Dr. Martin Bunton teaches history at the University of Victoria, Canada. These are segments of his presentation explaining the origins of ISIS, on March 5, 2015.
Jean Crowder, MP for Nanaimo-Cowichan, speaks about citizens not believing that governments want to improve the needed social services, and governments thinking that citizens don’t want to pay for improving social services. This conservative mind-frame of citizens and governments, creates a vicious circle.
Dr. Howard Caygill explains the capacity to resist, the abstract theory of violence, the challenge to power, the ideas of escalation to war, the need to resist in the face of enmity as central values for political action.
29 minutes video