More than seventy years ago, on the 6th of August 1945, Little Boy was dropped on Hiroshima. Little Boy, an inappropriately innocent name for the an atomic bomb, was released at 08:15 and detonated about 600 metres above the ground. Despite being more than 70 years ago – there are many lessons in what happened that day and how it changed the world.
Like him or hate him, John Howard was a brave leader and it is exactly bravery the Australian politicians of today lack. Instead of facing problems and attempting to find solutions – Australian politicians are paralyzed in the face of the issues that face them.
The world’s news and brainpower seems to be occupied by the current situation in Greece and it is becoming increasingly clear that beyond an economy seriously suffering, people are too. So, in two posts, this Greek debt crisis will be explored, starting with what has happened in the last 40 years to cause such a severe economic crisis, in a country with quite a strong economy.
Following from my previous article on Western Conservatism; I now discuss the way Western conservative political forces can heal the fracture between mainstream and sidestream. The three key topics which need to be addressed to unite and sustain conservative political action in the West are multiculturalism & immigration, law & order, and youth voters.
With the recent passing away of baby Riley John Hughes on Tuesday 17 March 2015, the vaccination debate has returned to the forefront of the media and has once again highlighted the dangers of decreasing vaccination levels.
In October 2014, I was in the audience of the current affairs tv programm, Q&A, on Australia’s ABC tv channel. I asked a question about racism in Australia. The answer from Matt Colwell – better known as rapper 360 – went viral world-wide.
Recently, Vladimir Putin – the President of the Russian Federation – went missing for 10 days and had the whole world in uproar. Now that he has resurfaced, the multitude of rumours seem a little foolish. But what this does show us, is that the world sees this President as an interesting enigma. So who, really, is Vladimir Putin?