Festival of Dangerous Ideas
To help launch The Incarceration Issue, VICE Australia and the Festival of Dangerous Ideas 2015 put together a panel featuring Eric Schlosser, Debbie Kilroy, Chris Munro, and a lot of very disturbing statistics around prison, and the booming industry...
"It's a more interesting way to get riled up than watching Q&A, because there's a murder."
"The drug war distorts how we think about drugs themselves. You might put on Facebook, 'I had a great bottle of wine last night', but you'd be foolish to put 'I had a great line of coke last night'."
According to the author of Command and Control, a book about nuclear doomsday scenarios, "the two great existential threats that we face today are global warming and nuclear weapons—and the latter isn't getting anywhere near enough attention."
Numskull makes multimedia work to shake your brain at this year's Festival of Dangerous Ideas.
We talked to Noelle Janaczewska about her upcoming Festival of Dangerous Ideas performance.