THE BIG APPLE OR THE ROTTEN APPLE?

For many living in New York today, ‘The Big Apple has definitely turned rotten. The glitz and chutzpah that was New York is now a receding memory of better day’s as the global Covid19 pandemic takes its toll on America’s premier city. Before Covid19 New York was already suffering from ageing infrastructure, transportation, and economic […]

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THINK AGAIN!

Before you throw another statue of Christopher Columbus into Baltimore’s Inner Harbour for his sins real or imagined you may want to throw a statue of Mexico’s last Aztec Emperor Montezuma into lake Texcoco or what’s left of it for his part in mass murder. Ah!!! I already hear the howls of indignation coming from […]

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REVOLUTIONS DEVOUR THEIR CHILDREN!

Jaques Mallet du Pan (1749-1800) a Royalist sympathiser during the French Revolution coined the phrase ‘Revolutions devour their children.’ Du Pan witnessed the Revolution devour its own as he lived to see Robespierre arch-architect of the Reign of Terror himself being sent to the guillotine by his own co-ideologues. Subsequent revolutions have proven no less […]

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FREEDOMS GATE!

Absorption and Diaspora Affairs, Minister of Aliyah and integration MK Penina Tamanu has estimated that some 90,000 Jews will immigrate to Israel by the end of 2021 and all this during the Coronavirus outbreak worldwide. The Minister stated “No Jew has the authority to close the gates of Israel. Not in times of distress either,” […]

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WHEN IS INTERNATIONAL LAW NOT LAW?

Before we tackle International Law’s legitimacy it may be well to consider the domestic legal system as a precursor to our main topic. In the domestic scene, we understand law sets out rules and conditions that govern a countries citizenry. Those laws normally created by a countries legislature, interpreted by its judiciary, and enforced by […]

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NETANYAHU A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS

He will, he won’t, he will, or maybe he has another plan. If Netanyahu is one thing he is a man for all seasons and so the world waits to see if Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will implement the US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan and annexe those territories earmarked for a future […]

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ADDITIONAL THOUGHTS ON AMERICAS DILEMMA.

If Black Lives Matter and other like-minded groups were truly motivated by values of compassion and equality regarding the disenfranchised of society and these were their real motives then the world would not be witnessing the destruction and hate they excite in this nihilist generation. Rather we would see the seeds of a kinder more […]

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