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Saving the World by Making Us All Poor

Guardian writer George Monbiot claims that ‘Green growth’ doesn’t exist – less of everything is the only way to avert catastrophe. How does he propose bringing this change about? It is simply not possible to carry on at the current … Continue reading

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China Emits 30% of CO2, But We Should Pay For It

Larry Elliott, economics editor of the Guardian, writes Fairness will be key to successfully tackling the climate crisis. Is he saying that the Chinese will need to do their share to reduce CO2 emissions? The report from the Intergovernmental Panel … Continue reading

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CBC Uncritically Endorses World Economic Forum Policies

According to the CBC, Buying our way out of pandemic malaise is hurting the planet, experts say. Whenever “experts” are quoted, I’m immediately skeptical. What do they say? Who do they work for? As COVID-19 infection numbers eased in recent … Continue reading

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Rationality Rules Statist Arguments Debunked

Rationality Rules has published a video “debunking” libertarianism: Here’s Why I’m NOT a Libertarian. Let’s have a look at his inane arguments. I have always found it quaint and rather touching that there is a movement libertarians in the u.s. that thinks Americans … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand’s Anthem

I decided to adapt Ayn Rand’s short story even though the author’s English is fairly readable–if clunky–even in the 21st century. Probably the least approachable feature of her story is the use of the pronoun “we” throughout. Her point was … Continue reading

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Will the ACLU Part Ways with Free Speech?

The Guardian has a new article explaining How the resurgence of white supremacy in the US sparked a war over free speech. Late last summer, the American Civil Liberties Union faced a mounting crisis over its most celebrated cause, which … Continue reading

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Jordan Peterson is Wrong on Forced Monogamy

According to the New York Times, Dr. Jordan Peterson is the Custodian of the Patriarchy. Please prepare to examine some first class propaganda with me. BTW, the original article is behind NYT’s 5 free articles paywall. If you want to … Continue reading

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The Political Establishment is Still Caught in the Headlights

Yet another Guardian article tries to understand the Trump/Brexit phenomena: Liberals still ignore the grievances of the ‘left behind’. Does Nick Cohen get it right? Brendan Behan described critics as being like eunuchs in a harem. “They know how it’s done, they’ve seen … Continue reading

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Trolls Attack Cathy Newman – All White Men Blamed

The Independent has an article on Cathy Newman’s interview of fellow Canadian Jordan Peterson titled Misogynistic abuse against Cathy Newman is a symbol of the backlash against the MeToo movement. The subtitle of the article–“When white men feel they are … Continue reading

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The Evolutionary Psychology Behind Politics

I recently finished the book “The Evolutionary Psychology Behind Politics” by Anonymous Conservative. This book proposes that conservatism and liberalism are outgrowths of human psychologies that have evolved based on r/K Selection Theory. The book has influenced some prominent conservative … Continue reading

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