About Me.

some things I believe, some books i've read

Mission

to communicate complex ideas in an accessible way

to contribute to a more democratic society

Vision

democracy in politics, corporations and the media

creating a population of critically educated and politically engaged people

Values

Books Read in 2020:

(updated to 16/10/2020)

Politics

Noam Chomsky – Understanding Power
Scott Horton – Lords of Secrecy
Nancy MacLean – Democracy in Chains
 Marx and Engels – The Communist Manifesto
James McCartney – America’s War Machine
Noam Chomsky – On Anarchism
Noam Chomsky – On Palestine
Naomi Klein – On Fire
Edward Bernays – Propaganda
Noam Chomsky – Propaganda and the Public Mind
Michael E. Mann – Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars

self-help

Brian Tracy – Science of Motivation
Steven Covey – 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Neil Strauss – The Game
Robert Greene – 48 Laws of Power
Tony Robbins – Unlimited Power
Neil Strauss – The Truth
Robert Greene – The Art of Seduction
Helen Fisher – Why Him? Why Her?
James Clear – Atomic Habits
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi – Flow
Eckhart Tolle – Power of Now
Brian Tracy – Maximum Achievement

economics

Joseph Stiglitz – Price of Inequality
Richard D. Wolff – Democracy at Work
Yanis Varoufakis – And the Weak Suffer What They Must?
Yanis Varoufakis – Adults in the Room
Richard Denniss – Dead Right
Richard Denniss – Econobabble
Stephanie Kelton – The Deficit Myth
Yanis Varoufakis – Talking to My Daughter About the Economy

other

Jamie Metzl – Hacking Darwin
Isaac Asimov – Foundation
Irwin Stelzer – The Murdoch Method
Ross Garnaut – Superpower
Yuval Noah Harari – Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari – Homo Deus
Yuval Noah Harari – 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Jared Diamond – Guns, Germs and Steel
Charles Massy – Call of the Reed Warbler

Books Read in 2019:

Self-help

Paul Kalanithi – When Breath Becomes Air
Tim Spector – The Diet Myth
Gary Vaynerchuk – Crushing it
Tim Ferriss – 4 Hour Workweek
Jordan Peterson – 12 Rules For Life
Tony Robbins – Unlimited Power
Tony Robbins – Awaken The Giant Within
Dale Carnegie – How to Win Friends and Influence People
Rolf Potts – Vagabonding
Mark Manson – Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck
Mike George – The 7 AHA’s of Highly Enlightened Souls
Simon Sinek – Start With Why
Tony Robbins – Unshakeable

Other

Jared Diamond – Collapse
Yuval Noah Harari – Sapiens
Yuval Noah Harari – Homo Deus
George Orwell – 1984
Noam Chomsky – Manufacturing Consent
George Orwell – Animal Farm
Neil DeGrasse Tyson – Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Max Tegmark – Life 3.0
Yanis Varoufakis – Talking to my Daughter
Aldous Huxley – Brave New World
Jane Mayer – Dark Money
Sam Harris – The End of Faith
Noam Chomsky – How the World Works