Where is This Post Brexit Apocalypse Anyway?

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?

23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism

In this riveting video, Guardian journalist Owen Jones interviews best selling author & Professor, Ha-Joon Chang of Cambridge University on some of the myths of Capitalism. Including some interesting perspectives from Asia on how a regulated, welfare capitalist model could work in the future. This is a must watch!!     Continue reading 23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism

Cynical Advertising & Obesity: How The Industry Hijacked Food

I wrote an article back in 2014 documenting the pernicious role advertising & marketing were playing in the obesity epidemic. From Coca Cola’s have your ‘name on a bottle’ campaign or highly refined Cereal companies offering toys in their boxes, or huge Sports Stars advertising McDonald’s & Subway like its staple of their diet, the food industry pays huge money to manipulate how we perceive food. It’s … Continue reading Cynical Advertising & Obesity: How The Industry Hijacked Food

China Enter Syria on Assad’s Side: Is This A World War?

At what point does Syria become a World War? News has emerged today that China has joined a tripartite alliance with Russia & Iran to prevent the fall of Assad in the up until now secular and relatively stable Damascus. China has its own fears that the chaos of jihadist factions ruling various clusters of Syria, would become birth grounds for instability, may spill over … Continue reading China Enter Syria on Assad’s Side: Is This A World War?

Science of Immortality Within Sight

A new heart and liver grown with your own cells bolstered with a new subscription of anti-ageing drugs. Is this the future must-have 70th birthday present for the wealthy? Imagine celebrating Seventy in style by running a 10 km race followed by chugging a pitcher of beer like you were 19 again. This reality could be within sight. The science of aging and anti senescence … Continue reading Science of Immortality Within Sight