• All governments lie, but disaster lies in wait for countries whose officials smoke the same hashish they give out.

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vrijdag 17 maart 2017

Monbiot on Neoliberalism

George Monbiot on Neoliberalism: "A Self-Serving Racket"

Part 1   Part 2   Part 3                              
An interview covering neoliberalism, migration, Brexit, Trump, community-building, climate change, democracy, power, globalization, and lots more.
Part 1 - What is Neoliberalism (2mins)
"Neoliberalism exempts billionaires and large corporations from the constraints of democracy, from paying their taxes, from not polluting, from having to pay fair wages, from not exploiting their workers"
Part 2 - Are Brexit and Trump Neoliberal? (2mins)
“When society is broken then it is much more likely that a demagogic, extremist, anti-politics will fill that gap. And of course that is another product of neoliberalism, that atomisation of society”
Part 3 - Full interview (16mins)
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2 opmerkingen:

  1. "We have 60 years of harvest left"
    "The news media has a profound bias in all sorts of ways, but the biggest bias of all is the bias against relevance,those thing that are objectively most relevant to our lives are marginalized while total trivia is put in their space,front,in center as the things we ought to obsess about...."
    George Monbiot https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65usnzkhiR0

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