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Green washing and the psychology of climate change denial

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When it comes to climate change, corporations and governments are cynically exploiting the space between public perception and scientific fact. We’re being lulled into a false sense of security that climate change is a problem for the future, rather than an urgent that must be addressed in order for the species to secure its long-term future.

Life

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Green washing and the psychology of climate change denial

When it comes to climate change, corporations and governments are cynically exploiting the space between public perception and scientific fact. We’re being lulled into a false sense of security that climate change is a problem for the future, rather than an urgent that must be addressed in order for the species to secure its long-term future.

Politics

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The roots of the ‘new Cold War’

The standard narrative on the current animosity between the United States and Russia is straightforward: Vladimir Putin is intent on fulfilling an imperialist plot to recreate the Soviet Union. But this is too simplistic. Danielle Ryan shows how a cursory glance at history could help us better understand the thought-process underpinning the Kremlin’s recent behavior.

Business

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How both Labour & the Tories have engineered the NHS crisis

We’re seeing more public sector entities being outsourced, health and social care services privatized and a culture of competition and management speak introduced into public services. Daniel Margrain shows how the political agenda on both sides have shaped the NHS crisis unfolding today.

Economics & Finance

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What to Expect in 2018

On this week’s show the economist Steve Keen, the anthropologist and writer David Graeber and the political economists Ann Pettifor and Robert Wade are here to discuss the megatrends that’ll affect the world this year.

Renegade TV

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Universal Basic Income – Utopian or Real? Teaser

Rutger Bregman is a writer who is widely acclaimed for his book Utopia for Realists. In it, he champions universal basic income and a fifteen-hour work week. On this week’s show we travel to The Netherlands to ask him if the time for these ideas has arrived… 

Arts & Culture

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The literary oligarchy is killing writing

With the staggering rise of wealth inequality and the increasing concentration of ideas and access to an audience in the hands of a few, largely elite writers, it’s the voices on the margins that need to be heard.