We’re Facing Social Collapse So Why The Optimism?

Optimism bias means we believe we can solve the climate crisis, but this is not a problem that can be 'solved.'

A recent letter by eminent scientists expressed their alarm that the climate crisis could lead to social collapse by the end of the century. Climate and Earth Scientists are aware of…

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Optimism bias means we believe we can solve the climate crisis, but this is not a problem that can be 'solved.'

Should It Be Made Illegal to Be A Billionaire?

The gluttonous wealth of a tiny minority traps wealth that could be used for the social good

Items on a billionaires shopping list might include, the Moonrise superyacht costing $200 million, the Graff Hallucination watch costing $55 million, or maybe an Airbus A380 private jet costing an eye-watering…

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The gluttonous wealth of a tiny minority traps wealth that could be used for the social good

Trump’s Attempted Coup Is The Start Of The Battle To Save America’s Democracy

Donald Trump's patriotic army of followers represents a threat to democracy

It says much about Donald Trump’s presidency that it’s not a surprise it has ended with an attempted coup. Since he lost the election, he has convinced himself, and his supporters…

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Donald Trump's patriotic army of followers represents a threat to democracy

Social Lockdowns Have Revealed a Monster: The Self-Interested Individual

The self-interested individual (SID) doesn't care about anyone else but themselves

A social lockdown works when everyone doesn’t do all that much for a few months. The fact society is not mingling means the risk posed by a virus reduces as it…

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The self-interested individual (SID) doesn't care about anyone else but themselves

Why Brexit Has Always Been About Dividing Society

Blaming foreigners for social problems is a tried and tested formula that never fails to work

“You know very well the country is being ruined by foreigners. Just go to a shop and buy something: look round the place an’ you’ll see that more than ’arf the…

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Blaming foreigners for social problems is a tried and tested formula that never fails to work

The ‘Age of Woke’: How Social Media Creates Facts Out of Myths

Social media has become a hothouse for misinformation to spread like wildfire, which can have dangerous consequences.

If you’ve reached this far, congratulations, you’re in a minority of people in terms of how you read the news. That’s because six out of ten people read the title of…

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Social media has become a hothouse for misinformation to spread like wildfire, which can have dangerous consequences.