In the grand scheme of things, Russell’s temporary lapse of judgment, as spectacular as it was, is just a minor blip on the radar. However, there were several very powerful lessons that were learned in the process that can help many people who are working for change. Even if airing some personal grievances makes me look bad, to not do so would be an act of fear and weakness. I started writing this as part of the healing process and it led me to a very powerful place that many of us can benefit from.
Russell Brand’s Epic Political Debacle
Over the past three years I have spent more time supporting Russell Brand than I have anyone else. From his comedy tour to the Paxman interview, from his book to his latest film, I’ve given him advice and every key finding from my economic and political research, which he has used with his own brilliant wit and style. Along the way I have invested my own credibility in building up his, working hard to get the most hardcore activists, and political and economic thinkers to support him.