Tag: UK Politics

Time To Change Track

This article was originally posted at – https://99-percent.org/time-to-change-track/ The UK is a rich country with a proud democratic tradition. We have produced some of the world’s greatest scientists and a number of world-leading companies. We are strong in the Arts and our sporting heroes are world-class. Many of us have been (generally) proud…

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Chatter #189 – Calvin Robinson On Vaccine Passports, Critical Race Theory, And Politics In 2021

Calvin Robinson is a British conservative political commentator, policy advisor and campaigner who is a senior fellow at Policy Exchange. Robinson is a regular contributor to The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail and regularly appears on Talk Radio and GB News.  Resources https://mobile.twitter.com/calvinrobinson https://www.calvinrobinson.org https://www.skynews.com.au/opinion/outsiders/nhs-splashing-money-on-identity-politics-calvin-robinson/video/2cb333cc3e1c84f0a9d210810e4a1b88 HELP ME CROWDFUND MY GAMESTOP BOOK. Go…

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Chatter #151 – Sophie Zhang – Whistleblowing On Facebook: Fake Engagement and Election Manipulation

Sophie Zhang is a data scientist and whistleblower who formerly worked at Facebook. From 2018 to 2020, while she was investigating “fake engagement” at Facebook, she uncovered abusive political manipulation and opposition harassment networks in 25 countries. Zhang reported that most of these subversive networks use Facebook’s organization pages, configured with human names…

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Chatter #115 – Oli Dugmore on Memes, Journalism, and the Influence of Social Media on Politics

Oli Dugmore, head of News and Politics at Joe Politics, was my guest on today’s show. In this conversation we went deep on the power of the meme, the GameStop saga, and the power of social media to influence politics. We also covered a number of issues that I cover in my book,…

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The Left Forgot To Care

Without a doubt, of the strangest occurrences of the past year has been the left’s failure to care about the damages of the lockdowns. I had always believed that whilst occasionally misguided or over-zealous, most people believed in the ideas of the left because they genuinely cared about people. Yet, throughout 2020 I…

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Chatter #67 – Matteo Bergamini on Political Literacy, Censorship, and Young People in Politics

Matteo Bergamini, the founder of ShoutOut UK, was our guest on todays show. We had a really great conversation about the importance of teaching political literacy to school children, censorship, the culture war, and giving young people both a voice and the right language to express themselves in politics. If you haven’t already…

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