Author, commentator and journalist Owen Jones discusses his views on the major failings of left wing politics globally and how they can overcome the populist right which has become increasingly popular in recent years. Continue reading How Do The Left Beat Populism?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qxBzcynHGEE In this clip Scottish Economist & Professor at Brown University, Mark Blyth discusses the state of global politics post The U.S election. Arguing that this giant shift has an economic source and the demise of Greece and rise of Podemos should have been the wake up call that the world needed: “The global economy has boomed in the last 30 years yet for most, their standard … Continue reading Economist who Predicted Trump & Brexit Explains What Happens Now
Slavoj Zizek discusses the demise of the Left and the rise of fascism. Exploring how the dismissal of Trump and condescending, smug attitudes adopted by liberal elites was fuel to the Trump fire. He further describes how the Left can transform and calibrate into something which offers something radically alternative and exciting for people rather than status quo. Continue reading Why The Left is Failing Everywhere
I am in a genuine state of hurt and dismay but not surprise at the news of the election. I have said since The DNC disingenuously made Hillary the candidate that I didn’t think she would beat Trump. This article is a great summation. We must now more than ever unite around Progressive politics and the movements that unite us: “If Trump is a fascist, as … Continue reading Stand Your Ground And Fight
Susan Sarandon speaks to BBC Newsnight on why she’s not backing Hillary Clinton in the Presidential election. In this eloquent interview, Sarandon discusses the importance of voting your values not your fears and why she is backing Green Party Candidate Jill Stein for President. “I don’t Vote with my Vagina” was her response when asked would she not be proud of having a first woman … Continue reading “I Don’t Vote With My Vagina” – Why You Should Vote on Policy & Not Identity Politics
“The People of this country.. have had enough of experts” The stunning words of Conservative MP and poster boy of the Vote Leave campaign Michael Gove when pressed on why organizations and governments were bashing his promises of a prosperous Post-Brexit Britain. His comment, while dramatic was certainly not surprising. The entire mantra of the Leave Campaign was not about facts or data but about … Continue reading When The Truth Becomes Boring
What is the role of First Lady? Is it a dated, patriarchal role or has it evolved into something worthwhile and meaningful? The first lady’s role has never been codified or officially defined in the U.S, yet she figures prominently in the political and social life of the nation. Since 1790s the role of first lady has changed considerably. It has come to include involvement … Continue reading Is First Lady a Demeaning Role?
If you could dream any dream you desired eventually you would dream exactly what your life is now. In this incredible parable, Watts analyses uncertainty, risk and the exhilaration of the Unknown. Continue reading Why You Must Embrace Uncertainty
In this clip The School of Life discusses how & why religion exists. It delves into the human need to know where we came from and whether religion which is declining in many Western societies, will stand the test of time. Continue reading Why Religion Exists
In this short clip of Intelligence Squared’s debate “Millennials Don’t Stand A Chance” the speakers discuss the modern generations attitude to activism. If Martin Luther King was marching in 2016 would thousands of people click attending on Facebook only not to show up on the day? Has the Millennial generation become more naive by social media or do they have the same traits as previous generations … Continue reading Do Millennials Confuse “Clicktivism” with Real Activism?