Its May 2010…. Cameroon: Look Turkey, I know we’ve had our differences in the past, what with some of those pretty toasty Christmas’s in the 80’s but we’ve really changed, and have a look at what’s left of New Labour…they’ve just tanked the economy like the Commies we told you they were all along… Turkey:… Continue reading Turkey’s torched by oven-ready Johnson
Can ‘Techs and Drugs’ save us from our Great Depression?
Can investment in tech, progressive drug-liberalization and fair corporate taxation save us from our own ‘Great Depression’?
Do we really live in a democracy?
With the echo of the VE day celebrations drawing to a close it’s easy to view the Allied victory in Europe, and a few months later in Asia, through a more recent lens. We see modern Britain and the United States and their broadly democratic values as the victors. While we conveniently forget that Stalin’s… Continue reading Do we really live in a democracy?
Could drug legalization give the global economy a shot in the arm?
When the US President starts talking about ingesting bleach you know it’s time for a more reasoned debate about what we put in our bodies. Could there be a better way to kick-start the economy while not killing ourselves…?
How winning the cold war almost cost us our soul
With healthcare and low paid front-line workers keeping us, and our economies alive…isn’t it time for a re-think about how capitalism can work for all of us?
What do wars and pandemics have in common?
When a politician states that ‘there is no choice’, they are either lying or lack the imagination their position requires. There is ‘always’ a choice if you can see past the ideology…
Are drug laws politically or scientifically motivated?
For 70 years, politically charged drug legislation has been a blight upon humanity. In the 21st century, with our ability to accurately test different substances for medical conditions, and their potential social impact, it seems apparent that a paradigm shift in policy is needed…
The social butterfly effect
The advent of modern DNA technology enables us to know that we share 98% of our data with the average chimpanzee and 35% with a daffodil. In the face of a pandemic, only a united planet can thrive…
Having it all or having enough?
At present the earth simply cannot sustain consumer demand for resources and commodities and we’re racing headlong towards an inferno of own making. Hell on earth if you live in the planet’s central belt is coming fast…
Finding the right problems to solve
For many of us the basics are covered, so we sit back and bask in our own personalised bubble and feel great… but it doesn’t last… that wonderful supercomputer between your ears gets bored and starts to whir… and this is where the problems begin…