what she was lookingContinue reading “Diana Spencer Died This Day in 1997. Was It Accidental?”

Why Do People Never Ask Questions?

. I guess I have always been one of those problem people who, when receiving an answer to a question that doesn’t fully satisfy my curiousity, reply with “why?” Why indeed. But I notice that most people are the complete opposite to this – they never ask questions at all. And not just about majorContinue reading “Why Do People Never Ask Questions?”

Our “Rights” Only Extend So Far – Right?

. . I saw an American man recently who was hospitalized from Covid 19. He was recovering from his symptoms in a hospital bed and will supposedly make a full recovery. This man was very independently minded and insisted it was his right to refuse a Covid vaccine – which he had. Fair enough IContinue reading “Our “Rights” Only Extend So Far – Right?”

Brilliant Ideas Are Often So Simple…

. . From the religions that I have had anything to do with – Christianity, Islam, Hinduism – it seems to me that the core essence of all are simple values and modesty. “Blessed are the meek” etc…. You would never know this when observing how many people live, including the religious ones. Immodesty, risingContinue reading “Brilliant Ideas Are Often So Simple…”

My Life in Asia

. Many years back when I thought politics and political parties had some relevence to everyday life, one of the policies that I always thought would be hugely beneficial for our small nation would have been for government to invest in their people by paying for young New Zealanders to travel overseas for maybe 6Continue reading “My Life in Asia”

Are We All Addicted?

. . Many years ago I knew an old lady who my sister used to board with. She was in her seventies perhaps, quite devoted to her christian religion and had never married. The house where they lived was near to the university I was studying at and so sometimes I went there to shareContinue reading “Are We All Addicted?”

Is Afghanistan The Latest (Really) BIG Media Lie?

99% of Afghans Support Sharia Law Since the Taliban gained control over Afghanistan, it is being widely reported in the west that the group has started imposing strict Sharia law in the country, supposedly terrorising the long suffering population in the process. However, there seems to be much less to this “alarming” headline than whatContinue reading “Is Afghanistan The Latest (Really) BIG Media Lie?”

China Graduates 1 Million Science Students Annually. US State Removes Basic Skills Required.

. https://www.rt.com/usa/531648-oregon-governor-signs-bill/ Oregon Governor signs bill removing reading, writing, & maths requirements for high school kids for 5 years. Oregonian Media . China’s universities graduate over 1 million students annually in the sciences, engineering and mathematics. What are these brilliant young people contributing to their country? I think if you look around, you will see.Continue reading “China Graduates 1 Million Science Students Annually. US State Removes Basic Skills Required.”

Yemen is Absolutely Beautiful, and So Sad.

. . What image comes to mind when you think of Yemen ? I always thought of Yemen as a dusty place, with many goat herders, and maybe, not very advanced. I don’t know why I thought that. Well, there was that one episode of “Friends” where Chandler was so desparate to escape from his (ex)Continue reading “Yemen is Absolutely Beautiful, and So Sad.”

The Two Law Changes That Destroyed America’s Media: Part 2

. . Part 2 – The 1996 Telecommuncations Act. In Part 1 we saw how in 1989 President Reagan initiated substantial change in the American media market by repealing what was colloquially called, “The Fairness Doctrine.” This was a legal requirement that media organizations had to show both sides of an issue and not beContinue reading “The Two Law Changes That Destroyed America’s Media: Part 2”

Why Is China Treated Differently in the Western Media?

. Human rights abuses have been an ongoing issue for the government of this asian giant. The abuses range from mass killings, enforced disappearances, torture, rape and sexual abuse to political repression. The Army, the Police Force and Border Security Personnel have all been accused of committing severe human rights abuses against local civilians. Human rights groups say more thanContinue reading “Why Is China Treated Differently in the Western Media?”