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?”

“John from Dorset” Proves The Power of Media & Government Propaganda.

. 3 minutes of proof of the effects of Mainstream Media fear and propaganda. . George Galloway is a hugely knowledgable and experienced former British politician, media figure and a commentator on a wide range of subjects. He is a little eccentric occasionally but his debating skills are formidable indeed. He has his own talkContinue reading ““John from Dorset” Proves The Power of Media & Government Propaganda.”

Ross Kemp, UK TV Star – “Why is the World Ignoring the Libyan Slave Trade?”

Slave Trade Only Came After the West Overthrew Gadaffi’s Government . https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/feb/20/migrant-slave-trade-libya-europe Ross Kemp, the well known British actor visited Libya to see the destruction that his own country had caused in Libya for himself. He comments, “What I saw there is nothing short of a modern-day slave trade, with migrants treated as commodities….women toldContinue reading “Ross Kemp, UK TV Star – “Why is the World Ignoring the Libyan Slave Trade?””

People Live in Cages in Hong Kong – Literally!

.   Hong Kong has always promoted itself to the world as a glittering, law abiding, “all business” and civilized city. Westernized. A bit British. And that must be good right? The city might have been like that once but it didn’t seem this way to me when I visited in 2017. I found HongContinue reading “People Live in Cages in Hong Kong – Literally!”

What Started China’s ‘Century of Humiliation’

To most Chinese, their century of humiliation began with a three year war launched against them in 1839, in which Westerners sought to force the deadly drug Opium upon China – which they successfully did. The victors then forced a defeated China to accept an unequal treaty which opened up their country to foreign trade.Continue reading “What Started China’s ‘Century of Humiliation’”

There Are No Permanent Enemies, Only Permanent “Interests.”

. It is an old saying that we have seen proof of many times around the world in recent years. “Friends and Enemies come and go but “Interests” are eternal”. This mean that nothing and nobody is fixed, there are even no “special” relationships. But you might not know this – that we are allContinue reading “There Are No Permanent Enemies, Only Permanent “Interests.””

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”

“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”

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?”

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?”

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?”

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”

The Two Law Changes That Destroyed America’s Media – Part 1

. Part 1 – Repeal of The Fairness Doctrine The “fairness doctrine” of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC), introduced in 1949, was a policy that required the holders of television and radio broadcast licenses to present controversial issues of public importance and to do so in a manner that was honest, equitable, and balanced. The fairness doctrine hadContinue reading “The Two Law Changes That Destroyed America’s Media – Part 1”

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?”

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”

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?)”

Democracy Explained… Properly. By Science.

. Freeing myself from the hold of the mainstream media was personal journey of about a decade. It even involved the discovery of new scientific laws as well as the application of some traditional ones. Two of Sir Issac Newton’s laws of motion are very useful when determining why so many people are blind toContinue reading “Democracy Explained… Properly. By Science.”