Rob’s reads:Propaganda by Edward L. Bernays

While this book is quite informative, I am interested to find someone who writes the modern equivalent to this insightful book. The important point of this book to take home, is that the only thing that helps propaganda ( in Bernays sense of propaganda) is public opinion. The best examples of good propaganda in action…

Interesting reads

 Men paid 9.9% more than women With just hours to go before the deadline for UK companies to report their gender pay data, the latest figures show that men are paid on average 9.9 per cent more than women in Britain. Under rules introduced last year, UK employers with 250 or more workers are required…

In the news: 08-09-2019

Amber Rudd says no evidence Johnson’s government trying to get deal with EU British MP and cabinet minister Amber Rudd has resigned from the Conservative party in response to Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s handling of Brexit. Boris Johnson has been having a tumultuous time the last two weeks from sacking 21 members of the…

Understanding Politics: Different types of Democracy

DEMOCRACY: The origin of the word is Greek, meaning “rule by the people”.  Aristotle ranked Democracy as the third-best form of government, after aristocracy and monarchy. Democracy is sometimes referred to as “rule of the majority”, Etymological roots of democracy (Greek demos and Kratos) imply that the people are in power and thus that all democracies are participatory….

Interesting reads:

Just a selection of articles I’ve read and found it be interesting and a little extract from the start of each article, enjoy. HOW EVERYTHING ON THE INTERNET BECAME CLICKBAIT Remember Yanny vs. Laurel? It was some science thing that made people hear the same sound in two different ways, and everyone on the internet…

Rob reads: interesting articles

 Men paid 9.9% more than women With just hours to go before the deadline for UK companies to report their gender pay data, the latest figures show that men are paid on average 9.9 per cent more than women in Britain. Under rules introduced last year, UK employers with 250 or more workers are required…