A Holocaust Survivor Speaks The Truth About Palestine

“Palestine Was Never a Land Without a People” DR GABOR MATE . Dr Gabor Mate, a holocaust survivor as an infant, speaks to Russell Brand about the situation in Palestine. This is incredibly moving and thought provoking. Remember when listening that media wars, propaganda and “disinformation” (aka lies) are not a creation of the modernContinue reading “A Holocaust Survivor Speaks The Truth About Palestine”

Much of Our Daily News is Created by “Public Relations” Companies.

. . “The news that you read on a daily basis is often created by PR companies, who present ideas to media organisations in terms of things that are news worthy and can sell.”  Max Bolomolov, Founder Creative PR Solutions The term “Public Relations” (PR) was invented by American Edward Bernays in the early 20th century, just priorContinue reading “Much of Our Daily News is Created by “Public Relations” Companies.”

Iran’s Leaders Smile Alot – You’d Never Know it from the Wall St Media

. When most westerners think of Iran’s leaders they probably think of old black and white pictures featuring surly and unsmiling faces dressed in traditional costume. Words that might come to mind include, Inflexible, Extreme, Dogmatic, Gruff…. you get the picture…..they are an unpleasant lot over there in Iran. Having met a few Iranians duringContinue reading “Iran’s Leaders Smile Alot – You’d Never Know it from the Wall St Media”

“USA drone attack that killed 10 civilians, including seven children, did not violate the laws of war”, Pentagon.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/11/3/no-misconduct-in-deadly-us-drone-attack-kabul-pentagon-review . Americans have no rules in their wars. Common sense . A US Military geek pulls into in a finely groomed driveway…. “Honey I’m home!” “Hi baby….how was your day?” “Oh just terrible. Another one of our drones hit the wrong target today. Oh boy….you can’t imagine how much paperwork I had to fillContinue reading ““USA drone attack that killed 10 civilians, including seven children, did not violate the laws of war”, Pentagon.”

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!”

Another US Atrocity – Shooting Down Iran Air Flight 655

. . On July 3, 1988 the American military launched an unprovoked missile attack on a fully laden and defenceless Iranian civilian airliner, which was flying within its normal civilian airspace, on its routine flightpath, and emitting all the required electronic signals to be recognized as a civilian aircraft.  The state of the art USS Vincennes WarshipContinue reading “Another US Atrocity – Shooting Down Iran Air Flight 655”

Female Pilots in Iran Have Taken To The Sky

. https://intellinews.com/all-female-cockpit-crew-makes-history-in-iran-169735/ . Iran is a much more open and modern society than many western people realize. I haven’t been there, but from watching some of the travel blogs of the many young westerners who have journeyed to this ancient land, it would seem Iranians are one of the most warm and generous peoples anywhere.Continue reading “Female Pilots in Iran Have Taken To The Sky”

Hate Crimes Against Muslims Surge AFTER They Are Attacked (!)

. . There are many things that surprise me in life and sometimes not in a pleasant way. Before 9/11, I had no real clue about Islam or Muslims. What they believed in and where and how they lived. I don’t think I was alone in that regard as a westerner. But 9/11 changed allContinue reading “Hate Crimes Against Muslims Surge AFTER They Are Attacked (!)”

Is Iran’s Democracy So Different to Ours?

. . The Iranian people got to experience a strong and vibrant democracy from 1907 – 1953, before their country was plunged back into dictatorship by the 1953 coup instigated by the USA & UK. During these five decades of real democracy in Iran, the people enjoyed systems of government very similar to that weContinue reading “Is Iran’s Democracy So Different to Ours?”

Much of Our Daily News is Created by “Public Relations” Companies.

. . “The news that you read on a daily basis is often created by PR companies, who present ideas to media organisations in terms of things that are news worthy and can sell.”  Max Bolomolov, Founder Creative PR Solutions The term “Public Relations” (PR) was invented by American Edward Bernays in the early 20th century, just priorContinue reading “Much of Our Daily News is Created by “Public Relations” Companies.”

The “Other” (Jewish) Terrorists in Palestine

. Terrorism. A word, used alone or in phrases that the world has heard literally millions of times in recent years. I would wager that in 99.9% of those mainstream media mentions, words such as “Islamic” or an Islamic sounding name are mentioned a few seconds before or after the hook words of terrorism orContinue reading “The “Other” (Jewish) Terrorists in Palestine”

The Third Time Iran was Invaded – & The MOST DEADLY Yet.

The oldest Iranians alive today would still remember voting for their country’s original “supreme leader” – their democratically elected Prime Minister – back in the 1950s. Iran’s democracy and the Iranian people’s right to elect their leader in free and fair democratic elections was taken away at gunpoint by the USA/UK coup in 1953, organizedContinue reading “The Third Time Iran was Invaded – & The MOST DEADLY Yet.”

Words Have No Meaning Anymore

. If you’re old enough, you will remember that the one book everyone had in the house was a dictionary. If you didn’t know the meaning or context of a word, you looked it up in the dictionary. Flash homes even had a book called a “Thesaurus”, which was like a dictionary but it wasContinue reading “Words Have No Meaning Anymore”

Iran’s Recent History: 1979 Revolution – Their Second

The memories of the great Iranian Constitutional Revolution of 1896 – and the democracy and liberties which sprang from it – never really died amongst Iran’s people, even after their Democratic Constitution of 1906 was secretly destroyed by the United States and Britain in 1953 (see an earlier post). By the 1970s, “people power” inContinue reading “Iran’s Recent History: 1979 Revolution – Their Second”

Is Iran’s Democracy So Different to Ours?

. . The Iranian people got to experience a strong and vibrant democracy from 1907 – 1953, before their country was plunged back into dictatorship by the 1953 coup instigated by the USA & UK. During these five decades of real democracy in Iran, the people enjoyed systems of government very similar to that weContinue reading “Is Iran’s Democracy So Different to Ours?”

Is Mr Blinken the Dumbest Yet? Or Maybe Just the Most Arrogant?

. . https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/us-demands-immediate-release-of-canadian-jailed-by-china “American Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken demands China release Canadian Businessman Convicted of Spying” Danny just heard the news about Mr Blinken’s demands….but this is all far from funny. . So, let us just get this straight. Sorry, this is going to be a long sentence….but here goes, The Government of theContinue reading “Is Mr Blinken the Dumbest Yet? Or Maybe Just the Most Arrogant?”

UK Labour Party Changed its Leader in 2020 (anything else?)

Former UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was a long time open supporter of the Palestinian people and their right to a state. At his final party conference as leader in 2019, the hall filled with Palestinian flags and speakers, indicating that there were many Labour party members with similar views. + https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-45634379 Labour PartyContinue reading “UK Labour Party Changed its Leader in 2020 (anything else?)”

There’s NO WAR in Palestine

Is this a “war”?  There is NO war in Palestine.14-year-old Palestinian boy Faris Odeh (right) is about to be shot dead by Israeli troops because he was throwing stones at an Israeli tank in November 2000.  After this incident 21 years ago, the shock and disgust from around the world soon dissipated (as it always does) and Israel went back to illegallyContinue reading “There’s NO WAR in Palestine”

How Media Frame Things in Your Head With Careful Use of Words

Words are a major building block of life. They are what we use to describe things. A major part of the way we communicate. How we learn. But the problem with words is that they can be lies as well. And cause misunderstandings, especially in English, which is a language more prone to misunderstandings thanContinue reading “How Media Frame Things in Your Head With Careful Use of Words”

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”