Danny Dorling on the housing crisis: “it can’t be left to market forces”

On NovaraFM, James Butler, Dawn Foster and Danny Dorling discussed the housing crisis in contemporary Britain.

Professor Danny Dorling, talking about the empty blocks of flats littering cities:

“Housing doesn’t work by the laws of supply and demand.… Read more

Reality is not what it seems warns Sapiens author Yuval Noah Harari

Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind and Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, talks about the importance of making the effort to distinguish between reality and fiction.Read more

On the importance of hope and optimism during Brexit and Trump

It’s understandable that people lose hope when their countries are being run for the benefit of 0.01% of the population. Here’s a reminder that this situation is not new, and that hope does bring change. 

Dazed from being repeatedly hit over the head with the false message that Brexit and Trump are the “will of the people”, demoralised from misinformation and fake news, it can be easy to admit defeat, to accept the reality designed for us by a small number of psychopath heir-tycoons and their useful idiots in the media and government.… Read more

Listen to Mark Fisher (1968-2017), author of Capitalist Realism

Mark Fisher, theorist, author, lecturer and blogger, has died. He was the author of ‘Capitalist Realism. Is there no alternative?’.

In his book ‘Capitalist Realism.… Read more