The re-emergence of eugenics in the public sphere has taken place at a time when, against the backdrop of Brexit, the far right, British exceptionalism and nativism – has been on the rise.
Neoliberalism is sold to the public as a simple package that’s easy to understand, in the capable hands of professional politicians and economists. But what lies beneath this pernicious economic idea that is responsible for almost all the chaos we see around the world?
Forty years ago, Mark GB penned a song ‘Wheels’. It had an outing at a time in history which doesn’t seem out of place in a news piece today. What the song was about – the corrupt system of bankers, arms-dealers, corporations, ‘old money’ & bent politicians – is the same now as it was then.
The students of Stoneman Douglas High School and their allies cannot take on the NRA with passion alone. If gun control has any chance of succeeding, advocates will need time to understand exactly how their opponents operate.
In his latest book, ‘Creating Freedom,’ Raoul Martinez poses a fundamental question: ‘How can we be free if we can’t control the forces that shape us?’ Ross Ashcroft is joined by Martinez to answer this very question, how he sees society today and how we can start putting people and planet before profit and power.