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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 :: 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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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 :: ‘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 :: 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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Harvard Thinks Big 2010 – Daniel Gilbert – ‘Global Warming and Psychology’ from Harvard Thinks Big on Vimeo.

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38degrees: Increase the fines for breaking electoral law

https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/enforce-the-laws-of-our-democracy?utm_campaign=Electoral+Commission+petition … Right now, you can be fined more for touting tickets at a football match than you can for subverting British democracy, with the max fine being £20k. The Electoral Commission imposed the maximum fine on Vote Leave – … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis :: One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jul/07/one-climate-crisis-disaster-happening-every-week-un-warns Climate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is urgently needed to prepare developing countries for the profound impacts, the UN has warned. Catastrophes such as cyclones … Continue reading

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THE STATE WE’RE IN :: Wealth in the Climate Crisis era

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Expecting a big event this week

Looks like a big event this week. Monday or Tuesday would be good but even if it’s much later … ;)

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A few issues

I would point out that it is a legitimate political perspective – although expressed rather directly – to object to upper-class twats having political power. It is actually totally logical to believe that rich twats who have been born rich … Continue reading

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THE STATE WE’RE IN :: Statement 1

A short series of statements that recognises the current urgency and absolute primacy of the climate crisis. May be revised or corrected. Undecided how this series will go. Away njoio over the weekend (no not Glastonbury). Let’s get this clear … Continue reading

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