It's getting easier and easier to make the case for massive, dramatic changes isn't it? I've chuckled once or twice at Russell Brand the actor/comedian, but I'm finding it easier and easier to become a fan of his because of his fearless and (somewhat surprisingly) articulate ability to express frustration about the institutionalization of wealth disparity and the sad state of news programming. It'll be interesting to read how his opinions manifest themselves in the 'Revolution Issue' of New Statesman magazine, for which he served as guest editor. He's very outspoken in his opinions about the current state of Democracy in the U.K. and the U.S. He even maintains his sense of humor in the process as you can see in this interview on a British news programme. I challenge you NOT to get a little worked up watching this:
And in case you don't have a reasonable grasp on the inequalities that he's referring to, there's this:
OK, you can go back to sleep now...or can you?