Politics and its Discontents: Truly, Profoundly Disturbing

I have just finished reading a long article in National Geographic, one that, without any use of hyperbole, should disturb all of us deeply and profoundly. But thanks to our capacity to ignore anything that disturbs our worldview, the article’s dire warning will likely provoke little concern and no alteration of our bloated, cossetted and ...

Politics and its Discontents: Sign Signs, Everywhere A Sign

With apologies to the Five Man Electrical Band: Would it be fair to say we are drowning in our excesses? Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: Just The Beginning

I think we all know that this story, and many others like it, will not end well. A long-running rift in the Larsen C ice shelf grew suddenly in December and now just 20km of ice is keeping the 5,000 sq km piece from floating away. Larsen C is the most northern major ice shelf ...