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  •  enormous amounts of money are already.... (10+ / 0-)

    ...being lost over climate change.  

    For example, losses to agriculture due to shortages of surface water.

    For example the loss of Canadian forestry due to the pine borer beetle.

    But all that this accomplishes so far, is to rachet up the social darwinist spiral of, in this case, consolidations of more and more economic power into fewer and fewer hands, and ultimately into the hands of the financial industry at the expense of all forms of productive enterprise.  

    The end of that road is either in some kind of social democracy or socialism, or in some kind of feudalism and a new Dark Age.  Military theorists are already expecting a new Middle Ages, and are doing their best to find strategies to prevent it decaying into a new Dark Age.  

    For our part, we should be agitating for full-on social democracy, as in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, etc.

    •  This is why global capital (2+ / 0-)
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      FishOutofWater, kyril

      on-board the climate change ship. They all know what's coming and will either seek to either profit from it or avert damage to their industries.

      They tortured people
      To get false confessions
      To fraudulently justify
      Invasion of Iraq!
      -Seneca Doane

      by James Kresnik on Tue Oct 13, 2009 at 08:33:29 AM PDT

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