Category: Environment

Kick the Puppy S2: E5

Keith & RJ Study claims vaccines saved 37 million lives mostly children over the past two decades, anti-vaxxers are growing, backlash to over-medicalization, the complexity of the immune system, a long history of human poisonings, paranoia and the American tradition, criticisms of scientism, SpaceX Starship SN9 explodes during […]

Kick the Puppy S2: E4

Keith, Emma & RJ Game Stop vs Wall Street, Robinhood, micro-revolts in the United States, Dodger Stadium’s COVID-19 vaccination site temporarily shut down after protesters gather at entrance, Robinhood was supposed to be for the little guy, Citadel, aristocrats pretending to be friends with the peasants, rich people […]

Anarchism, Libertarianism and Environmentalism: Anti-Authoritarian Thought and the Search for Self-Organizing Societies

By Damian Finbar White and Gideon Kossoff Few intellectual currents have played as influential a role in the development and shaping of modern environmentalism as the anarchist and libertarian tradition of social and political thought. Generalizations about common ideological roots to a politics as diverse and internally divided […]

Kick the Puppy Season 2: EP 01

Keith, Emma & RJ 01/01/21 – We’re back in business, historic spike in drug overdose deaths under COVID-19, governor Sisolak shut down Narcotics and Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in the least sober place on the planet, Carl Jung and the origins of mental illness, Don Wells just died of […]

Is Society Collapsing?

By Kirkpatrick Sale, Counterpunch Twenty-five years ago, when the high-tech Second Industrial Revolution had just begun, I made a bet with an editor from Wired magazine that global society led by the United States would collapse in the year 2020 from a confluence of causes created by modern […]

Anarchism, Libertarianism and Environmentalism: Anti-Authoritarian Thought and the Search for Self-Organizing Societies

By Damian Finbar White and Gideon Kossoff Few intellectual currents have played as influen-tial a role in the development and shaping of mod-ern environmentalism as the anarchist andlibertarian tradition of social and political thought.Generalizations about common ideological rootsto a politics as diverse and internally divided asenvironmentalism are of […]

Biden Urged to ‘Honor Indigenous Sovereignty and Immediately Halt’ Fossil Fuel Pipelines

By Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams A leading environmental advocacy group marked Native American Heritage Month on Wednesday by urging President-elect Joe Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Kamala Harris, and the entire incoming administration “to honor Indigenous sovereignty and immediately halt the Keystone XL, Dakota Access, and Line 3 pipelines.” […]

How the State Enables Ecocide

By Joseph Parampathu, Center for a Stateless Society In the first year of constant quarantine, rocked by worldwide social unrest, extreme tropical weather, and widespread government ineptitude, the complete inability and unwillingness of the ruling classes to make any substantive changes is clear. There will not be any […]

The Plausibility of Anti-Civilization Without Anarcho-Primitivism: A Critique of Murray Bookchin’s ‘Social Ecology’

By Ria Montana Vegan Primitivist “To be wild is to be ungovernable, which means uncivilized.” p. 5 Rogue Primate An avid Deep Green Resistance (DGR) member highly recommended a read on ecology by Murray Bookchin, a self-labeled eco-anarchist. Bookchin is liberally mentioned in critiques on his overarching plan […]

First Nations leaders speak out against Canada’s refusal to allow appeal of Trans Mountain Pipeline approval

Last Real Indians Kinder-Morgan’s application for approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion (TMX) has been bouncing around in Canada’s federal courts like a pinball since 2013. First Nations tribes and environmental groups have valiantly worked the flippers of the judicial pinball machine for years, filing lawsuits and […]

No Return to Normal

By Troy Southgate Tens of millions are labouring under the false impression that the current state of emergency is about to come to an end and that things will soon return to ‘normal’. If these people had paid more attention to history, rather than eagerly consuming anything which […]

The Limits of Clean Energy

Big Green is simply the left-wing of capital in the energy sector mounting a challenge to the traditional hegemony of Big Oil. The “Green New Deal” is merely about shifting the focus of state-capitalism/crony-capitalism from Big Oil to Big Green. It’s amazing how many “left-wingers” are falling for […]

Survival of the Richest

By Douglas Rushkoff Medium Last year, I got invited to a super-deluxe private resort to deliver a keynote speech to what I assumed would be a hundred or so investment bankers. It was by far the largest fee I had ever been offered for a talk — about […]