the foundations of oppression can't be plucked up without the anger of a multitude

Posts Tagged ‘climate change

Being right, annoyingly

leave a comment »

I saw an acquaintance on Twitter – a Labour-voting millennial – announce that out of guilt, she would be buying ‘reusable make up wipes’; that her new washing machine doesn’t have a tumble dryer; and that she was thinking of buying a bike. This new concern for environmentalism was sparked, she said, as a result of having seen David Attenborough’s latest documentary with footage of overcrowded walruses dying from cliff tops, Extinction Rebellion’s protests and from following on Twitter, 16 year old Swedish environmental protestor, Greta Thunberg.

Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg -the new generation’s not-so-new ideas about saving the environment

Read the rest of this entry »

Written by angrysampoetry

April 21, 2019 at 12:47 pm

Survival of the Fittest

leave a comment »

“To be politically correct, organisations don’t use the term ‘Darwinian’ or talk about ‘survival of the fittest’, but I am increasingly finding that at elite dinner parties there is already discussion of who the survivors will be.”

– James Martin (multi-millionaire), Oxford Today, Summer 2011 Read the rest of this entry »

Written by angrysampoetry

October 29, 2011 at 8:56 am