I have tried to hedge with Sanders but nonetheless tried to be critical of his framing of ‘revolution’ around the at best FDR-New Dealism, if that much. The result I predict will be a bust, but since I can’t quite figure his strategy (for all I know his fake talk of ‘revolution’ could trigger the real thing) I can only warn that if you use the term ‘revolution’ a note comes due at some point to deliver or else you are fart gas out of the backside of the Edouard Bernsteins. Continue reading What the blazes is Sanders’ position on anything… ??Our Revolution
Vast swaths of our planet are becoming literally too hot and dry to survive in. This past spring, the city of Nawabshah in southern Pakistan, recorded a high of 122.4° Fahrenheit, the highest temperature ever registered anywhere on Earth for the month of April. The contiguous United States had its hottest month of May, and the third-hottest month of June. Wildfires raged in the Arctic as northern Europe grappled with near-record heat, and at least 86 people died in Japan as triple-digit temperatures baked the country. A recent analysis of climate trends in some of South Asia’s biggest cities found that temperatures will be so high by the end of the century that people directly exposed to such heat will not be able to survive. Already, daytime heat is extreme enough to kill people who are forced to work outdoors in many parts of the world, and wreaks havoc on the health and livelihoods of tens of millions each year.
Official Post from Richard Seymour: “We know only a single science, the science of history. One can look at history from two sides and divide it into the history of nature and the history of men. The two sides are, however, inseparable; the history of nature and the history of men are dependent on each other so long as men exist.” —
We humans are an interesting species … instead of seeing eye-to-eye, we are inclined to see eye-to-nose. We focus on the present and ourselves, particu
Source: Is COP24 One More Big Bust?
We are in the midst of a climate emergency, facing droughts, storms, and ecosystem collapse of an unprecedented intensity. The lives and livelihoods of billions are at risk, with the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people bearing the brunt of a climate crisis that fans the flames of injustice everywhere.
Source: Statement on COP24 Sit-In