The Day the Fascist Snowflakes Came to Cancel a Black Lady and a Brown Dude

It began, strangely enough, a noted leftist journalist, who once used to be widely admired. He singled out two minorities — Imani Gandy, a well-known Twitter personality, and, well me. Imani made a joke: “Petition to put white cis dudes on a barge and float them out to sea.” I…

If You Want to Know What the Future is Like for American Women, It’s Being Subhuman Breeders in a Fascist Theocracy

It was never a questions of “if,” but only “when.” Now America’s hard right is in sight of a goal it’s been after for decades: Roe v Wade is, as the pundits say, “poised to be overturned.” Hence, the unbelievably grotesque, almost obscene spectacle of one justice, an accused sexual…

We Need to Start Solving the Four Big Problems in the World Today — Or Else Our Societies Will Continue to Implode

When I look around, I see a world with four Big Problems. But to that list, I’d add a fifth. A problem of a different kind. A problem concerning the other four problems. Denial.

We are solving fake problems today, my friends. With more and more foolish and false “solutions.”…

The Lesson of Omicron is Bigger than Covid — It’s About a Failing Civilization

Another winter, another variant. The message of Omicron, though, isn’t just about Covid. It’s about something deeper — as I think you probably suspect. It’s about the dismal state of everything right about. Our civilization. Our societies. Our world. Our future.

We should be doing better than this, my friends…

The Great Lesson of the 20th Century — and How America Never Learned It

When I say “the modern world,” what do you think of? Probably a great city somewhere, with broad avenues, spacious parks, art and culture, old museums, people buzzing about, public transport thrumming.

Now think of America. People die for a lack of insulin. Young people who can’t afford to start…

You’re Not Going to Like the Answers. They Go Like This: Greed, Indifference and Stupidity

Winter 2020, Alpha. Winter 2021, Delta. Winter 2022, Omicron.

Winter 2023, Epsilon. 2024, Tau. 2025, Omega.

By now, you can easily see the dismal trend I just highlighted.

Right one cue, just as winter arrives, a new variant — a more infectious one, a vaccine resistant one, by all appearances…

The Next Wave of Covid Is Here. How Bad is Omicron Going to Be?

It’s happening, sadly, just as I predicted. Not just me, though. Maria van Kerkhove and Dr. Tedros from the WHO. Gordon Brown, perhaps the last competent politician left in the West. Veritable legions of doctors and scientists. And maybe, probably, even you yourself.

Winter’s barely arrived — and bang, as…

We’re Living Through One of the Greatest Transformations in History — And It’s Time We Started Acting Like It

There’s a cetain set of thoughts that are running through my mind this Thanksgiving. So let me take a moment to share them, beginning with a little story.

There we were, sitting at the Thanksgiving table. A big ole turkey spread out before us. Bowls of cranberry sauce and gravy…

The 20th Century Was About Crises of Demand — But the 21st is About the Crisis of Supplying a Civilization on a Dying Planet

You can’t fail to have noticed by now. Something’s going badly wrong with the economy. Something else, that is — apart from the same old dreck of underpaid, pointless jobs that overwork people to make more money for billionaires who can never spend the fortunes they already have. Something different

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