The establishment and the media have started using ‘fake news’ as a catch-all phrase about stories which don’t fit their agenda. In terms of trust, the mainstream media today is at an all-time low. Apparently, truth is now subjective.
Money For Nothing
The production of money is ultimately the struggle for control over resources, wealth, people and our environment. But there is a surprising level of ignorance around how banks create money out of thin air and the benefits which flow from it.
Makers vs Takers
Many people are feeling that they have to work harder and longer just to stand still. We ask journalist and author Rana Foroohar who are the Makers and who are the Takers.
One of the most divisive terms in the English language today is the phrase ‘conspiracy theory’. Its stigma has a chilling effect on people and the label subtly has the power to shut down enquiring minds and with them any inconvenient conversations.
Fear & Loathing in the Newsroom
Is the media portrayal today of immigrants, migrants, and refugees painting a distorted picture to suit its own agenda?
Beyond the generalisations of who has had it tougher, today’s economic benefits don’t seem to be as abundant. Everyone is being caught in the squeeze from pensions to housing, education and job security. So should we defuse or detonate the demographic time bomb?
Meet the Renegades: Michael Hudson
How could an economy that created so much debt also save the banks rather than the economy itself after 2008? In this episode of Meet the Renegades, economics professor and author, Michael Hudson discusses the phenomenon of debt deflation and how the economic curriculum should change in education.
The Education Game
Never before have young people had more access to free information but, ironically, never before in human history has education been more expensive or stressful.