Our World on Liberty

Comment by James McQuillan 

“If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing all of mankind” – John Stuart Mill.

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Verbalisation: The Power Of Words To Drive Change

Review: By Rian Whitton

The lines between strategic communications and behavioural science are blurring, opening doors for a range of actors. From private advertisers, global brands, political parties and military authorities, the power to influence and persuade a designated audience is being supplemented with a growing number of techniques, methodologies and doctrines. Following the tumult of 2016, Sven Hughes, an ex-serviceman, gives readers a refreshing insight into the Influence industry, where its stalled, and how it can get results in the future. Continue reading

Martin McGuinness: Eulogy for a terrorist

Comment: By Rian Whitton

On the 22nd of March, a terrorist was gunned down after stabbing a Police Officer and mowing down pedestrians in Westminster. There was no debate or nuance as to the justice served on this person.  The day before, a terrorist with a far more extensive list of victims passed away to a chorus of adulation our nation usually reserves for the Chinese Communist leadership.  Continue reading