Influence

Is Coal or Climate Change in the Public Interest? Why a Moral Dilemma?

The issue with coal is to do with influence in politics in my view.  I remember the Mining tax  and how it was lobbied to be removed.  We have seen Al Gore’s film Inconvenient Truth and the power of the energy industries to create studies critiquing climate change when there is 100%… Continue reading

Rupert Murdoch, CIA and Conservative Influence – is it Good, Bad or Ugly?

The issue with media interference in politics is the lack of ethics in politicians and this impetus to win at any cost.  It completely undermines the principles of democracy which is about the will of the people.  In truth it is anti-democratic conduct and distortions in the media to influence people to think… Continue reading

A Brave New World or a Braver World of Whistleblowers

I am inspired today.  I always know when I am as there is just one continuous flow as I work.  Virtually no pause.   I feel Pink Floyd will be a channel for the feeling of many.

I love the dove in the beginning that turns into a dark eagle.  Clearly… Continue reading

Were Freemasons Influencing Police in Britain?

I just felt to look into freemasonry.  I am wondering about their influence.  This is an article from The Guardian.  The core issues are secrecy, rituals and association is membership thicker than crime?

 

https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/xw589j/its-not-just-westminster-where-freemasons-still-have-influence

It’s Not Just Westminster Where Freemasons Still Have Influence

For half a century, police forces in Britain… Continue reading

Does Goldman Sachs “the firm” Run the World?

The videos below provide insights into how Goldman Sachs “the firm” works and its influence.  This is in the public interest.

Gordon Gecko came to mind it seems an accurate portrayal of what happens to young people, not only in the financial industry but is a feature of business and its incessant need for… Continue reading

Corporate Lobbyists Purchasing the Voice of Politicians

https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/dealing-dominance-corporate-lobbyists

Dealing With the Dominance of Corporate Lobbyists

In an era of “toothless” rules, the best fix might be as simple as paying congressional staffers more.
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High turnover rates prohibit congressional aides from developing adequate expertise on complex issues. | Reuters/Joshua Roberts

Imagine you’re a busy… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong”

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