Apparently, some folks get a bit peeved when you slip ‘plague’ and ‘humans’ into the same sentence.
The question here wasn’t if the building was going to collapse, but when, and how many workers would be trapped when it did.
The suggestion seemed to be that people hadn’t survived at all, really. They’d just been handed disability as a life sentence.
Many people still freely believe that poor people should not be ‘allowed’ to reproduce.
“we feel an urgent need to change how we measure what a successful food system looks like.”
On the basis of one article, members of the mentally ill community have been tried and found wanting.
“We all live downstream from something.”
FEMA is to the privatization of disaster relief what charter schools are to the privatization of public education
“When I look at the fossil fuel crisis, when I look at the climate crisis, when I look at the economic crisis, I see opportunities to live better. So I am not afraid of it.”
It no longer seems alarmist to conclude that London burning was a precursor of what is to come elsewhere in the industrialized world, including the United States.