The rise of the new slavery: battling debt in the 21st century

By Paul Mills 02 Nov 2014

Economist Paul Mills outlines the effects of our high levels of public, corporate and private debt, exploring the idea that debt is a form of slavery with consequences that far outstrip its advantages of bringing forward future spending power.

This lecture was given at the Jubilee Centre's 30th anniversary on 14th September 2013.

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Surveillance Capitalism: the hidden costs of the digital revolution

Jonathan Ebsworth, Samuel Johns and Mike Dodson examine the business model called "Surveillance Capitalism" and demonstrate its intrinsic dependence on deception, addiction and exploitation. They also suggest practical responses that individuals and communities can take to face these challenges with hope and assurance. 

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