Why Nation-States Are Not Set Up to Deal With the Climate Crisis

The effectiveness of nation-states breaks down when faced with global challenges

The climate crisis is the greatest challenge humanity has ever faced. It’s so hard to deal with because it’s a global problem that will affect every one of us in one…

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The effectiveness of nation-states breaks down when faced with global challenges

Can the War on Drugs be Solved by Legalising Drugs?

A change in policy could lead to radical improvements, and yet the war on drugs continues

In the 1960s drug abuse had swept across America like a plague. President Richard Nixon referred to the epidemic facing America as “public enemy number one.” The problem required swift and…

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A change in policy could lead to radical improvements, and yet the war on drugs continues

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

Why Neoliberalism Is at the Heart of Americas Problems

Neoliberalism has a vice-like grip over America, and it won't let go

There is something desperately wrong in America that no presidential election will solve. Widespread protests in cities. Deep mistrust in the police force who kill unarmed people in the street. Armed…

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Neoliberalism has a vice-like grip over America, and it won't let go