A film based on the book “Death of the Liberal Class” by journalist and Pulitzer prize winner, Chris Hedges, it charts the rise of the Corporate State, and examines the future of obedience in a world of unfettered capitalism, globalisation, staggering inequality and environmental change.
Nick Broomfield’s documentary picks over the grisly bones of a serial-killer case that continues to haunt LA.
Detail from a Chris Riddell illustration in Russell Brand’s The Pied Piper of Hamelin. Photograph: Chris Riddell Can Russell Brand be trusted?
Professor Lee Smolin of the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, Canada, author and theoretical physcist, will talk about the evolution of laws in our universe. What is time? Is our perception of time passing an illusion which hides a deeper, timeless reality? Or is it real, indeed, the most real aspect of our experience of the world? Perimeter Institute…
The hottest new field in biotech is synthetic biology: Scientists can now re-program life at the cellular level, just like a computer program.