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Russell Brand on BBC Newsnight

“I don’t get my authority from this preexisting paradigm which is quite narrow and only serves a few people. I look elsewhere for alternatives that might be of service to humanity.”

- Russell Brand

Below is an interview from BBC Newsnight with comedian Russell Brand that aired on the 23rd of October. Jeremy Paxman talks to Brand about voting, revolution and beards. The result is a very thoughtful exchange on the current state of politics.

Brand is the new guest editor of the New Statesman magazine.

Brand recently visited Insite on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

The Editors

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Comments

  1. If more people (celebrities) would have the balls to stand up and really speak the truth like Russell Brand things might change faster… but mostly celebrities don't want to lose their position or sweet benefits of luxury and wealth and want to calmly and quietly keep the old dying structure going.

    I really admire Russell Brand on his absolute truth sharing and passion to do something, even it is just to bring awareness to as many people as possible to expand this awakening (spiritual, emotional, psychological, mental, financial, economic, education, environment, health care, religious etc) .. this deep sleep we have all been sleep walking our lives from birth 'til death.. pretty near everything we have been taught has been for an agenda to keep us in this serving slave to corrupt authority mentality…. we are awakening now to the truth. Consciousness itself is shifting and that is waking us up, where many have awakened many more are waking up at a rapid speed now.

    I totally agree that the Revolution is here and now that this old structure with each lie being revealed by politicians and other authority figures in corporations and the ruling elite… all the cheating, stealing, lying, undercover illegal activities, the in-your-face truths of how all structures are fraud and designed to illiminate the middle class and have nothing but poor ill by force of poisoned air/food/water/medication slaves to the system with pretty much near zero freedoms left and a few uber rich who are served by the slave and sickened poverty class… it is all coming out plain as day to see the truth… if you can't see the truth you are still asleep and CHOOSING to stay stuck in the old program which will not be there anymore very soon. It is too late to go back to the way things were as they are way beyond they ever were now… The Revolution, It won't be next week on Wednesday at 5 pm but it will be within years or less… the government leaders corporate leaders, banking leaders, law makers, judges, etc all who are in power will have the power removed by the people who are awakening.. the truth will actually in this case set us free… when millions of people no longer wish to play in the old paradigm or game of slave/victim – corrupt victimizer, we suddenly take back our power when we no longer choose to participate… it is through NON-PARTICIPATION on a mass global scale that they suddenly lose all power…

    We will be at a moment where we will have to decide we will have to make a SERIOUS choice after a global event of total economic collapse or an environmental global event of natural disaster or an "alien invasion" whatever the huge event is that will be coming, and the choice will be to receive a CHIP in your body or NOT… the lie will be that this human implant chip will be for the Best for everyone as it can hold information and we won't need dirty money and we won't need a credit card and it will be soooo convenient and we can track our children incase they get lost all the BS and LIES of WHY you need that chip and make you believe and trick you into thinking it is an amazing idea to have one… but know that if you accept this chip you are giving away every single freedom you have… have a look at that…. really take a hard look…. that will be the ultimate choice far greater than voting for this politician puppet or that one which Russell is right it does not matter which person is selected or what political party .. it is the WHOLE structure of society which is corrupt and full of fraud and does not serve the people or the community or the country to the benefit of the whole, only a very few. This is CRYSTAL CLEAR as DAY… It is not some myth.. it is actual visual reality and fact.

    We can all move this along quicker when more people actually take off their sleeping masks and awaken to TRUTH. Step out of illusion and really have a look at the reality of the whole fabric of society… question everything… take your power back and stop giving it away with every choice you make… you become more empowered with choosing… Do I want to eat this GMO food or eat this organic food? Do I want to put my money in this bank or perhaps invest in something ethical instead? Do I want to work for the government or do I choose to put my time and energy into a new career that is helping my community?

    What if we all chose NOT to pay for a driver's license renewal? What if you just paid one time and not constantly….Would they have the man power to pull EVERYONE over? Why do you need to pay every year or every 5 years or whatever it is for the same license? QUESTION EVERYTHING…. that is about as ridiculous as asking you to pay every year or every couple of years for the same marriage license? Preposterous! But it's the exact same thing!!! LOL! A license is a license… we allow this to continue .. have a look….Why do you pay every 5 years for a new pass port? Who does that benefit? The people or just more money to the few people in high end government jobs? So your photo is outdated, so what? Get a photo and do it at home.. we can if we wanted to make this a new way of doing things….. health care cards… I don't have one with a photo on it…. do you have to update that every 5 years? No.. What about taxes… why do you have to pay housing taxes? Property taxes? Every single year? Why do you have to pay HUGE interest rates on credit card bills? Why do you have to pay interest at all???? Interest was made up and we can change that altogether…. QUESTION EVERYTHING… don't just go along in life and do what is expected of you without asking any questions why? That is what the education system the corrupt system is drilling into you in the outdated dinosaur school system…. you go like a sheep that is sleeping.. everything can be changed… look at all the laws and acts and absolutely useless things that OBAMA has added AND or made changes to …. if he can do it and it has been done.. anything can be changed overnight! LOL! It's true!

    That is the process of awakening.. QUESTION EVERYTHING… really have a look… evolution is looking at what is and actually, hopefully creating something even better, for the good of all of humanity, and the planet and the cosmos… through choices and actions. PEACE.

  2. If more people (celebrities) would have the balls to stand up and really speak the truth like Russell Brand things might change faster… but mostly celebrities don't want to lose their position or sweet benefits of luxury and wealth and want to calmly and quietly keep the old dying structure going.

    I really admire Russell Brand on his absolute truth sharing and passion to do something, even it is just to bring awareness to as many people as possible to expand this awakening (spiritual, emotional, psychological, mental, financial, economic, education, environment, health care, religious etc) .. this deep sleep we have all been sleep walking our lives from birth 'til death.. pretty near everything we have been taught has been for an agenda to keep us in this serving slave to corrupt authority mentality…. we are awakening now to the truth. Consciousness itself is shifting and that is waking us up, where many have awakened many more are waking up at a rapid speed now.

    I totally agree that the Revolution is here and now that this old structure with each lie being revealed by politicians and other authority figures in corporations and the ruling elite… all the cheating, stealing, lying, undercover illegal activities, the in-your-face truths of how all structures are fraud and designed to illiminate the middle class and have nothing but poor ill by force of poisoned air/food/water/medication slaves to the system with pretty much near zero freedoms left and a few uber rich who are served by the slave and sickened poverty class… it is all coming out plain as day to see the truth… if you can't see the truth you are still asleep and CHOOSING to stay stuck in the old program which will not be there anymore very soon. It is too late to go back to the way things were as they are way beyond they ever were now… The Revolution, It won't be next week on Wednesday at 5 pm but it will be within years or less… the government leaders corporate leaders, banking leaders, law makers, judges, etc all who are in power will have the power removed by the people who are awakening.. the truth will actually in this case set us free… when millions of people no longer wish to play in the old paradigm or game of slave/victim – corrupt victimizer, we suddenly take back our power when we no longer choose to participate… it is through NON-PARTICIPATION on a mass global scale that they suddenly lose all power…

    We will be at a moment where we will have to decide we will have to make a SERIOUS choice after a global event of total economic collapse or an environmental global event of natural disaster or an "alien invasion" whatever the huge event is that will be coming, and the choice will be to receive a CHIP in your body or NOT… the lie will be that this human implant chip will be for the Best for everyone as it can hold information and we won't need dirty money and we won't need a credit card and it will be soooo convenient and we can track our children incase they get lost all the BS and LIES of WHY you need that chip and make you believe and trick you into thinking it is an amazing idea to have one… but know that if you accept this chip you are giving away every single freedom you have… have a look at that…. really take a hard look…. that will be the ultimate choice far greater than voting for this politician puppet or that one which Russell is right it does not matter which person is selected or what political party .. it is the WHOLE structure of society which is corrupt and full of fraud and does not serve the people or the community or the country to the benefit of the whole, only a very few. This is CRYSTAL CLEAR as DAY… It is not some myth.. it is actual visual reality and fact.

    We can all move this along quicker when more people actually take off their sleeping masks and awaken to TRUTH. Step out of illusion and really have a look at the reality of the whole fabric of society… question everything… take your power back and stop giving it away with every choice you make… you become more empowered with choosing… Do I want to eat this GMO food or eat this organic food? Do I want to put my money in this bank or perhaps invest in something ethical instead? Do I want to work for the government or do I choose to put my time and energy into a new career that is helping my community?

    What if we all chose NOT to pay for a driver's license renewal? What if you just paid one time and not constantly….Would they have the man power to pull EVERYONE over? Why do you need to pay every year or every 5 years or whatever it is for the same license? QUESTION EVERYTHING…. that is about as ridiculous as asking you to pay every year or every couple of years for the same marriage license? Preposterous! But it's the exact same thing!!! LOL! A license is a license… we allow this to continue .. have a look….Why do you pay every 5 years for a new pass port? Who does that benefit? The people or just more money to the few people in high end government jobs? So your photo is outdated, so what? Get a photo and do it at home.. we can if we wanted to make this a new way of doing things….. health care cards… I don't have one with a photo on it…. do you have to update that every 5 years? No.. What about taxes… why do you have to pay housing taxes? Property taxes? Every single year? Why do you have to pay HUGE interest rates on credit card bills? Why do you have to pay interest at all???? Interest was made up and we can change that altogether…. QUESTION EVERYTHING… don't just go along in life and do what is expected of you without asking any questions why? That is what the education system the corrupt system is drilling into you in the outdated dinosaur school system…. you go like a sheep that is sleeping.. everything can be changed… look at all the laws and acts and absolutely useless things that OBAMA has added AND or made changes to …. if he can do it and it has been done.. anything can be changed overnight! LOL! It's true!

    That is the process of awakening.. QUESTION EVERYTHING… really have a look… evolution is looking at what is and actually, hopefully creating something even better, for the good of all of humanity, and the planet and the cosmos… through choices and actions. PEACE.