John Christensen ■ George Monbiot and Russell Brand: TJN and Uncut’s role as mythbusters

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One of the biggest myths of the modern era is the self-attribution fallacy: I became rich thanks to my extraordinary personal qualities and hard work, while the poor are poor because they’re drunk and lazy. Comedian Russell Brand and writer George Monbiot discuss this myth in the following extract from Brand’s Trews series.

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  • TowerBridge
    January 7, 2015 - 11:20 am

    A brilliant book called “outliers” by Malcom Gladwell covers this point very well.

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