"Capitalism is like fire: keep it under control and it will give you heat and light; leave it untended and it will consume everything in its path.” ― Billy Bragg Neoliberalism and Class Struggle One of my favourite classes in University has been Social and Political Thought because it's focused on important philosophers who've influenced the … Continue reading Neoliberalism and Class Struggles in Democracy (w/ Karl Marx and David Harvey)
"Rebellion has its roots in government's indifference and incompetence." - Mike Barnicle A Time For Action Recently I've read that more than 300 scientists have signed a declaration endorsing civil disobedience campaigns around the world because pressure is needed for political entities to begin taking this current climate crisis far more seriously. Our situation is critical … Continue reading The Extinction Rebellion is Going Global!
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors." - Plato Canadian Politics 2019 This election feels very important to me, and so I've felt the need to write about it (even though I was supposed to be on a blogging break). I'm not wanting … Continue reading Eh There, Hosers! Think Twice Before Electing Conservative This Year
"Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth... these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security, and women's empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all." - Ban Ki-moon If you haven't heard, Greta Thunberg … Continue reading Attention: Global Climate Strikes! Attend One, Save the Planet