According to Eric Holthaus’ new book, “The Future Earth,” by 2035 the United States must have a carbon neutral economy or face utter disaster. That, folks, pretty much means the end of capitalism as we know
Today 112,468 people in the US have #COVID19
Within a few weeks it could be 10 times more. The worldwide mortality rate is around 4.8%, so 53,984 people will die.
— loony (@German_badgirl) March 28, 2020
We have now entered 2020, the year in which experts at the United Nations (UN) once predicted Gaza would become unlivable. But the sad reality is not only that those same experts said that Gaza was already unlivable in 2017, but that now the population of 2 million residing in Gaza are under the real threat of genocide.
The Amazon as a key piece in the global climate crisis should have long since been transferred to a global Commons: the need for our ‘democratic market neo-communism’ and its new Intern…
So unflinching is Republicans’ anti-Christian racism and social-Darwinist contempt for the poor that it includes a blithe willingness to make poor people of color–perhaps by the hundreds of millions!–victims of climate genocide. Since poor people of color are being hit first and worst by the accelerating climate crisis–and since Republicans are criminally ramping up that crisis–it follows that most of the initial unnecessary deaths caused by Republican policies will be racist, social-Darwinist ones.