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We are all Julian Assange

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The repeated attempts by Wikileaks to bring power to account over the last decade has been exemplary. So why is Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, facing the potential of extradition to the US – the worlds leading warmongering state whose crimes he has been instrumental in exposing? Daniel Margrain explains…

Life

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The Charitable-Industrial Complex & the perpetual poverty machine

Charitable organisations have been integrated into the broader capitalist system. Their business models are effectively no different in principle to that adopted by the likes of Apple and Amazon. Daniel Margrain questions the notion that capitalists offer the solution to the problems of society.

Politics

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We are all Julian Assange

The repeated attempts by Wikileaks to bring power to account over the last decade has been exemplary. So why is Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, facing the potential of extradition to the US – the worlds leading warmongering state whose crimes he has been instrumental in exposing? Daniel Margrain explains…

Business

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Sliding towards a corporate dictatorship

Implicit to the neoliberal view of the world, is the need to compartmentalize everything into easily understandable ideologically-driven concepts. But it is coming at a price. And it includes the erosion of our civil liberties.

Economics & Finance

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Dying for Brexit

The latest manifestation of the looming Brexit disaster is the revelation that citizens will be invited to stock-pile food. 

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The Big Four and the revolving door

Finance should be a servant, but never a master. So when accountants and auditors become the story because of systemic failures and corporate malfeasance you know something has gone badly wrong. As big accountancy firms are increasingly embroiled in corporate scandals, how do we clearly define their role so they actually serve society instead of continually maximising profit for private and personal gain?

Arts & Culture

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‘Wheels’ – a song still too relevant today

Forty years ago, Mark GB penned a song ‘Wheels’. It had an outing at a time in history which doesn’t seem out of place in a news piece today. What the song was about – the corrupt system of bankers, arms-dealers, corporations, ‘old money’ & bent politicians – is the same now as it was then.