For a lower climate footprint, vegetarian diet beats local — ScienceDaily

A new study provides a more comprehensive accounting of the greenhouse gas emissions from EU diets. It shows that meat and dairy products are responsible for the lion’s share of greenhouse emissions from the EU diet.

Source: For a lower climate footprint, vegetarian diet beats local — ScienceDaily

In ‘Historic’ Shift—and Catching Up With Voters—225 Democrats Running for Congress in 2018 Back Medicare for All

“Electoral candidates’ increasing embrace of Medicare for All means the issue will be supercharged when the next Congress convenes.”

Source: In ‘Historic’ Shift—and Catching Up With Voters—225 Democrats Running for Congress in 2018 Back Medicare for All

Evangelicals and sundry ‘devils’ like rogue sufis and black magical (xtian) gurdjieffs

https://darwiniana.com/2018/10/23/darwiniana-blog-history-mission-statement-themes-memes-a-quick-overview/

We were critical of new age figures like gurdjieff today. If we get sentimental about xtian pieties about the real gospel we might do well to consider the implications of such figures: we can’t assume anything about xtianity from the gospel.
Continue reading Evangelicals and sundry ‘devils’ like rogue sufis and black magical (xtian) gurdjieffs

reformation endgame…//Disgusted Evangelical Scholar Details How Christian ‘Grifters and Status-Seekers’ Paved the Way for Trump | Alternet

We lack a true secular movement that can challenge the xtian monolith, now we suspect in its last phase of degenerating putridity. One problem here is the reformation emerged from a similar ‘commercial’ vice in the sale of indulgences and then become somehow reinfected via the calvinist sleight of hand about capitalism. We should aggressively remind xtians, however that with munzer the idea of communism in a christian context was born: so there is a very strong element of challenge to xtian capitalism in an endgame of the reformation. Continue reading reformation endgame…//Disgusted Evangelical Scholar Details How Christian ‘Grifters and Status-Seekers’ Paved the Way for Trump | Alternet

up in the air: grounding neo-communism…//Lessons from One Left to the Next: Revolution in the Air Reissued

Elbaum wrote Revolution in the Air in 2001 to reclaim the lessons of the new communist movement for contemporary militants who, like their early sixties’ predecessors, became activists when the radical left was fragmented and weak. How relevant is this history and the lessons he draws for us now, in this new period of left upsurge?

Source: Lessons from One Left to the Next: Revolution in the Air Reissued – Viewpoint Magazine

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Although a neo-communist with a novel platform i feel ‘solidarity’ only up to a point with the marxist to NCM historical line. My verdict on this history is: dreary, good bye to all that. Continue reading up in the air: grounding neo-communism…//Lessons from One Left to the Next: Revolution in the Air Reissued

A ‘dialectic’ of revolution/virtual revolution

A ‘dialectic’ of revolution/virtual revolution
February 13th, 2018
Two Manifestos
We have almost deliberately indulged a kind of ‘dialectic’ of revolution/virtual revolution, the latter a way station as we confront the immensely dangerous and conflicted theme of revolutionary action. Continue reading A ‘dialectic’ of revolution/virtual revolution