Video: The Power of Nightmares

"In the past politicians promised to create a better world. They had different ways of achieving this but their power came from the optimistic visions they offered their people.
Those dreams failed and today people have lost faith in ideologies. Increasingly politicians are seen as managers of public life.

But now, they have discovered a new role that restores their power and authority. Instead of delivering dreams, politicians now promise to protect us... from nightmares."