What Will it Take for Humanity to Survive? (And Why is Trump Such a Complete Bellend?)

The first question is one we’ve considered from various angles over the years on this blog.  The second is, of course, timely – although the important emphasis here is on the ‘complete’.  As we’ll see, they’re very, very connected!

Trying to pursue a socialist argument in a world largely sold on capitalism is always a struggle.  You have to deal with every issue and answer every question in line with the rules of Monopoly, but you don’t want to play Monopoly: it’s a stupid game – there are far better ones – but no-one understands you – or wants to understand you – unless you do.

  • Q:  So, Jeremy, how will your policies ensure that the UK GDP continues to grow after Brexit?
  • A:  I don’t particularly care if it does. It’s a physical law that nothing can increase exponentially for ever: something goes ‘bang’ in the end. We need to look beyond economics for the real answers.

But, of course, if Jeremy says that, he gets carted off to a rest home.  So, instead, he has to pretend that he’s interested in GDP, and that taxing Starbucks will help it.  Well, it might or it might not – that’s close to irrelevant – but, already, we’re having to have the debate on their terms.

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That’s Not What I Meant to Say! (Part 394.3.vii)

A daft one for the summer but a wonderful example of the value of simple English and sound logic.

You may remember this from doing the rounds a few months ago …

Well, we all get the idea – the bad one and the good intention behind it – but just how did this particular road to hell get thus paved?

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Well, Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned!

As predicted some time ago, ‘celebrities’ (to use the term in its loosest sense) are now selling their images for sex robots!  The newest addition may be particular familiar to certain US politicians …

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Welcome to the Future (Part 1,043)

Yes, this is indeed the way it might work!