Leeds Taking Soundings Readers Meetings – Is the World ‘Awash with Hatred’?

Paul Mason6pm Wednesday, 10th February in Broadcasting Place Boardroom (opposite the Fenton pub).

PAUL MASON, the economics editor of Channel 4 News, Guardian journalist, soul fan, and author of a range of books, wrote a short article recently declaring that the world today is “awash with hatred.”

Do we share his concerns about the way things are developing?

If not, what’s he getting wrong and, if so, what might be done about it?

This is to be the discussion at the next Taking Soundings Readers’ Meeting at 6 pm on Wednesday 10th February at our usual venue, the Boardroom in Broadcasting Place (opposite the Fenton).

Here’s the link to the article:

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/jan/11/mein-kampf-returns-to-germany-world-awash-with-hatred

As a companion piece (for eager readers), this article by Jonathan Freedland focuses on the dangerous soap opera that is unfolding – the Republic party’s leadership race – and the alliance of two cartoonish yet scary political characters; Donald Trump and Sarah Palin

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/jan/23/trump-palin-funny-no-joke-republican-starsTrump Palin

 

Come along and share your views.

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