Whilst this may sound rich coming from a website that published trivial details based on the alleged murderer and rapist Adrian Bayley, Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ alleged shooting of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has held him the victim of what is best described as a media circus. Whilst I wouldn’t say that this should be preventable or [...]
A cavalcade of French tanks has been deployed to Mali after an on-going offensive to retake the region from Islamist rebels. It has been confirmed that France will also increase their presence of soldiers to around 2500 by the end of the month. French President François Hollande said that France’s intervention in the insecure West [...]
20th October 2011 – 1 year after Gaddafi was killed. Whilst there are hundreds with mixed feelings relating to the late Muammar Gaddafi – some who say he was a rapturously benevolent dictator and others arguing that he was the victim of a foul scheme painted by the West – many facts bring a [...]
Featuring Photos of the Australian Riots and the video itself. There’s a reason that I’m going to cover a story that was news a few days ago and that’s because when it comes to freedom of speech and a religion that strays from everyday standards of the country it has been brought to; you need [...]
Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Desmond Tutu Calls on Former Leaders Tony Blair and George W. Bush to Face International Court as War Criminals.
Just after he refused to participate in a leadership event in South Africa due to the former UK PM’s presence, Archbishop Desmond Tutu has called for Tony Blair and former US President George W. Bush to be tried at an international court. In an article printed in the British paper Observer, the Nobel Peace Prize [...]
It’s been a while since we at WordMean have criticized the now almost practically forgotten Kony2012 campaign that set social media and praise – soon followed by criticism – to the project by Invisible Children but to revisit and reassess the situation – or perhaps even consider that Kony2012 may indeed become Kony2013 is vital. [...]
Asylum Seekers in Australia: How the Inhumane Refugee Processing System and Lack of Contribution Shames the Nation.
An issue that has been plaguing Australian politicians for the past few years is the crisis asylum seeker boats making their way to Australia (usually from Indonesia). The tragedy is that several boats don’t make it – with countless asylum seekers colliding into Christmas Island or other dangerous surroundings, causing hundreds to drown or freeze [...]
[SPECIAL REPORT] an in-Depth Response to Kony 2012 and the Reasons the West Is Supporting War, Not Humanitarianism
See the WordswithMeaning! STOPSTOPKONY.COM campaign for further details on how you can help. We have covered the case to death, the media has hammered on about it for long enough and we have still been against the Invisible Children campaigns to Stop Kony – Now, after extensive researching and consideration of all aspects – we [...]
It was in a documentary, and celebrities promoted it – Therefore it must be true. Right now Uganda lays brightly in the spotlight due to the Joseph Kony video that has shaken the world thanks to American organization Invisible Children. When questioning the authenticity and exaggeration of Kony, you can certainly put two-and-two together and [...]
Supporting the actions against Kony with the Kony 2012 campaign (see our explanation on Kony 2012 here) is currently consisting of all action but little thought. The intent is there, but let’s go through the other ways to make a difference. Whilst the outreach to stop this guerrilla gang of conservatives is a heartening idea, [...]