Covid masks are a potent symbol of the West’s headlong flight from Enlightenment values Peter HitchensThe Critic MagazineSat, 26 Sep 2020 The long retreat of law, reason and freedom has now turned into a rout. It was caused by many things: the mob hysteria which flowered after the death of […]
In the first week of the Coronavirus Health Minister David Clark drove to a Dunedin park two kilometres from his home to ride a mountain bike trail, as New Zealand marked a week in lockdown. From Bens World Carried out under new laws in which Kiwis’ freedoms were severely curtailed and hundreds who […]
President Vladimir Putin has introduced changes which could dramatically affect Russia’s international image and respond to decades-long criticism of the country’s political path from the global mainstream media, say international observers discussing the president’s historic decision. SputnikWed, 15 Jan 2020 21:53 UTC Addressing lawmakers, ministers and other high-ranking officials on […]
Almost in the “Too good to be true” category. I remain cautious, but optimistic. MH Hong Kong (CNN) Pro-democracy candidates appear to have made major gains in Hong Kong’s district council elections, as early results trickled in Monday morning, with multiple high-profile pro-government figures losing their seats. More than 2.9 […]
How does the West get away with its pretense of being an alliance of great democracies in which government is the servant of the people? Paul Craig Roberts Nowhere in the West, except possibly Hungary and Austria, does government serve the people. Who do the Western governments serve? Washington serves […]
NZHerald 4:00AM Monday Mar 30, 2009 By Bernard Orsman Refer link above.