Women Life Freedom. Frustrated and angry, people everywhere are mobilizing, protesting, striking, demanding change, screaming out against injustice, suppression and control. 14 October Read More
Universal Tipping Points: Change is Coming: Much like individual change, societal developments happen gradually, often painfully; even when sudden shifts take place, seemingly ‘out of the blue’, they are the result of an accumulation of incremental steps. 7 October 2022 Read More
Multiplying Hatred and Division: Humanity at War With Itself: Whatever our differences, beliefs and prejudices we can all agree that peace is a good thing, can’t we, don’t we? All rational decent human beings would, I’m sure, nod enthusiastically, and who among us would admit to not being rational or decent. 18/3/22 Read more
The Keep Africa Poor and Dependent Project: Exploited and abused for generations by white colonial powers and manipulative economic structures, there is a growing feeling of solidarity within parts of the African continent, as exemplified by the #NoMore movement. 18 Feb 2022 Read More
Signs of The Times and The Emergence of Maitreya: Yanis arrived in the UK twenty years ago after fleeing gang violence in his homeland. His wife and four children were deported, he doesn’t know where they are and cannot contact them. 23/12/21 Read more
Discontent by Design: The Lost World of The West: A cursory glance at the ‘State of the World’ reveals what a mess things are: from the environmental emergency and war to injustice and poverty, a tightly woven man-made mess of interconnected issues, unprecedented in scale. 15/10/21 Read More
Media Attacked, Journalists Murdered: Democracy Eroded: The media occupies a crucial space within all societies. It always has, but in an uncertain age, dominated by social media with its proliferation of opinions and “facts”, and the trend towards increasingly polarized, controlling governments, it is more important than ever. Read more
The Poison of Nationalism: Once upon a time Nationalism was an ideology reserved for extremists. But in recent years it has moved from the irrelevant fractious fringes to become a central movement in western politics. Read more
GDP versus Lasting Growth Rooted in Love: In what feels like a throwback to another era, banks and big business are once again talking about ‘growth’, and economic development. Both of which amount to the same thing to the men and women of money – profit. 7 May 2021. Read More
Beyond Covid:, The essential Building Blocks of a Just World: We are living through extraordinary times. Even pre-Covid they were strange, unprecedented in a variety of ways; now more so, crazy in many ways. 2 April 2021. Read More
Freedom of Thought and the Death of Ideologoes: Amidst widespread mistrust of authority and governing institutions (politicians, particularly governments, are the least trusted group in society), dogma, from whatever source, appears to be losing its suffocating hold on the minds of people everywhere. 5 March 2021. Read More
The Global Cry for Change: Change is in the air, it’s been hovering for some time, but thanks to Covid-19 festering social issues and inequalities have been highlighted, intensifying the need for a new approach.19 February 2021. Read More
The Shame of Global Hunger:  We live in a world of plenty, resource rich, financially wealthy, but, despite this abundance an estimated 700 million people go hungry every day. Read more
Change and Decay: A Time of Transition: It’s the beginning of autumn in the northern hemisphere, a beautiful and refreshing space between the heady days of summer and the chill of winter, a transitional time. Read more
Prison: Therapeutic Centers Or Academies of Crime? We may know where one is, we may regularly pass by one, but most of us will never go to prison. Dark Islands of Confinement, existing in a space separated from the rest of society, where men, women and youths are locked up, often poorly treated, seldom rehabilitated. Read more
Racism: Are We All Prejudice?Loud acts of racism, like the atrocious killing of George Floyd by a US police officer; the disproportionate number of black men incarcerated in American prisons or the high percentage of young black or minority ethnic (BAME) men subjected to ‘stop and search’ by police in Britain are blatant and ugly. Read more
Reinvogorating the UK? Whatever corner of the world one happens to live in, the most pressing issues of the day affect everyone. Read more
The Spiritualisation of Culture: Much like socialism or love, ‘spiritual’ is a word that through overuse and misappropriation has been diluted to the point where it has lost virtually all meaning. Read more
Only the Poor Starve: Hunger in the Time of Covid: Additional to the global health crisis and the coming worldwide economic collapse, Covid-19 is fuelling a humanitarian crisis. Read more
Covid-19: The Rich, the Poor, the ‘Other’: ‘We’re all in this together,’ chant the duplicitous politicians, meaning the Covid-19 pandemic. The official language around the crisis is consistently hypocritical and disingenuous; – ‘trite and misleading’ is how the BBC described the UK government’s slimy rhetoric. Read More
Systemic CruletyWhen bailiffs broke down his door on the 20th June 2018 they found Errol Graham emaciated and dead. He weighed just four and a half stone (28.5kg). Read more
Education: Expanding Purpose: As the world stumbles from one crisis to another it is increasingly apparent that existing systems and institutions are incapable of responding to the challenges of the time and the growing demands of the people. Read more
Hollow Promises of a Better Life: Modern Day Slavery: Despite the fact that slavery has long been abolished it continues to blight our world, destroying the lives of tens of millions of people. Read more
The Rise and Rise of Green Politics: Alongside the flag-waving surge of right wing and extreme right wing groups, political parties concerned with environmental issues are on the rise. Read more
From Porn to Tweets and Online Bullying; The Age of Abuse: As social divisions deepen, polarities spread, extremists rise, anger and abuse grows, is growing, is being legitimized, excused. Read more
Breaking the Spiral of Hate and Intolerance: Valeria Martinez Ramirez was 23 months old when she drowned in the Rio Grande with her father Oscar in June this year. Read more
Maitreya:” Share and Save the World“: Amidst deepening global divisions and intolerance ‘Project Maitreya’ plan to build 1,000 statues of Maitreya Buddha around the world, with the aim, they say, of inculcating an atmosphere of ‘loving kindness’; Read more
A World Divided by Ideologies: Six-year-old Kate was playing with her younger brother, each had a Frisbee, which they threw as far as they could. After each round of throws Kate declared that she had ‘won’, having thrown the Frisbee further than her three-year-old sibling. Read more
Rising Politics of Intolerance and the Need for Unity: Over the last 20 years extreme right-wing groups have been on the rise throughout the worldRead more
Transitional Times and the Appearance of a New Normal By any measure these are extraordinary times, revolutionary times in which a ‘new normal’ is evolving as existing systems and practices crumble. Read more
Young people lead the charge to change to world: We are living amongst the largest generation of young people in history; young people who are better educated, better informed and more widely connected than ever before. Read more
Give Children the Vote, Strengthen Democracy: In December 2018 David Runciman, Head of Politics at Cambridge University, made the radical proposal that children as young as six should be allowed to vote in elections to deal with the age bias in contemporary democracies. Read more
A Global Battle of Values and Ideals: With each day that passes the conflict and animosity between the conservative reactionary forces and the global movement for progressive change becomes more acute, uglier and increasingly dangerous. Read more
Tribal Nationalism vs Global Unity: Change, discontent and uncertainty are some of the most prominent characteristics of the times. Read more
Sharing is Key to a New Economic and Democratic Order: In order to meet the colossal challenges of the time, fundamental change to the socio-economic order is needed. Read more
Priorities of the Time: Peace: For as long as anyone can remember violence and conflict have been part of daily life: humanity appears incapable of living peacefully together. Read more
Alcohol: Why do we drink?: I had known John for 40 years on and off; just over a year ago he died. He was 62 and homeless, an alcoholic who over the course of four years or so had drunk himself to death. Read more
UFO’s: Proven ‘Beyond Reasonable Doubt’: In December 2017 the New York Times (NYT) revealed details of a hitherto secret defense program set up to investigate reports of unidentified flying objects (UFOs). Read more
Education and the Mental Health Epidemic: Across the western world June is exam time in schools; in Britain, written tests taken halls of silence and tension have triggered a mini-epidemic of anxiety rooted conditions. Read more
The Shame of Injustice: Poverty is the greatest cause of death and illness globally. Read more