Autobiography of Dr. János Drábik
Dr. János Drábik is the retired senior programme editor of Radio Free Europe.
He was born on 9th June 1938 in Budapest. Initially he planned to become a cello player. He followed musical studies at the “Erkel Ferenc” Secondary School of Musical Art of Budapest, where he took the final examination in 1956. Nevertheless, due to breaking his hand, he was forced to change career. In 1960 he graduated from the Faculty of Political Science and Law of the “Eötvös Loránd” University of Sciences (ELTE) of Budapest, then from the Faculty of Humanities of the same university. In 1971 he took the final examination of lawyer – legal consultant, and previously he also graduated from the School of Journalism of the National Federation of Hungarian Journalists (MÚOSZ).
Until November 1979, he worked in various legal, editorial and state administration jobs. Prior to his leave to America, he was the chief of legal department of ERBE. He continued his studies at the New York University and in 1981 he became a registered legal consultant in the State of New York. In 1983 he went to Munich, Germany, being employed at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, where he wrote and edited several programmes under the name of Pál Kézdi. Among others, he wrote serials about Stalinism, the Constitution of the USA, ne-conservatism and on the history of Soviet Union. For five years, he edited the world economy magazine and the programme titled “On the Western Road” which analysed the functioning of democratic institutions. In February 1989, the President of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty conferred to him the “Superior Performance Award” for his performance delivered in the year 1988, primarily for his 32-part serial about the Constitution of the USA.
Beginning from 1983, he took an active part in the activity of Széchenyi Society in Munich, where he delivered several presentations and lectures. Between 1993 and 1998 he was the Secretary of Széchenyi Society of Munich. He was a regular author of the Hungarian patriotic paper “Nemzetőr” (National Guard) published in Munich and of other Hungarian daily newspapers and weekly magazines.
He is the principal contributor and deputy chief editor of the “book newspaper” titled “Leleplező” (Unveiler), which have been issued since 1999. He regularly delivers lectures on the interrelation between human-centered society, democracy and monetary system. He is the founding member of the federation “Összefogás a Fennmaradásért Szövetség” (Union for Survival) formed in 2000, the objectives of which are the preservation of Hungarian land, the creation of the conditions for a “Garden-Hungary”, the restoration of Hungary’s economic and financial sovereignty, the achievement of the participation democracy, the extension of the powers of the referendum as well as the necessity of treating the money as the public institution of basic importance of the nation. At present he is working on a longer special work dealing with the connections between the international monetary system and democracy.
Between 1997 and March 2000 he was member of the presidium BUOD, Federation of Hungarian Associations in Germany, in 1996 he was elected into the steering committee of the MVSZ (World Federation of Hungarians), where he represented the Hungarians living in South Germany. In the 1998 parliamentary elections he was the candidate of the KDNP (Christian Democrat People’s Party) in the election district nr. 1 of Budapest.
János Drábik has been published so far fifteen books. The “Why had to die the three Kenedys?” was published in 2002. This was followed by the three volumes of “Usury Civilization”, both of the three volumes ran into four editions. The documentary book of “Mind Alteration” was published in 2003, and at present this is suggested reading in the Medical and Technological Universities of Budapest. The next volume was “New World Order? Global Blind Alley” in 2005. The same year was published “1956 – Third Way of The Hungarians” about the Hungarian revolution, in which the author analyses the way out of the blind alley of communism and financial world dictatorship. The next volume – “Dictatorship of The Money” – appeared in the next year. In 2006 came out the “World Democrature” in which the author analyses and details how has been globalized the privatized financial system, which is a private monopoly driven by interest mechanism. In 2007 appeared the “Orwellia” about the only world super power the financial empire of the trans-national money cartel. The next volume was “The Human-Centred World Order” and the end of 2008 was published the “Turbulence”, which dealt with the crisis of the global financial system. In 2009 appeared the next book, titled “The Beginning of a New Era”. The next book – “The Dark New Age – Farwell to Enlightenment” – can be regarded to the continuation of “The Beginning of a New Era”. The author expounds on creating a new harmonic world order it is an indispensable condition to re-establish the public financial system under state control. Besides that it is necessary to introduce a new ownership system where the property and wealth bound to a natural person (not to the necessarily unethical legal persons) and the size of wealth depends on the accomplishment of this natural person. In 2009 was a great success the so called talking book titled “Crisis and Truth”, in which Professor Dr. László Bogár, István Varga (a successful businessman and financial expert) and János Drábik discussed on the collapse of world financial system and possible solutions of the world economic crisis.
János Drábik is married, his wife is a chemist with PhD and scientific researcher at the University of Munich.
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