Brand Floors Paxman

Stand up comic and self professed revolutionary Russell Brand was interviewed by NUJ member and questionmaster Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight. The interview has attracted millions of YouTube viewers and is a hot topic of debate amongst young people.

Brand has recently been a guest editor on the New Statesman.

He argues passionately that the Parliamentary system supports only the corporations and profit and neglects the interests of 99 per cent of the population.

Paxman’s only retort is to attempt to dismiss the views of anyone like Brand who has never voted. Brand demolishes this narrow paradigm in which parliamentary elections are seen as the be all and end all of ‘politics’ brilliantly. In the process he actually becomes the first person to render the usually razor sharp Paxman close to speechless. The millionaire presenter can’t cope with the ebullience, logic and new dynamic of the millionaire entertainer still close to his roots in vandalised communities.

Good job boys, a classic exchange in the daily debate between liberal and socialist democracy. Brand won for the majority.

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Liberals & many on the 'left' exaggerate differences between Trump & Biden; click to see what would make a real difference.
There is no effective “freedom” in a society in which working people live in poverty & billionaires live like parasites.
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Biden opposed moves to rebuild Afghanistan, advising a policy of fighting terrorism in the country. He also opposed withdrawal of US troops, which Trump carried out.
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@theworkerorguk Which international conflicts has biden spoken more violently than trump on? Evidence please.

Biden's regime will hold on to enclaves in the North East and work alongside Turkish invaders, continuing sanctions against the Syrian government. In general, Biden wants US global leadership, which he sees as being diminished by Trump's inconsistencies.
https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/menasource/limited-and-constrained-the-biden-administration-and-the-prospects-of-a-syria-policy/

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@theworkerorguk Which international conflicts has biden spoken more violently than trump on? Evidence please.

Biden intends to have tighter sanctions on DPRK, and to have stricter preconditions with respect to engaging on talks. The Democrat's president also intends to strengthen an alliance against North Korea. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-biden-northkorea-analysi/biden-on-north-korea-fewer-summits-tighter-sanctions-same-standoff-idUSKBN25G2QO

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@theworkerorguk Which international conflicts has biden spoken more violently than trump on? Evidence please.

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