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…Read More Climate Change began with Civilization
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…Read More Ken Loach on Why Labour Will Win the Election
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…Read More Can welfare states and migration be combined? | Monique Kremer | University of Amsterdam
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…Read More Jacek Kuroń – The ‘reform’ of totalitarianism (135/150)
– 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…Read More What does nationalism look like in today’s global world?
I fall from my standing. I am nobody. This is quite a strange factory. No one wants to engage honestly Nothing is as it seems to be. What was your status when you were entering the world? What form did it take as you came into existence? What form will it take as you leave…Read More I am Imperialism – Final Scene
– 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…Read More Democracy is Good, Actually | Very Important Docs²⁵
something which doesn’t get enough attention is the row of love in analyst politics love is a recurring theme in the writings of the Italian anarchist Errico Malatesta firstly love is integral to Malatesta vision of an anarchist society and so the goal which anarchists are struggling for Malatesta claims that anarchists quote seek the…Read More Anarchism and Love
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…Read More Η τυχαία δίωξη ενός αναρχικού (The accidental prosecution of an anarchist)
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…Read More Noam Chomsky – Why Haven’t Anarchist Ideas Had a Greater Impact?