US and Them: The Problems of Western Society

Consider these statistics: 6% of the world’s population owns 21.6% of the world’s GDP. 6% of the world’s population consumes 24% of the world’s energy. 6% of the world’s population consumes 815 billion calories each day (roughly 200 billion more than required). 6% of the world’s population wastes 141 trillion calories each day ($165bn worth), … Continue reading US and Them: The Problems of Western Society

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No… We Can’t – Obama

‘Yes we can’. Three simple yet powerful words that echoed from the Grant Park stage in Chicago, Illinois on the night of November 4th 2008. His victory speech, powerful as always, was performed behind 2 inches thick, 10 feet high bulletproof glass, precautions testament to the momentous event – the first black president. Yet the … Continue reading No… We Can’t – Obama