Irrational debate and a misinformed public: things we don’t have to learn from America (video)


It is said that what happens in the US happens in the UK shortly afterwards. This clip of the Daily Show was broadcast in August 2011 and touches on many of the same arguments used by the Conservative Party in the … Continue reading

The tyranny of private gains and public losses


One-sided contract Thomas Hobbes, regarded as one of the greatest English political philosophers, is possibly most famous for his idea of the “social contract”. This theory argued that rational people would agree between themselves how politics and business should be … Continue reading