Our Spectator Democracy Costs The Earth
Could it be that the word and the idea ‘Democracy’ need to be repeated endlessly because people now no longer feel they actually live in a one?
With only a few days into a new right-wing UK government, a minister has conceded that extra nurses in the publicly-funded National Health Service (NHS) won’t be in place for another decade. This admission has been made against a backdrop in which thousands of nurses year-on year are leaving the service and where a private insurance based […]
The State Of British Banking
What are the factors that underline a British banking crisis mired in systematic corruption and malfeasance?
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.
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
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?
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
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.