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The farce of democracy

I apologise that I’m not that articulate that I can adequately express myself. We exist in a tyranny masquerading as democracy.

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THIS IS NOT A DRILL ~ AN extinction rebellion HANDBOOK

My copy of THIS IS NOT A DRILL ~ AN extinction rebellion HANDBOOK has just arrived. Here’s an excerpt for you from ‘The Civil Resistance Model’ by Roger Hallam. Continue reading

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Time for rebellion on climate crisis :: Analysis, Strategy, Planning and Preparation

I have proposed commencing rebellion to the Climate Crisis on 31 October 2019. A discussion of that proposal follows. Unfortunately this blog is very one-directional. I get very little feedback to anything that I publish. It is however widely-read and … Continue reading

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Time for rebellion on climate crisis :: I propose commencing 31 October 2019

I further propose that the strategy should be to prevent travel. If travel is prevented, everything is prevented. (Traffic lights, etc) [Ed: Perhaps that date may be a mistake?] [Further ed: Just go for it?] https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/jul/25/time-to-rebel-greta-thunberg-makes-musical-debut-on-the-1975-track The full text of … Continue reading

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THE STATE WE’RE IN :: Distance and Speed

Draft, to be altered Distance and speed. Travel and transportation is all about burning fossil fuels and the consequent destruction of our planet. It’s all so unnecessary. In the United Stares they even fcking commute by plane … People are … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis :: Google sucking up to the rich and famous destroying the planet

Google Camp 2019 contributed in no small way to destroying the planet inviting rich, planet-destroying cnuts to destroy the planet more to discuss the climate crisis … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis :: Top ten UK’s hottest years all since 2002

6/8/19 I was hoping that this was clear and unambiguous … Met Office

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Climate Crisis :: 12 years to save the planet? Make that 18 months

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-48964736 … [T]here’s a growing consensus that the next 18 months will be critical in dealing with the global heating crisis, among other environmental challenges. Last year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reported that to keep the rise … Continue reading

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Donald Trump calls majority black Baltimore ‘disgusting, rat-infested mess’ Donald Trump has attacked a majority-black district represented by an African-American lawmaker as a ‘disgusting, rat and rodent-infested mess’. Democratic House speaker Nancy Pelosi accused the president of ‘racist attacks’ after … Continue reading

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Trump says he’s considering declaring Antifa an ‘Organization of Terror,’ and that it would ‘make it easier for police to do their job’

https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-antifa-tweet-organization-terror-2019-7?r=US&IR=T President Donald Trump took aim at the radical left-wing movement Antifa on Twitter Saturday, writing that the organization was being considered for dedication as a terror organization. Trump waved off the group as a collection of “gutless Radical Left … Continue reading

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THE STATE WE’RE IN :: Capitalism

Capitalism is concerned only with creating and accumulating private and corporate wealth. Capitalism has no concern for the environment or the climate crisis it has created. Big oil knew fifty years ago that it was destroying the planet and did it regardless. There were groups and projects promoting ‘alternative’, renewable energy in the 1970s. Continue reading

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Climate Crisis :: ‘No doubt left’ about scientific consensus on global warming, say experts

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/jul/24/scientific-consensus-on-humans-causing-global-warming-passes-99 The scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on the subject, and could rise further after separate research that clears up some … Continue reading

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Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Fascist, Anti-Racist

No apology is due for being anti-Capitalist, anti-Fascist and anti-Racist. That’s how it should be. I hold Capitalism responsible for destroying the planet because Capitalism is concerned only with making profit. I regard Anti-Fascism as subsuming Anti-Racism. 12.47p.m. I am … Continue reading

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John Reid – then New Labour Home Secretary says they “just don’t get it”

From 2006, then Home Secretary John Reid. http://www.demos.co.uk/files/johnreidsecurityandfreedom.pdf https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2006/aug/10/terrorism.humanrights John Reid yesterday accused the government’s anti-terror critics of putting national security at risk by their failure to recognise the serious nature of the threat facing Britain. “They just don’t get … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis :: It’s happening, it’s now

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Climate Crisis :: July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jul/16/july-on-course-to-be-hottest-month-ever-say-climate-scientists Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks could make July the hottest month ever measured on Earth, according to climate scientists. The past fortnight has seen freak heat in the Canadian Arctic, crippling droughts … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis :: David Attenborough “We cannot be radical enough …”

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Climate Crisis :: New findings on ocean warming: 5 questions answered

New findings on ocean warming: 5 questions answered The ocean absorbs about 90 percent of the excess heat produced as climate change warms the earth. Image Catalog Scott Denning, Colorado State University Editor’s note: A new study by scientists in … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis :: Global heating: London to have climate similar to Barcelona by 2050

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jul/10/global-heating-london-similar-climate-barcelona-2050 Nearly 80% of cities to undergo dramatic and potentially disastrous changes, study finds London will have a similar climate in three decades’ time to that of Barcelona today, according to research – but if that seems enticing, a warning: the … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis: Arctic ice loss is worrying, but the giant stirring in the South could be even worse

Arctic ice loss is worrying, but the giant stirring in the South could be even worse Nerilie Abram, Australian National University; Matthew England, UNSW, and Matt King, University of Tasmania A record start to summer ice melt in Greenland this … Continue reading

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