Economist and retired UN staff, disillusioned equally with the corruption of economics as a profession and the impotence of the UN in preventing the supreme crime of war.
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(33 comments) SHARE Monday, June 1, 2020
Fool Me Forever? The Shapeshifting Globalist Scams of Our Times Not all scams are made the same. There is the enduring plain vanilla Nigerian letter, sleight of hand corporate rackets like Enron, sophisticated Madoff-type Ponzi schemes, and then there is the gigantic globalist scam that turns reality into the hoax. The globalist scam is a made in hell, never before invention of our times, a testimony to the destructivity of creativity.
(108 comments) SHARE Monday, March 30, 2020
A Coup to Stop a Revolution: Taking the Whole World Hostage The world has gone without a revolution for 75 years since World War II ended. We have not been kept wanting for sensational political power struggles, economic upheavals, regime changes and lesser wars. None of it amounts to an uprooting of the social order in any country. They were all coups between factions of the ruling class. It is only when a ruling class in its entirety is overthrown by the ruled it is called a revoluti
(7 comments) SHARE Tuesday, December 24, 2019
From India, With Love... The history of India's ancient civilization is a tapestry of cultural diversity woven over ten thousand years. Its 'invasions' outside its borders have been overwhelmingly through ancient knowledge, science, architecture, philosophy, trade and fine arts. The most farflung religion spread from India is Buddhism, not Hinduism. This message is for and on behalf of India's 28 million Christians.
(31 comments) SHARE Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Beyond the Outrage of Palestine: The Enigma of Israel There is more to Israel than its conflict with Palestine which preoccupies headlines. Far from being the tail that wags the American dog, Israel is likely the tip of a spear wielded by the American Empire. Born out of the crucible of WW II, it has been shaped deliberately into a weaponized state for a grander purpose than the mere oppression of a stateless people of little consequence in the larger scheme.
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Maskirovka vs. Fake News: A Fake False Flag in Syria? The world is stunned by Trump's unexpected missile assault against Syria's Shayrat airbase on what seems to the majority yet another false flag casus belli by the US. This is a contrarian take on the event and its aftermath.
(18 comments) SHARE Friday, November 25, 2016
A Passage in India, Where There be Dragons Some days it all gets to me. The great debates about the world, the passion and fury of crossing wooden swords with fellow armchair warriors, the tilting at windmills. I want to sit back and grasp something I can knead and shape myself. This is one of those days. It is a story of India, seen through the eyes of a boy, circa 1950s. A Dickensian tale of two lands on opposite sides of the planet.
(14 comments) SHARE Wednesday, November 23, 2016
The Fear of the Underdog: Understanding the real reason for 21st century wars There is more to the spree of global wars of the US-led West. For five centuries, the West has ruled the world one way or another. Tectonic shifts unfolding now can turn it from ruler to ruled by the turn of the present century. It is fear of this, rather than conquest and glory, that seems to underlie its quest for empire.
(4 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 1, 2016
The Ten Commandments Amended: For Western Oligarchies It is time to revisit the Ten Commandments in today's reign of terror and intimidation unleashed upon the world by Western oligarchies. Presented with apologies to Moses who, hopefully, will not take it amiss.