Greta Thunberg and Abby Martin at COP26 in Glasgow Scottland (Nov 2021)

Greta Thunberg and Abby Martin Hammer COP26 as a Greenwashing Sham

Introduction I don’t normally do temporal newsy things like this, but I saw these amazing quotes floating around social media about COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland and I had to post them because they are both too good to pass up and comment on. I have 2 quotes from COP26 for you to ponder: Greta Thunberg’s […]

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Me. Me. Me again in 37 minutes. Beating the dead horse of 'Capitalism is bad'.

Capitalism Q&A from Discord (June 2021)

Introduction This is the second Capitalism Q&A from Discord post I have written to answer a great set of questions and comments posted to my Discord server from one of my long time followers on my Twitch live stream where I talk leftist politics a few times a week. I was originally going to post my comments to Discord, […]

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TVP Closeup of Domes

My Comments on the PDBR Boston Article on The Venus Project and The Zeitgeist Movement

In response me posting article on The Venus Project John Spritzler posted a link to a PDBR Boston article as a response – The Venus Project and the Zeitgeist Movement (PDBR Boston). However, my response was that I had serious issues with what the PDBR article said, although I did not have time to post my thoughts. So, I will post my thoughts on that article here.

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Tension within Monetary Systems Flow Chart

Tension and the Harms of Methods of Exchange

The genesis for this post is from my weekend Twitch stream where I stream politics on Fridays (for ~3 hours) and Saturdays (for ~ 1 hour). I was wanting to add something different to my stream to help make my thoughts clearer to others, so I was thinking using Scapple which is an amazing mind mapping tool that I use A LOT when I write or when I need to attempt to clarify my thinking (such as you see in this post).

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The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-Being

Read: The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone’s Well-Being

Introduction The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone’s Well-Being(Pickett and Wilkinson, 2019) is an amazing book and is written as a follow up to their previous work Read: The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger (Pickett and Wilkinson, 2009) which was also an amazing read. I […]

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Cover for the book: The Spirit Level Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger

Read: The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger

Introduction A fellow progressive friend of mine recommended that I read The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger by Richard Wilkinson, Kate Picket because it dealt with inequality and how it explains most of our societal problems which sounded very interesting. After tearing through it over the last day or so I just […]

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