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The Long Progress Bar 2015, part of Brighton Digital Festival – Paul Mason

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Published on Dec 23, 2015

THE LONG PROGRESS BAR 2015
Mixing talks, screenings, workshops and live music performances, this two-day festival unites international creatives, thinkers and radical change-makers shaping our world through contemporary art, music, design, technology, economics and social innovation.

PAUL MASON talk (day 1)
Paul Mason, award-winning economics editor of Channel 4 News and author of the recently published PostCapitalism: A Guide To Our Future, “a guide to our era of seismic economic change, and how we can build a more equal society.” – Penguin.

Whether it was during the financial meltdown in the US in 2007, the Arab Spring in 2011, or the ongoing stand-off between Greece and the Troika, Paul Mason’s emphatic, passionate and connected style of reporting has captivated and inspired many people grappling with what the $$$$ is happening to the world. A man on a mission with a heightened sensitivity to inequality and abuse of power, his books Meltdown: The End of the Age of Greed (“Lucid and sharply polemical” – Oliver Kamm, The Times), Why It’s Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions (“Compact, urgent, present-tense, declarative and addictive” – Andy Beckett, The Guardian) and now PostCapitalism: A Guide To Our Future have been praised and criticised by some of the smartest people on the planet.

“New forms of ownership, new forms of lending, new legal contracts: a whole business subculture has emerged over the past 10 years, which the media has dubbed the ‘sharing economy’. Buzzwords such as the ‘commons’ and ‘peer-production’ are thrown around, but few have bothered to ask what this development means for capitalism itself.” – Paul Mason, The Guardian, The end of capitalism has begun

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