Well, Mr. Hayek, you wrote a very famous essay on the intellectuals and socialism in which you attempted, quite successfully, to show why socialism is so nubile for the intellectuals. What is that thesis of yours and do you still defend it? Most certainly, yes. It’ s a very interesting story intellectually. One of the…Read More Friedrich Hayek Explains The Appeal of Socialism To Intellectuals
-What has happened to him, neither me or even him ever believed that can happen to somebody like him. [siren wailing] [gunshots] [Indistinct talking] [gunshots] So I really don’t know how these people are go about their everyday life. I’m sure they have family, they have kids. What are they teaching their own kids? That’s…Read More ‘This is supposed to be a democracy.’ Bijan Ghaisar’s father demands justice for his son’s killing.
Hello everyone, my name is Marcin Gerwin I came to you from Poland and I would like to talk to you today about the new form of democracy Which is actually spreading really fast across the world. Just today I looked for the news and there is a next citizen’s assembly in the City of…Read More Állampolgárok a döntéshozatalban – a lengyel példa || K-Monitor: Conspiracy for Democracy
Good morning! Hello guys! Good morning from Warsaw, Poland. Dzień dobry as we should say. Dzień dobry! I’m slowly learning some Polish here. We just arrived here. We were in Canada with my family and it is the middle of the night in Canada. It’s about midnight right now for us. No, I think it’s…Read More Warsaw, Poland First Impressions
When people from the West look at Turkey, they either understand it as completely secular or completely Islamist. We are both and we are neither. This is not a simple homogeneous country. This is a country where you’ve had civilization upon civilization layered on top of one another. If you go back over history, you…Read More Empire, Republic, Democracy: A History of Turkey
Super Smash Bros., everyone has played it at least once. It’s like the Met Gala of videogames, anyone who’s anybody gets an invitation. Both the series and its creator, Masahiro Sakurai, get a lot of love, but the man behind the games has had a pretty complicated relationship with his creation. Just hear him talking…Read More The Late-Stage Capitalism of Super Smash Bros.
Anthony sent me a very interesting story out of North Carolina and the story is about North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory now remember he’s the guy who campaigned on not doing any abortion-related stuff if he’s elected governor then he pushed a bill to prevent the teaching love up certain type you are did you…Read More Capitalism for the Profits, Socialism for the Cleanup
So, on the day after the Brexit vote, in June 2016, when Britain woke up to the shock of discovering that we’re leaving the European Union, my editor at the “Observer” newspaper in the UK asked me to go back to South Wales, where I grew up, and to write a report. And so I…Read More Facebook’s role in Brexit — and the threat to democracy | Carole Cadwalladr
Democracy shouldn’t be reduced to elections simply. It should be much broader than that. It should be about people having a say, people having power and what we’ve seen in recent years – in recent decades – is this kind of move away from representation and move towards a more kind of technocracy, towards professional…Read More How healthy is democracy?
Every day we spent in the village, we saw this blind camel circling tirelessly from dawn till dusk, dragging a millstone behind him to mix the cement. Finally we filmed him as a heavy-handed symbol of Indian society. An Indian of the caste system is caught in a web of rights and responsibilities, absolutely unaware…Read More Regards Sur Les Castes.part III. L’inde Fantôme (Louis Malle.1969)