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Brand vs. Paxman

This has gone massively viral in my RL and the blogosphere, so I guess I had better post it. Readers, thoughts?

I like the hair. Shorter than mine was. But encouraging!

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katiebird's picture
Submitted by katiebird on

but a real revolution scares me. I know he's correct about the worthlessness of voting. But, I WISH we had a crop of good candidates that would make democracy work again.

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Submitted by malagodi on

yea, another great one from Brand. His testimony before a Parliamentary Committee on addiction is great too. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_LHuII-jYQ

interesting it didn't take more than a day before the criticisms started flowing from the more established British Left, with at least two pieces in the Guardian by Nafeez Ahmed.
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/earth-insight/2013/oct/25/russell...

oh well. smells like good old English class division to me.
i think he's just plain-old working class great.