China’s Slowdown | The Big Conversation | Refinitiv

ROGER HIRST: Last week, when Donald Trump signed the bipartisan bill requiring an annual review of trade between the US and Hong Kong, it was seen as just another escalation in the ongoing trade tensions between the US and China. But in many ways, those trade tensions are detracting from Continue Reading

Brexit News: Deal or No Deal? (w/ Nigel Farage & Larry McDonald)

LARRY MCDONALD: Nigel Farage, it’s a pleasure to have you back here with Real Vision. NIGEL FARAGE: Good to be back. Exciting times. LARRY MCDONALD: What you’ve accomplished this year– and we sat down in the spring– blow by blow, you’ve called this thing pretty accurately. I was at an Continue Reading

PBS NewsHour full episode October 17, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: touching down in Turkey. The vice president and the secretary of state come face to face with Turkey’s President Erdogan, agreeing to a five-day pause in the Syrian incursion. Then: The acting White House chief of staff admits that Continue Reading

Is ESG prompting the end of shareholder primacy?

Shareholder supremacy has been a really dangerous notion in many ways. The system we operate within has been so focussed on short-term profit creation at the expense of people and the planet that that approach is no longer an option. Directors now need to look more and more at ESG Continue Reading

Why I’m a globalist | IN 60 SECONDS

Many conservatives saw the Brexit referendum and Donald Trump’s 2016 victory as useful correctives. It was time to push back, the argument went, against the overreach of unaccountable international bureaucracies, such as the European Union and the UN. Maybe even NATO has become obsolete. But can we really go back Continue Reading

Democracy is Dying | AD

– So you know how I usually have that mug of tea that’s filled with water to reinforce the fact that this is a constructive piece of entertainment, and not an actual conversation? Well, I don’t have a mug of tea, so I got some water. Mm, minerals. Hydration. (lively Continue Reading

What if the internet had been invented before democracy?

Confused? Angry? Frustrated? Surprised? about the state of politics and democracy? Me too… With Trump, Sanders, Corbyn, Farage, Brexit. 2016 saw ‘democratic’ decisions which shook the world. Contradictory and unexpected decisions. I see it as the sign of an antiquated system in desperate need of an overhaul to bring it Continue Reading

Donald Trump tells UN ‘future belongs to patriots not globalists’

The truth is plain to see: if you want freedom, take pride in your country. If you want democracy, hold on to your sovereignty. And if you want peace, love your nation. Wise leaders always put the good of their own people and their own country first. The future does Continue Reading

We Saved Our Democracy

The recent referendum in Britain where we voted to leave the European Union produced a howl of anguish from quite a lot of young people who didn’t understand that everyone in Britain has a vote, even old people and plebs, and that every vote counts equally. When they realised this, Continue Reading

Global Ethics Forum: Democracy and Its Crisis with A. C. Grayling

(gentle music) – Our speaker today is A. C. Grayling. He is a British philosopher who is one of the United Kingdom’s most revered public intellectuals. He is the author of over 30 books and is currently master of the New College of the Humanities in London. Today he’ll be Continue Reading