Tag: Politics

Chatter #255 – Scott Horton – The US War Machine: From Iraq and Afghanistan to Ukraine

Scott Horton is director of The Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio for Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He’s conducted more than 5,000 interviews since 2003. HELP ME CROWDFUND MY GAMESTOP BOOK. Go to https://wen-moon.com to join the…

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Chatter #239 – Kojo Koram on How Britain’s Empire Became A Global Corporate/Financial Empire

There has been a lot of discussion over the past few years about Empire and it’s impact upon the present day, especially with the toppling of the Colston statue and the BLM protests in 2020. However, what is not as often discussed is the financial and corporate legacy left by the British and…

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Chatter #228 – Otto English on Creeping Authoritarianism and Extreme Polarisation In UK Politics

There have been several disparate but converging forces operating within the UK over the past few years – a creeping authoritarianism, increasing polarisation and politicisation, and the pandemic and all it’s associated problems. The issue for me is that too often the first two are dismissed as irrelevant due to the pandemic, when…

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The Truth About Tyranny

This article was originally posted here – https://brownstone.org/articles/the-truth-about-tyranny/ In the simple model of tyranny we learned as school kids, there is a bad guy on top, or perhaps several because he needs advisors, and then there is everyone else suffering under his yoke. The job of freedom is to overthrow the powerful bad…

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Corruption? In the UK?

This article was originally posted on 99percent.org. We are all aware that in some countries – like Somalia, Venezuela and Afghanistan – corruption is endemic and hugely damaging. As Robert Zoellick, former President of the World Bank put it, “Corruption is a cancer that steals from the poor, eats away at governance and moral…

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Chatter #131 – Andrew Godsell on Whether NHS Privatisation Is A Real Threat

Express VPN 12 Months 35% off!! Andrew Godsell, author and NHS campaigner was my guest on today’s show. Andrew is author of numerous books including, Get The Tories Out, British History, and Europe United. We talked about his time campaigning to save the NHS, why and how the NHS is privatised, and if…

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