Try reading the article, see who it's authored by and the date it was published before your cliched sneers.
Also, this tells you everything you need to know about Brand's outburst at the awards:
Russell is on a mission lately and I agree with a lot of what he says. He's also well into exposing the governments and big corporations for the crud they throw at us on a daily basis. I'm sure he'll be silenced at some point for being so outspoken but good for him in the meantime. I just wish he'd quit with some of his sexist comments.