Reign of Terror
The horror, confusion, vulnerability, and understandable rage people feel when there is another terrorist attack on their streets never diminishes. These acts aren’t just anti-human, they’re also diametrically opposed to Islamic principles. So where does this strain of terrorism come from?
The NHS – Where From Here?
The NHS founding principle was simple: comprehensive, universal healthcare free at the point of delivery. Now it’s a political football shaped by the governing parties’ economic beliefs – but is there something else at play behind party politics.
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?