World Affairs

War of the worlds: masks are ripped away in Syria

Originally Published on 13 October 2016 in Oriental Review
When propaganda and fake news abounds in mainstream media it is difficult to try to understand what is happening in the many trouble spots around the world. Like many others, I assumed that the war in Syria was mainly about oil. However, this article gives us more to think about…


Odessa Massacre

03 May, 2016
Forty eight people were brutally murdered and nearly two hundred were injured two years ago on May 02 in the quiet and picturesque port city in Ukraine. Women and children as well as men and women in their forties, fifties, and sixties were brutally set upon in the Trades Union building where they had retreated for safety against…


Don’t Be a US Puppet: Sahra Wagenknecht Berates Angela Merkel

December 11, 2014
Sahra Wagenknecht, Bundestag Member and Left Party Deputy Chairperson, berates Angela Merkel (see video) for squandering all the gains of “détente” politics, leading Europe into a new Cold War with Russia, and to the brink of a flash fire because Merkel …


Dutch Professor Apologises to Putin for Skewed Media Coverage on MH-17

September 05, 2014
Mass media lies just as alarming to me as they clearly are to Professor Cees J. Hamelink, who wrote an open letter of apology to President Putin (below) for using the MH-17 downing to defame Putin and discredit…


800px-Boeing_777-2H6ER_9M-MRD_Malaysian_(6658105143) croppedMH-17: Obama Show Us Your Evidence

August 04, 2014
Retired U.S. intelligence professionals wrote a memorandum to Obama on July 29, concerned about the new wave of propaganda that has emerged over the downing of MH-19. In light of previous lies about Iraq using “weapons of mass destruction” and Assad using sarin gas against his own people, they calmly call for clarity in…


suuuu.si_-400x224MH-17’s Last Moments Shown in Russian Radar Clips

August 02, 2014
A presentation by the Russian Ministry of Defence (with English translation) sets out all the information they have in relation to the downing of MH-17. It shows radar clips from an air traffic control tower…


Demonstrations in UkraineUkraine: What Are They Fighting For?

July 23, 2014
Most people do not know what has been happening behind the scenes in Ukraine because of a media blackout since the February coup. Now the so-called ‘rebels’ have been accused of downing MH-17 and killing all its passengers. There is more to this story than mainstream media will say.


boroday‘Rebel’ Leader Alexander Borodai on the MH17 Crash

July 22, 2014
Alexander Borodai, PM of the Donesk People’s Republic, gave a sobering press conference on July 19 which reveals his frustration that no one from the international community had arrived to help collect the bodies in a humanitarian way at the MH17 crash site.


putin-stares-down-a-young-chick-at-an-agricultural-expositionWho is Vladimir Putin? Why Does the US Government Hate Him?

June 09, 2014
Although Vladimir Putin has been called a KGB thug and even a reincarnation of Hitler, Sharon Tennison shares a side of Putin from her personal experiences that might surprise you.


The fire inside the Trade Union Building, Odessa, May 02The Nazi Danger: A Letter from Odessa

May 21, 2014
Dismayed by the violence that erupted in Odessa on May 02, where over forty peaceful anti-fascist demonstrators were burned alive in a building they escaped to as thugs burned their tents T., a teacher living in Odessa, wrote a letter to expose the truth of what is happening in Ukraine.


Tony Benn with his pipeVeteran Politician Tony Benn Dies at 88

March 17, 2014
Tony Benn, veteran British Labour politician and a passionate advocate for peace and diplomacy, died at home on March 14. If he was in parliament today, I can imagine him in full flight against the bullying tactics used by America to provoke war with Russia and the folly of…


Dark Night of the SoulThe Strategy Behind the 1989 Romanian Revolution: What Can We Learn?

March 09, 2014
‘Freedom’ and so-called ‘democracy’ never come without bloodshed. It is an indefatigable truth about revolutions. It is as true for the people in Ukraine now as it was for the Romanian people…


OswaldIs Lee Harvey Oswald Innocent?

November 22, 2013
I was fifteen when an assassin’s bullet ended President Kennedy’s life. Living in Australia, I recall the deep shock I felt; that the country felt… Was Lee Harvey Oswald, Kennedy’s accused assassin who was murdered two days later by Jack Ruby, the patsy he said he was?


The War on DemocracyThe War on Democracy

September 29, 2013
This 2007 John Pilger Documentary is about how the Unites States manipulated Latin American governments over a period of fifty years. However the ‘war’ is ongoing. It is a war fought to maintain Unites States’ control over Latin America’s rich natural resources. It shows how…


May we have peacePutin’s Message to Americans About Taking Action in Syria

September 13, 2013
“Recent events surrounding Syria have prompted me to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders. It is important to do so at a time of insufficient communication between our societies…”


Wool Over Their EyesDon’t Let the ‘Wool be Pulled Over Your Eyes’ in This Election

November 06, 2012
Lies, prejudice, ignorance, insipid reporting, and an overly dominant focus on the economy are the hallmarks of this American presidential election. The desperate nature of this contest tells me that much more is at stake.


Jeff HartShining Stars of the Chilean Miners’ Rescue

October 23, 2010
When an American friend asked me if I knew who drilled the shaft for the miners’ escape in Chile, I had to confess my ignorance. I went in search of his story and discovered many stars who played pivotal roles in the miners’ rescue…