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Privatised Planet

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At the time of writing, the UK is in the midst of an election campaign in which the future of the country’s publicly funded National Health Service is centre stage. The UK electorate has been presented with a clear democratic choice to either vote to defend the NHS or to vote for its continued destruction. […]

Life

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Batsh*t Construction

Over millennia, and certainly since Field of Dreams, the idea that build it and they will come has prevailed. After Kevin Costner’s massive success, it seems that politicians have taken his gung ho approach to construction literally. Olympic stadiums, often bankrupt host nations and the skyscraper index, tells us that the world’s tallest buildings are […]

Politics

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Privatised Planet

At the time of writing, the UK is in the midst of an election campaign in which the future of the country’s publicly funded National Health Service is centre stage. The UK electorate has been presented with a clear democratic choice to either vote to defend the NHS or to vote for its continued destruction. […]

Business

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Lies, Damn Lies And Climate Statistics

We travel to the Kakanomics festival to understand the extent to which mainstream economists have been peddling their ideology as scientific fact and the damage their blinkered view has done to the future of our planet.

Economics & Finance

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Zombification of Europe

Clearly, zombification is a process that works at the psychological level, but what if it is also symptomatic of a far broader malaise indicative of neoliberalism? Daniel Margrain draws on the thoughts and ideas of the economist, Matthias Weik to explain how this all fits together.

Renegade TV

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Rising Tides

You only have to experience the futility of a climate breakdown debate to understand how disconnected human beings have become from nature. When it comes to the natural world our human superiority complex prevents us really connecting with the very thing that sustains us. Like the Amazon, the irony burns. So we need a rethink.

Arts & Culture

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Empire State of Mind

It is helpful to face and reconcile the past when trying to find a new direction in an increasingly competitive, multipolar world.