Climate Change: Winning Slowly Is the Same as Losing

Bill McKibben in Rolling Stone: There are plenty of tipping points like this: The Amazon, for instance, appears to be drying out and starting to burn as temperatures rise and drought deepens, and without a…

Uber Still Hasn’t Turned a Profit

Sam Kriss on why nationalising Uber won’t work: This is one explanation. But there’s something else simultaneously at work. Uber’s investors are losing billions every year; they must be buying something, beyond the promise that…

Here’s How Breitbart And Milo Smuggled Nazi and White Nationalist Ideas Into The Mainstream

This is really incredible reporting from Joseph Bernstein in Buzzfeed: Indeed, a major part of Yiannopoulos’s role within Breitbart was aggressively testing limits around racial and anti-Semitic discourse. As far as this went, his opaque…

Centrism Dot Biz

From the Centrism Dot Biz “Friend’s” page: Focus Groups These meta-citizens are a crucial tool for centrist politicians, ensuring that they always stay in touch with what principles to pretend to have. Their feedback helps transform…

I’m part of the world’s oldest living culture, but could I kill a zombie with a boomerang? | Tyson Yunkaporta

Tyson Yunkaporta: Indigenous reasoning does not tolerate isolated variables, so from an Aboriginal perspective you can’t ignore the interconnected issues. The threat of nuclear apocalypse is occurring during the greatest species extinction event in aeons.…