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Rebel Rampage & “Scorched Earth”

Rebel Rampage is a protest music group of which we here at LR are very fond. They do important, thoughtful, and powerful art attacking Trump and the whole world of late capitalist corruption he represents. The group has just released a new music video, Scorched Earth (see below), a powerful indictment of corporate America’s failure…

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Notes From A Drying, And Dying, Land

Readers may know that LR Net’s home office, such as it is, is in the great state of New Mexico. You may also know that New Mexico is an arid place. Technically, we live in a high mountain desert, which can be both cold and dry. These features give the state a strange but genuine…

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Troglodytes – Part II

A short while ago, we wrote about an interesting proposal to turn the U.K.’s coal mines into underground farms (see “Progressive Troglodytes“). We thought it was an interesting idea– for, that is, a country like the United Kingdom which has limited land area and needs to import more of its food than it is entirely…

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The End Of Us All

Just in case you missed it, the naturalist and intellectual David Attenborough just warned the world that unless something is done to deal with climate change, civilization will collapse. The Guardian reports that Attenborough told the UN Climate Change summit that, “The world’s people have spoken. Time is running out. They want you, the decision-makers,…

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Putin’s Pup Roasts World

Desert 1

So, here’s just a quick thought about the geopolitical consequences of global warming, plus maybe a modest proposal. We know that Trump and Trump’s people deny global warming, even while it is obviously happening. We got fires and floods to prove it. Yet, they keep right on pretending that it isn’t happening, or, if it…

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Out Of The Mouths Of…Shell?

From the people you’d least expect… The Washington Post is reporting that Royal Dutch Shell is preparing for a world in which people take climate change seriously. It notes that the company has prepared a report that envisions a world in 2017 where “we would be using far less of the company’s own product —…

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Confounds The Science

It has been around for a while, but if you haven’t seen it, definitely watch this wonderful video from the Parody Project, Confounds the Science. Beginning as what seems to be a (really rather good) cover of the Simon & Garfunkel classic, The Sound of Silence, the music suddenly becomes a very funny parody of…

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