The announcements keep coming; we are witnessing a logbook of environmental terror and despair, with jottings of lost homes, destroyed property, and incinerated fauna. While this has been happening, the Australian prime minister took leave for a family trip to Hawaii.
“Money is the universal self-established value of all things. It has, therefore, robbed the whole world – both the world of men and nature – of its specific value.” – Karl Marx (1843)From space, in various satellite images, you can see the columns of smoke and suspended particles, ascending above the matrix of the most extensive and biologically diverse tropical forest in the world: the Amazon.
The left is decades behind what it should be doing: here a combined reformist/revolutionary set of groups needs both local and global action/groups to challenge the insanity of politicians, here the brazilian…
Pope Francis urges protection of “that lung of forests” and French President Macron says G7 nations pledged help at summit
Our many discussions of ‘democratic market neo-communism’ have focused on a new approach: to consider socialism in one country to get socialist economics in place: but the parallel issue of an international arises at once and the obvious vacuum of any left can be seen in projecting the need for a global response team to save the Amazon….