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Climate Change began with Civilization Climate Change began with Civilization

Bill Ruddiman and the early anthropogenic hypothesis posits that human influence on global climate began not with the industrial revolution a couple of hundred years ago but rather with the advent of agriculture thousands of years ago Even though we know global populations were very small at those times, we also know, increasingly so, that…

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Ken Loach on Why Labour Will Win the Election Ken Loach on Why Labour Will Win the Election

The impact of Johnson It’s like the emperor has no clothes. We can see clearly what his aim is. Get out of Europe fast. So that even the small protections that Europe provides in working conditions and the environment disappear. So he can do deals with people like Trump where it will open the door…

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Can welfare states and migration be combined? | Monique Kremer | University of Amsterdam Can welfare states and migration be combined? | Monique Kremer | University of Amsterdam

Can the welfare state and migration be combined? That is a question that worries a lot of people. With open borders migrants from all over the world will come to countries with generous welfare states. Sociologist also expressed worries: if you want to have solidarity, the basis of the welfare state people need to trust…

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Jacek Kuroń – The ‘reform’ of totalitarianism (135/150) Jacek Kuroń – The ‘reform’ of totalitarianism (135/150)

I’ve written about this several times, I’ve given a written reply to this several times, I speak about it two, three times a day at my election meetings. I think this is how it is: the totalitarian system, meaning a system where social life is guided centrally, showed itself to be completely ineffective in every…

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What does nationalism look like in today’s global world? What does nationalism look like in today’s global world?

– I think the world is much more interconnected and much more mobile. And in my view also, nationalism is in a way a response to that. The world is very mobile. It’s too mobile perhaps, too non-secure. And nationalism brings back the security, okay. At the end of the day, we all have to…

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Democracy is Good, Actually | Very Important Docs²⁵ Democracy is Good, Actually | Very Important Docs²⁵

– Democracy is great, I mean it would be if only people were smart. but the problem is that people are just so stupid. If you try and tell people the facts they just fart right in your face. They use non-specific words like “stuff” and “things” and they wear pajamas to Walmart. Morons! Allow…

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Η τυχαία δίωξη ενός αναρχικού (The accidental prosecution of an anarchist) Η τυχαία δίωξη ενός αναρχικού (The accidental prosecution of an anarchist)

May 2010 – Ministry of Finance Finance Minister G. Papakonstantinou announces new cutbacks. February 9, 2010 – Announcement of new cutbacks, wage freezes, pension cuts February 10 – Strike Mobilization February 24 – General Strike March 3 – New wave of cuts March 5 – Strike Mobilization March 11 – General Strike April 23, Castelorizo…

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Noam Chomsky – Why Haven’t Anarchist Ideas Had a Greater Impact? Noam Chomsky – Why Haven’t Anarchist Ideas Had a Greater Impact?

Just been working on Berkman’s book now and then and just AK Press republished it, what is Anarchism Reading these letters in the 20s one is working on the book and is finding it very difficult one of the things that he’s trying to come to grips with, I think in the book, is why…

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