Capitalism is Killing the Planet by Eric Schechter


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by Eric Schechter aka LeftyMathProf
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Eric’s Rants and Videos blog
May 2, 2018

leftymathprof on Apr 30, 2018

Feedback loops such as albedo loss are accelerating global warming. Tipping points such as the release of polar methane may increasing warming very suddenly. Soon our crops will fail. Science might save us but isn’t being used. Plutocrats block any reforms that would cut their profits. Our democracy is a sham. Trade makes inevitable the increase of inequality, ecocidal side effects, and the alienation of people from each other. Only sharing might save us, and we won’t get there through reforms. The first stop is to talk about it.

Transcript and related links at Eric’s Rants and Videos blog.

from the archives:

Michael Roberts: OECD Advises Countries to Curb Extreme Inequality

Chris Hedges and Richard Wolff: Capitalism Does Not Work for the Majority of the People

Someone Tell A Reporter: The Rich Are Destroying The Earth by Paul Street + 20,000 Scientists Warn Human Beings Are On A Collision Course With Nature

Plastic Oceans, Poisoned Air, Criminal Neglect by Graham Peebles

The End Of The Road For Capitalism Or For Us All? by William Bowles

What Would Socialism Be Like? by Leela Yellesetty (must-read)

Socialism: Creating a World to Change Our Lives by Sam Friedman

A Different Vision by Eric Schechter

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