Capitalism Is Destroying Us

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Second Thought on Aug 26, 2022

It’s never good to hear the words “total societal collapse” from a scholarly paper, but that’s exactly the phrasing used in the new UN climate report.

We all know it’s bad, but what’s really standing in the way of us ensuring a livable future?

See also: Citizens Convention for Climate

From the archives:

PSL Editorial: The ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ Doesn’t Even Come Close

Doing Nothing While the World Burns and Extinction Looms, by Andy Worthington

Heat Waves Tied To Big Energy Capitalism, by Scott Scheffer

Our Climate Crisis Paralysis: How, in the Face of Unprecedented Signs of Climate Collapse, We’re Still Being Failed by Politicians, the Media and Ourselves, by Andy Worthington

John Bellamy Foster: The Financialization of Nature

Banks Fueling Global Warming Is Business As Usual, by Pete Dolack

Another Global Warming Worry: Parts of Earth Could Become Uninhabitable, by Pete Dolack + A Dire Warning About the End of Human Civilization

4 thoughts on “Capitalism Is Destroying Us

  1. Pingback: After the Deluge, by Derek Royden – Dandelion Salad

  2. Capitalism per se is not the problem, it’s ignorance and avarice. And they exist under all ‘isms’
    Tis the sad lot of humanity.

  3. It is those with a certain mindset that determine whether our society collapses or not in the next decade. The oligarchs don’t seem to be inclined to slow the runaway, extractive capitalism we have had to endure along with the enormous power they have obtained over the past four or five decades. The 1971 Powell Memo charted the way. Then Reagan came along to show how to implement the directives therein.

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