From 2021 – new articles on Inequality and Climate Change

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Problems 45: Texas Freeze & two articles on Eugenics.

Texas: Deregulated Electricity Hurts Its Customers.
The USA has been hit by a series of climate disasters.  The freeze of early 2021 was special, because much of the misery was caused by anti-state and pro-market policies.
Breeding For Superior Beings – the Dangers of Eugenics
The Eugenics Congress, London 1912
Concern about the idea of selectively breeding humans, and preventing some from breeding.
Click to get the whole magazine as a free PDF.

Problems 46: Power To All Our Friends!

How to fix Climate Change and keep Modern Civilisation.
The Climate Crisis began with a steady rise in average global temperatures from the 1980s. And it gets steadily worse, with a series of no-longer-rare weather disasters. Crises that are even worse than if we had a simple increase of one or two degrees in the average in an otherwise unchanged pattern of global weather.
Civilisation is certain to survive, but perhaps with some decades of hardship and an actual shrinkage of population. And a probable ending of Western hegemony, with the New Right probably reclassified as wreckers of what they’d inherited.
The BBC should have a prime-time Weather World once a week, showing global patterns and listing any recent disasters. This would help change public opinion by continuous drips of alarming news.
The Western elite are finally reacting. But still give priority to their own power and privilege.

Click to get the whole magazine as a free PDF.

Problems 47: Millionaires Then and Now

Multi-Millionaires as a Blight on Civilization
Why the very rich have never been a real Meritocracy.  How they have grabbed an increasing share of the social  wealth, thanks to government policies from the 1980s.  Why it has never been a real Free Market.  How Trickle-Down was a fraud. Promises of low taxes  and a smaller state were untrue.

Elites In History
Today’s millionaires are the heirs of the slave-owning  elites of early civilisations. And why nothing today is  like Classical Rome’s undemocratic republic.

Available as a PDF: Problem Labour 47 – Millionaires Then and Now.

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