Britain’s Imperial Hangover
In British corridors of power the legacy of empire still lingers. The UK is no longer the global player it pretends to be, but nor is it introspective enough to truly look after its own citizens. On this show we talk to Professor Danny Dorling, author of more than a dozen books on issues related to social inequalities in Britain and several hundred journal papers.
Security Services Cinema – Lights, Camera, Redaction
What effect on society do screenwriters have if their work is being influenced by institutions that push a government narrative?
No longer are city dwellers happy with the anti-human concrete jungles.
A World of Bullshit Jobs
This week we are on the road at Sunday Papers Live in London to talk about this silent workplace epidemic and the profound damage caused when people work in a ‘bullsh*t’ job.
Truth, Lies, & Intention
We ‘ordinary’ human beings need to improve our ability to discern the intent behind the narrative we are being sold. This is entirely achievable for an individual. To persuade a critical mass of people to ‘wake up’ is an entirely different challenge. Mark GB shares his insights of the people we need to start listening to in 2019.
Left To You
Maximising rational self-interest is such an embedded feature of modern Western culture that we suffer from a deep-rooted, often artificial sense of scarcity – of money, time and connection to others. By observing the Wayuu, Colombia’s indigenous community, we can gain a better understanding of the impact our culture has on our emotional life.
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.
The Politics Of Love: Where To From Here?
There has been a resurgence of interest in love and politics. We now regularly hear the word ‘love’ in activism and political analysis. In the lead-up to the 2016 US Presidential election, for example, a Love-Driven Politics Collective was formed; and following the election of Donald Trump, Van Jones mobilised a #LoveArmy. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declared […]