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the fight against the Age of Stupid

Like so many, many others, I spent Saturday marching through London expressing the desire to not be lead into disaster by a monstrous cohort of Wounded Leaders who do not wish the people of this country well. This is where I snapped the banner pictured below. The thing is –  we know it, and we…
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Football and Brexit – Leadership and Niceness

This weekend, football, Brexit, leadership and niceness are intimately connected, it seems. Months of muddled leadership, not to mention David Cameron’s catastrophic original choice, lie behind the on-going problem of trying to integrate the loony Victorian public-school wing of the Conservative Party into how the hell we are going to managed this step backward without…
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To celebrate or mourn?

To celebrate or mourn, that’s the question, the only thing (according to Einstein) that was infinite apart from the universe – the stupidity of mankind. With teenagers murdered at the fence in Gaza and the climate going to hell, we are supposed to be ostriches celebrating the royal celebrity wedding. But there IS another coming…
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A psychohistorical and psycho-spiritual approach is needed to wade through the current anti-antisemitism hysteria

The common sense view points to racism as being more a feature of the Right than Left. If, like me, you remember the terrifying skinhead marches around the East End’s Brick Lane on a Sunday morning while you were enjoying a kosher hot-salt beef sandwich and the amazing market we had then, you’ll have had…
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Cambridge Analytica only the tip of an iceberg of British entitlement and duplicity?

We are right to be shocked at the scale of dirty dealings revealed by the only investigative reporting programme of mainstream media left, Channel 4 News. Now, surprisingly, the BBC is getting a bit geared up and has just broadcast the story of a shadowy figure, Old Etonian, Nigel Oakes, who has devoted his life…
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Kindle edition of ‘The Making of Them’ now available.

In response to one enquiry we had about making The Making of Them: The British Attitude to Children and the Boarding School System available to visually impaired readers we commissioned a Kindle edition to be produced. It is now available here, and from various other sellers in different e-formats. Whatever its limitations and disadvantages, it…
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Same old, same old … how to understand the Rees-Mogg problem.

Do you sometimes wonder, if, when you have fallen asleep after watching the UK news, that you may have woken up in 1898 instead of 2018? Why is British politics and many of its chief actors so weird? The answer lies in how we educate our elite – not much differently to how we did…
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Wake up USA: it’s not mental health problems that’s murdering your innocent children!

How can one country have so much of the good and so much of the bad – all in one nation? Its very, very distressing. The nation that gave us all that wonderful music, all that incredible literature, all those brilliant inventions, also gave us the Columbine legacy, which is playing out yet again, this…
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The Politics Clinic

Great mini-movie by documentary makers Juliet Brown and Adam Brichto, in which I try to explain the public-school type bullying – rooted in dissociation and projection – that has crippled UK politics for too long. Hope you like and can send it round, so we may film some others for the Speak Collective and try…
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The other Brighton event: Alternative UK 360° Democracy: The Politics of Immersive Technology 27/9/17

An exciting new psycho-political technology event was hosted by the new political party and laboratory The Alternative UK at The Old Market in Hove on Wednesday night. University College London’s Virtual Reality experiment to heal childhood trauma with Juliet Brown and Nick Duffell was one of the items described at this world-café style event described…
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