New flash–for those not paying attention, there was a rally of rightwing groups in Portland, Oregon on Saturday. It was ostensibly in support of the┬áRepublican senate campaign of Joey Gibson. Gibson is not an avowed racist, but (like Trump) has stances that draw alt-right groups to support him. This article explains the issue: Joey is […]

COUNTDOWN TO EXTINCTION–A short (<5 min) version of the extinction scenario most of us in the doomer cult anticipate in the near future when Arctic ice goes away. I’ve already posted about wet bulb, but this has pretty colorful cartoons and animation. Thanks to Kevin Hester for bringing it to my attention. I’ve posted other […]

Originally posted on Professor Jem Bendell:
A research paper concluding that climate-induced collapse is now inevitable, was recently rejected by anonymous reviewers of an academic journal. It has been released directly by the Professor who wrote it, to promote discussion of the necessary deep adaptation to climate chaos. “I am releasing this paper immediately, directly,…

I’ve been following this case for several years. Two dozen people under the age of 18 sued the US government for not responding to climate change, thus depriving them of life liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Xiuhtezcatl Martinez was their public face. I saw him at Joe’s Pub (part of the Public Theater in […]

This was originally written for Memorial Day weekend. I’m thinking about the things we justify by sending in our taxes. As I point out in my play HOW TO STOP THE EMPIRE WHILE KEEPING YOUR DAY JOB, being well-behaved worker bees isn’t getting us ahead and it isn’t a moral stance that can be justified. […]

Originally posted on Kevin Hester:
The July 2018 episode of Nature Bats Last on The Progressive Radio Network covered two recent articles published by Professor Andrew Glikson from the Australian National University. Professor Glikson was unable to connect for the live show so I read cruical aspects of the articles and have added my analysis…

Wow–my last post was UBER depressing, huh? Sorry about that (it also had a record number of hits over 48 hour period). The data has been building up for awhile and I haven’t done a long-form piece on the predicaments. If you’re new to the blog, I don’t write often enough for these to sink […]