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?
If there was one moment in your life you could get back.. What would it be? In this beautiful video, Isolate Productions take to Dublin’s coast to approach people of different ages, nationalities and experiences and ask a simple question. This is an emotionally powerful and philosophically provocative clip which has has a lesson for everyone about life. Continue reading If You Could Get Back One Moment, What Would It Be?
In this thought provoking video philosopher Slavoj Žižek says its time to stop protesting against capitalism, take a step back and actually think what you really want as an alternative. What can you do to dismantle the market structure without regressing into a 20th Century communist system of servitude and domination? Slavoj Žižek is a Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic. He is a professor … Continue reading Okay You Don’t Like Capitalism But What Do You Really Want?
Economist Larry Smith brazenly and eloquently debunks the excuses people make not persue their dreams & passion. This is an incredibly honest psychological analysis of the modern being. And offers an important insight into how we can avoid the pitfalls of 21st century life and thrive as creative, fulfilled human beings. Continue reading Why People Don’t Have Great Careers
This may sound painstakingly obvious but here goes: Britain has not left the EU yet. Why then are we inundated with reports in various media outlets saying “pound has stabalised post Brexit” or “consumer confidence back to pre-referendum levels” nothing has happened yet! These brash articles might as well be in the Horoscope section. We should hold off on crystal ball analysis and wait until … Continue reading Where is This Post Brexit Apocalypse Anyway?
Mark Blyth professor at Brown University discusses how the European Union has abandoned working people, has been hijacked by corporate interests & why Brexit may be the wake up call needed for the Union to change course Continue reading Why Brexit will save The EU