Julian Assange talks with Noam Chomsly and Tariq Ali, two major intellectual  figures of the left.

They discuss protest movements, democracy, and how the West completely failed to anticipate the Arab Spring.

Ali comments that representative democracy has become 'petrified'.  The decline in social mobility, and the increasing inequities of wealth and power,he says,  are all the result of the failure of Western democracy.

Says Ali:, "We are witnessing that democracy is becoming more and more denuded of content. It's like an empty shell. This is what is angering people. They feel 'whatever we do, whatever we vote for, nothing changes'."

This is the last episode of Assange's The World Tomorrow series, which has been broadcast in New Zealand on RT (Sky 96). it's been a great series.


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