Facebook's role in Brexit
and the threat to democracy
In an unmissable talk, journalist Carole Cadwalladr digs into one of the most perplexing events in recent times: the UK's super-close 2016 vote to leave the European Union. Tracking the result to a barrage of misleading Facebook ads targeted at vulnerable Brexit swing voters -- and linking the same players and tactics to the 2016 US presidential election -- Cadwalladr calls out the "gods of Silicon Valley" for being on the wrong side of history and asks: Are free and fair elections a thing of th... TED Talk
15th April 2019 - Duration: 0:15:15
YesTV Just In
Over the last 120 years Spain has executed, jailed or forced into exile 9 out of 11 of our presidents for defending our ideas. Today we keep fighting peacefully against the #SpanishRepression! For them, for those to come, for those who are no longer here.... The Yellows Catalonia
17th May 2019 - Duration: 0:02:02
The Dunning-Kruger Effect.
Strange illusions shape Trumps views. In trying to protect America, he may unleash a killer that already claims 200,000 lives each year.
This bias helps explain why Trump has left the Paris Climate Agreement, with potentially disastrous implications for climate change.
Voiced by Stephen Fry.
Why do people believe Trump? And why is he so confident, even when demonstrably wrong?
Cognitive biases... Pindex
7th May 2017 - Duration: 0:06:59
YesTV Lucky Dip
#IndyRef Weekly Review
#10 Currency, Trade and Celebrities in an Independent
This week I take a look at the prospect of a currency union with rUK after a vote for independence, as well as why trade is not protected by the UK government. I also take a look at how pathetic British politics have become, and the attempts to lovebomb Scotland that we have been experiencing.
... Left Scotland
12th August 2014 - Duration: 0:08:17