2014-2016

Who 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. “In addition to my personal experience with Putin, I’ve had discussions with…


The Strategy Behind the 1989 Romanian Revolution: What Can We Learn?

‘‘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 who ‘spontaneously’ rose up to overthrow an ‘evil’ dictator who had led them into poverty and terror with his absolute totalitarianism. Or was it ‘spontaneous’?


Peace on Earth: An Interview With Diasaku Ikeda

March 28, 2014
Japanese peace builder and Buddhist philosopher Daisaku Ikeda has a unique perspective on the path humanity needs to follow to achieve Global Peace. Ikeda is President of Soka Gakkai International ( SGI ) a Buddhist Association founded in Japan in 1930


Non-violence or Non-existence?

April 04, 2014
On this day in 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. It seems ironic that only the night before he told hundreds of people in a speech at Mason Temple in Memphis, “It is no longer a choice between violence and non-violence in this world. It is non-violence or non-existence.” Words that are still painfully true today, rang high…


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…


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…

Amid Dirty Politics ‘Another Free Election Bites the Dust’?

September 19, 2014
‘The Moment of Truth’ in the Auckland Town Hall  was about New Zealand’s ability to hold onto its democracy and remain an independent sovereign nation. Ironically, if New Zealand signs the secret TPPA trade agreement, and continues to allow mass…

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 Russia. Unfortunately the propaganda…

MH-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-17. 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 all…

MH-17′s Last Moments Shown in Russian Radar Clips

August 02, 2014
A presentation by the Russian Ministry of Defence 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 in Moscow, satellite photos of the Ukrainian Forces with a BUK missile defence…

Ukraine: 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.  If you understood the true facts…

‘Rebel’ Leader Alexander Borodai on the MH17 Crash

July 22, 2014
Alexander Borodai, PM of the Donetsk People’s Republic, gave a press conference on July 19. He tells a very different story to the manufactured lies in mainstream media about his lack of co-operation after a Malaysia passenger plane was apparently…

Cruel Sheep Shearing Practices Exposed

July 17, 2014
Shearers in Australia are shown punching, kicking, throwing sheep about, and cutting them so badly they require stitches, in a video made by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). Claire Fryer, a campaign coordinator at PETA Australia, claims that…

The 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. “They do not want to be second-rate people…

Tony Benn Dies at 88: Interview with Saddam Hussein and What He Stood For Still Relevant Today

March 17, 2014
Tony Benn was against war, and the folly of Britain following America’s lead into a war with Iraq after 9/11. He was so concerned about the events leading up to this war that he travelled to Iraq to interview Saddam Hussein and ask him point blank if Iraq had weapons of mass destruction or any dealings with Al-Qaeda.

Update on Richard Bach’s Recovery

Final Update: March 04, 2014:  It is now eighteen months since Richard Bach crashed his seaplane, Puff, coming in to land on San Juan Island. With Puff rebuilt as good as new, the author of best selling book Jonathan Livingston Seagull has also rebuilt himself to again soar in the skies and write of his near-death…

How to Change Your Life

February 21, 2014:  It is often not until some personal crisis that we will confront ourselves and change. Yet how do we take charge of our life and guide it towards inner peace? A young man stopped me while walking up a flight of steps in New Orleans many years ago, to ask for twenty-seven cents. His breath reeked of beer, evoking an automatic response, “No, you’ll only spend it on beer.” It didn’t…

The Family That Stays Together

January 29, 2014:  “The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life,” wrote Richard Bach in Illusions. “Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.” Read how an overseas trip proved the truth of Richard’s words in my own life.

Twilight Rambles, 2014

January 07, 2014:  Enjoy a Twilight Ramble on Waiheke Island each Tuesday during January, beginning at 6 p.m. and ending around  8 p.m. The Rambles are run by Forest and Bird and open to all, with a free sausage sizzle at the end of each walk. See photos of these Waiheke Island walks.

 

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