The exhibition 'American Visionary: John F. Kennedy's Life and Times' in Baneasa Shopping Centre, Bucharest, is in association with the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. It ran from June 26th to July 6th, 2017 and displayed photographs of JFK's life from birth to his presidency.
The USA has long-held the geopolitical status of the land of freedom, stemming from the tides of George Washington and the founding fathers. In more recent times, the term 'free' has been bandied about in the globalised commercial and marketing lexicon, as an additional freebie to a purchase; a transactional extra. But, what constitutes press freedom? What does the phrase 'born free' mean? Are… Continue reading The case for peace journalism, a review of Netflix’s ‘Nobody speak: Trials of the Free Press’
New Zealand, home to the All Blacks, the kiwi fruit, jandals and the kiwi bird, has geopolitically followed a relatively smooth path towards political neutrality. A commonwealth nation, with a dominant constitutional Maori influence from the Waitangi Treaty, New Zealand's ranking as #1 in the world for political transparency in 2016, (alongside Denmark) according to Transparency.org, is… Continue reading Auckland’s peaceful docklands & harboured voyages