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

Corbyn on PM’s plan: a ‘smash and grab’ on democracy

Suspending parliament is not acceptable, it’s not on. What the prime minister’s doing is a sort of smash and grab on our democracy in order to force through a no-deal exit from the European Union. Wha’s he so afraid of that he needs to suspend parliament to prevent parliament discussing Continue Reading

Are Referendums Bad For Democracy?

2016 was the year of controversial referendums. In Colombia, voters rejected a peace deal that would have brought an end to half a century of war. In the United Kingdom, voters opted to leave the European Union, the first country to do so since the Union’s formation. And in Thailand, Continue Reading

If Islam Was A White Religion | The Iconoclast

along [Music] ah [Music] if Islam was a white religion things would be different how many times have you been called racist by the left for criticizing Islam I’ll take a wild stab in the dark and assume a lot it doesn’t matter how much you protest or how many Continue Reading

SHARE: David STARKEY: Parliament’s BREXIT BETRAYAL has BROKEN OUR DEMOCRACY

The idea which is being pursued hotly by the Legion of Remainers, headed by Centurion Bercow, — is that Parliamentary Sovereignty can be used to deny national sovereignty. It’s an absurd contradiction. Parliamentary Sovereignty only makes sense within the notion of the sovereign, independent state. Otherwise it’s meaningless verbiage. And Continue Reading