Withdraw at your own peril

The long war to change the balance of power of the world, in terms of the number of people who live directly under democracy; so that the majority of people live directly under democracy; is not over. Indeed it has only begun. The need to embark on the process of changing, forcibly if necessary, every… Continue reading Withdraw at your own peril

The future of the Democratic Alliance

Preamble The Democratic Alliance is the better of the two major political parties of South Africa. The African National Congress is broken and it is broken beyond repair. The Democratic Alliance is showing all sorts of signs of good, inherent and valuable potential as it governs successfully and with certainty that its integrity will not… Continue reading The future of the Democratic Alliance

New South Asia

Imagine South Asia so deeply integrated That trade and movement was escalated From what it is to the largest economy Shaping the world as a global society From Georgia in the west to Taiwan in the east This New South Asia would be the beast Of all economies that have ever been born And all… Continue reading New South Asia

Thiru Valluvar

The Thiru Kural Code is a guided exploration of the seminal work of Thiru Valluvar. Thiru Valluvar lived more than some 2000 years ago in India. He was a weaver by trade and gave the world a collection of 1330 Kurals or verses in the poetic Venpa metre. Over time these have come to be… Continue reading Thiru Valluvar

Nehru

Independence Day Speech by Jawaharlal Nehru Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India, was a man, who could influence the masses with his oration. He was an immensely learned man and could feel the pulse of the masses. Nehru’s message to the nation on the Independence Day was delivered on the brink of… Continue reading Nehru

Balewa

Today is Independence Day. The first of October 1960 is a date to which for two years every Nigerian has been eagerly looking forward. At last, our great day has arrived, and Nigeria is now indeed an independent sovereign nation. Words cannot adequately express my joy and pride at being the Nigerian citizen privileged to… Continue reading Balewa

Jinnah

Letter to Mr. M A Jinnah In the year 1938 a serious attempt was made by the Congress leaders to come to an understanding with Mr. Jinnah, President of the Muslim League of India, with a view to bring about unity between the two organisations – the League and the Congress – and to solve… Continue reading Jinnah

Mahatma

The purpose of this service Is to deliver to you Your very own Mahatma A great soul indeed to do The things that need doing In your life of work That must now be done To defeat that which lurks Round every corner On every street and exchange Silently creeping invisibly Knowing all the ways… Continue reading Mahatma