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!”

Are Human Rights Organizations Real?

. I’ve done a bit of research on Amnesty International recently. I didn’t really know anything about it or any of the many other organizations out there other than what might be generally gleaned from the public chatter and the image that is self generated by them. What I found is not really encouraging withContinue reading “Are Human Rights Organizations Real?”

America’s Other (Much Worse) 9/11

That eleventh day in September was not the first day of infamy involving Washington and a destructive attack on a foreign power. September 11, 1973 was the day when military forces in Chile, under the command of General Augusto Pinochet supposedly committed treason by attacking the Presidential Palace in Santiago with bombs and troops, seizingContinue reading “America’s Other (Much Worse) 9/11”

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?””

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?”

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.””

“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”

American Pulitzer Prize Winner Dr Chris Hedges Speaks of USA’s Collapse.

. From my experiences talking to Americans few of them realize that their nation has, or is, an empire. American leaders will never say such things – in fact, they like to pronounce how America was founded by an anti-colonial revolution against tyranny. A rebellion against the worlds then, greatest empire – the British empire.Continue reading “American Pulitzer Prize Winner Dr Chris Hedges Speaks of USA’s Collapse.”

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.”

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”

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?”

Why Is China Treated Differently in the Western Media?

Please read on…. 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 sayContinue reading “Why Is China Treated Differently in the Western Media?”

Is Afghanistan Another Huge Victory for China?

. . So. Another futile effort. Another failed state. The rapid collapse of another western nation building failure in Afghanistan, has seen off another occupying empire from that nation’s soil. One wonders why it was so easy for the Taliban to take over the country – seemingly without much resistance at all. Were locals simplyContinue reading “Is Afghanistan Another Huge Victory for China?”

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?”