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?
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
In this excellent analysis Jimmy Dore poses some tough questions to Democrats about Hilary Clinton. And discusses why so many staunch Republicans are comfortable with a Hillary Clinton Presidency. Continue reading Why The Architects of The Iraq War are Voting for Hillary Clinton
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
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?
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
In this excellent interview, Guardian columnist Owen Jones talks to Conservative commentator Peter Hitchens on socialism, politics and his late brother Christopher. This is a thought provoking discussion between two people at opposite ends of the political spectrum who surprisingly realise they have much in common. Continue reading “The UK Is Finished” – Peter Hitchens