Sometimes it is interesting to view a video that presents a different aspect to the narrative that we are constantly force fed by our media. We all know about what the media tell us about the thousands of ‘migrants’ gathered at Calais in France, and we have no doubt seen the likes of Lily Allen shedding their crocodile tears while urging us all to ‘do … Continue reading Angry Truck Driver vs Calais ‘migrants’
The Sustainable Development Agenda On 1 January 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — adopted by world leaders in September 2015 at an historic UN Summit — officially came into force. Over the next fifteen years, with these new Goals that universally apply to all, countries will mobilize efforts to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and … Continue reading UN Agenda 2030 – the plan to kill you
We live in a time of great uncertainty and confusion. Events keep happening that seem inexplicable and out of control. Donald Trump, Brexit, the War in Syria, the endless migrant crisis, random bomb attacks. And those who are supposed to be in power are paralysed – they have no idea what to do. This film is the epic story of how we got to this … Continue reading Adam Curtis: “Hypernormalisation”
Politicians used to have the confidence to tell us stories that made sense of the chaos of world events. But now there are no big stories and politicians react randomly to every new crisis – leaving us bewildered and disorientated. Bitter Lake is an adventurous and epic film by Adam Curtis that explains why the big stories that politicians tell us have become so simplified … Continue reading Adam Curtis: “Bitter Lake”
BBC documentary by Jacques Peretti, first broadcast in 2016. Peretti investigates some of the ways that tax-payers money is being spent, and whether it is good value or not. In light of recent council tax rises, it is well worth a watch, when you consider what some councils are spending in order to try and save money (cuts). More money for private companies at the … Continue reading Who’s Spending Britain’s Billions?