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Nafeez Ahmed – Beyond Extinction – Transition To Post-Capitalism Is Inevitable

In Margaret Atwood’s powerful essay [It’s Not Climate Change It’s Everything Change] on the reality of climate change and its implications for the future of oil-dependent industrial civilization she tells two vastly distinct stories of our future. The first is a tale of dystopia – a future so bleak, it would make Hollywood moguls looking for the next science fiction …

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Chris Floyd – Dung Bettles: Pope Denounces Davos Dominionists

*This is an edited version of my latest Counterpunch Magazine column.*  We are living in a world gone through the looking glass when the most strident, unequivocal — even scatological! — denunciations of capitalism and its discontents are coming from … the Bishop of Rome. While Bernie Sanders pushes centrist notions as “radical” reforms and Britain’s so-called Labour Party tries …