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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. […]

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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.

Batsh*t Construction

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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 […]

Corporate Media Bust Your Trust

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The relationship between the media and its audience is driven by only one thing – trust. But that relationship today is strained because much of the mainstream or corporate media still think that they have a monopoly on the truth. The indomitable 24 hour news cycle was launched so broadcasters could continue to control the […]

Who Funds Terror Inc?

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When we see terror groups mobilizing, there is often that jarring moment when we all wonder how is it possible with all the global military might terrorism can still prosper?

Zombification of Europe

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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.

Do you want more drums of war?

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Today, even after so many official lies when we speak about reasons to go to war it seems that there must be total public compliance. How do we resist a militarised, herd mentality that will lead to bigger geopolitical conflicts that could end in mutually assured destruction?

Reheating The Cold War

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Is this continual talk of the New Cold War legitimate or could Western politicians be peddling an old idea so to distract their citizens from thinking about their increasingly limited freedoms and diminishing standards of living?