On Slavery

In his journey from captive slave to internationally renowned activist, Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) has been a source of inspiration and hope for millions. His brilliant words and brave actions continue to shape the ways that we think about race, democracy, and the meaning of freedom. I now live in a country where qualified doctors who … More On Slavery

The Truth About Tyranny

The very next day, Johnson’s parliament extended the Coronavirus Act by simply declining to vote amidst laughter and jolly-hos. This gives Johnson power to continue lockdowns through to at least March 2022. Angry crowds have gathered outside the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation London headquarters. Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, almost simultaneously announced plans … More The Truth About Tyranny

Thoughts On Democracy

Lord Sumption, a retired British Supreme Court Judge, spoke with Professor Jay Bhattacharya in June 2021 at Collateral Global for 55 minutes. A very intelligent, thought provoking and sensible discussion on humanity and life. If what you are doing is virtuous, does it therefore have no limits? All despotisms believe that it is for the … More Thoughts On Democracy