Author Archives: Brooklyn Culture Jammers

Our path to the end

This post started as a response to a question on Quora. I spend way too much time on Quora and Facebook and other such time-vampire sites, but somehow I’ve worked up to the point where I’m a frequent responder on topics around climate change. I’ve become a most frequently-read poster ‘expert’ on Quora, which means… […]

Twenty Blocks North of the Rock Pile–a new play coming to Florida

I’m pleased to announce that my play TWENTY BLOCKS NORTH OF THE ROCK PILE has been selected in the Orlando Fringe Fest lottery (Okay, third tier) and thus will be one of the pieces performed in Orlando next May. I had despaired of ever getting this play produced, and I thought this was the way […]

Voting controversy and how elections work

Donald Trump was very upset about the way the mid-term elections turned out. When you are involved in politics and your side loses, you are supposed to walk away quietly unless you have provable allegations of fraud. This is what we heard this week:  “The Republicans don’t win and that’s because of potentially illegal votes,” […]

Scientific Mal-Practice from the Mann Himself

Originally posted on Kevin Hester:
In an August the  5th 2018 article in Salon titled “On Climate Change it’s time to start panicking” Michael E Mann bare faced lies to an unsuspecting public saying that it is still possible to avoid a dangerous 2C temperature rise on this beleaguered planet. “The good news is that humanity…

Declaration of Rebellion: Civil disobedience in the name of #climatechange #auspol #qldpol #nswpol #springst #ExtinctionRebellion #ClimateStrike #TheDrum #QandA

Originally posted on jpratt27:
With just nine days until Rebellion Day, the environmental group Extinction Rebellion delivered a ‘Declaration of Rebellion’ to Downing Street warning about upcoming acts of civil disobedience. The Declaration is a warning to the government against its failure to protect UK citizens from progressing climate change crisis. It is to be…

The Homeless Congresswoman-elect

A political earthquake hit New York last June. A young woman named Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez knocked off a longtime incumbent Democrat Joe Crowley, who was being positioned to possibly take over Nancy Pelosi’s position as speaker. Crowley, a ‘centrist’ Democrat who in many ways the epitome of the politicos who turned off the electorate in 2016, […]

The Norwegian Blue Society (‘pulchritudine vestiuntur’)

This is a proposal. For most of the last six years I’ve been writing about a variety of causes and issues. Most are political and most of these are climate related. There are now a multitude of Facebook pages on the topic of climate change as it relates to human extinction. The oft-mentioned Dr. Guy […]