Tags » Politics Of Fear

TMST - Frank Furedi

Extracts from Frank Furedi essay about the politics of fear:

The narrative of fear has become so widely assimilated that it is now self-consciously expressed in a personalised and privatised way.

408 more words
Transmedia Storytelling

Paul Street: How the Republican Party Rules a Nation That Hates It - Truthdig

The strange political dominance of the Grand Old Party can be explained by 12 factors, including the neoliberal agenda of the Democratic Party, gerrymandering, the politics of fear, and mass ignorance in much of the U.S. 15 more words


The Politics of Fear


Vikas Thusoo

“Many times, the thought of fear itself is greater than what it is we fear.”

 Much of modern society and technology is structured to predict future and consequences that help reduce the fear of the unknown and restore some degree of control. 1,102 more words

US Politics

PREVENT and Threat of Removing Muslim Children

It has been my attempt to relate the human cost of the PREVENT counter-extremism programme on this blog, whether it is teachers going through the humiliation and stress of being called “extremists” only to be  1,047 more words

Current Affairs

What A Wonderful World

During the week Miss Piggy (aka Justine Greening), Secretary in a State about Education made a speech to the Muppet Party Conference in Birmingham. … 538 more words

General Rants And Raves

You might not know it, but the world is much better off than it’s ever been

It’s kind of difficult to plan where you’re going if you don’t know where your at. That’s increasingly a problem as we become more and more detached about the state the world is in. 869 more words