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”

WHAT ARE HUMAN RIGHTS? THERE ARE 30 OF THEM!!

Western countries talk alot about “human rights”. It has become the “go to” subject, when western leaders are in front of the cameras. We hear western Presidents and Prime Ministers talking about “freedom” and “democracy” and how everyone must have these. That is sort of true, in a limited way, but the sad state ofContinue reading “WHAT ARE HUMAN RIGHTS? THERE ARE 30 OF THEM!!”

French Colonial Horrors in Algeria

Western Wars and Persecution Usually Go Unnoticed https://www.france24.com/en/20120316-commemorations-mark-end-algerian-war-independence-france-evian-accords I recently watched a documentary about the 8 years long Algerian War of Independence against France, lasting from 1954-1962. I had no clue just how vicious and violent and devastating this conflict was. France officially claims the dead numbered “only” about 500,000. Algeria claims 1.5 – 3.0 millionContinue reading “French Colonial Horrors in Algeria”

“To Hell With Spain – Remember the Maine!”

American Navy ship USS Maine sinks whilst anchored in Havana Harbor, Cuba in 1898. Many Wars Follow. sinking was an accident, not an attack On the 15 February 1898, there was an explosion on board the US Battleship Maine while it was in the Havana Harbor, Cuba. Newspapers owned by William Randolph Hearst immediately blamedContinue reading ““To Hell With Spain – Remember the Maine!””