Russell Brand recently released his latest literary offering to the masses. Anneke Vo dishes up her impressions of the book.
Category Archives: Politics
Safely isolated from our public political personas, our personal lives are sacred territory. We strive to convince ourselves that our personal choices are not politically relevant; that if we talk the right talk it’s as good as walking it, that our unconscious habits don’t snitch on our real values. But actions speak louder than words, and the personal is political.Read more
Past collapses and prolonged depressions provide some clues as to how humans will behave in a global collapse. In areas where there remains a hugely inequitable distribution of wealth and power between rich and poor, there is a motivation for the rich to defend their wealth and repress the poor, and a motivation for the poor to seize the wealth of the (presumably unfairly) rich. But in areas where everyone is left poor, and there is little inequality, human nature, it turns out, seems to be to share and help each other.Read more
We’ve all heard it said often enough: “time for you to get with the programme.” I think it’s time for us to take a new look at that slogan, and agree instead that it’s time to get with the process.Read more