Monthly Archives: April 2012

Rupert Murdoch step down!

Rupert Murdoch’s cat and mouse testimony at the British Leveson inquiry on ‘bribing’ UK leaders is a case of lawyerly coaching by his American attorneys, especially the wily Joe Klein. Murdoch heads a $60 billion empire: his philosophy can best … Continue reading

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Easing North Korea’s pain?

The Saturday 28 April online edition of the ‘New York Times’ carries a story by Choe Sang hun on the Korean Buddhist Venerable Pomnyun, who is ‘trying to ease North Korea’s pain’. The Venerable can do little to ease food … Continue reading

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Rising vocal protest in Malaysia rocks the authoritarian UNMO regime

Najib Razak is the son of the second prime minister of Malaysia Tun Abdul Razak. As current prime minister Razak has through skillful gerrymandering of the electoral process, reinforced Malaysia’s authoritarian ‘democracy’ under the leadership of the United Malays National … Continue reading

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Back in the USSSSSS…………………A

    As the US prepares to extent legislation to ‘spy on’ its own citizens in the name of vague ‘national security’, we remember with certain nostalgia the ironic Beatles song ‘Back in the USSR’. Ah…the song’s longing, nay happiness, … Continue reading

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Panetta warns North Korea on nuclear test

US secretary of defense Leon Panetta issued an empty warning to North Korea on a suspected nuclear test. Rumour has had it days before the failed launching of Unha 3 by North Korea, Pyongyang was preparing to test another nuclear … Continue reading

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The New York Times’ Choe Sang hun misses the point

Like the BBC’s Lucy Williamson, the NYT man in Seoul Choe Sang hun in his article ‘North Korea threatens South with military action’ [24 April 2012] omits a salient fact: Lee Myung bak’s regime launch over the weekend of the … Continue reading

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South Korea’s rocket launch heats up tensions in the divided Korean peninsula

The DPRK has reacted sharply to South Korea’s deployment of its Hyonmoo middle range rocket, capable of reaching Pyongyang and even China and Russia’s Far East. The Lee Myung bak’s regime’s decision to go ahead with its rocket launch had … Continue reading

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