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
The Alex Salmond Show
The three wise men on PM Johnson
Three top political commenters discuss with Alex Salmond the prospects for a Boris Johnson premiership, looking forward to a tumultuous political autumn. In the Blue Corner, Daily Mail columnist Peter Oborne suggests serious problems for the prospective Prime Minister from within the Conservative Party. In the yellow corner, former Liberal MP Lembit Opik, sees a center-ground opportunity, while in the tartan corner Martin Hannan, political journalist for The National, forecasts that arch-unionis... RT
18th July 2019 - Duration: 0:27:52
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?
The Dunning-Krug... Pindex
7th May 2017 - Duration: 0:06:59
YesTV Lucky Dip
Part 2 : Winner Take Nothing
Episode 2 : Winner Take Nothing begins with the increasingly desperate 'No' campaign arranging Her Majesty's backing. The impact of Project Fear's negativity, elite self-interest, media imbalance and last-minute promises finally proved too much to overcome for the Yes campaign. Interviewees consider aspects of voter behavior and results as well as flaws in the Yes argument that require attention before considering a second referendum. In a campaign that saw the unionist parties prepared to destr... Phantom Power Films
8th November 2015 - Duration: 0:23:24