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    A defense of Planet of the Humans

    I'm really enjoying this dialogue. Anybody for moving to Vancouver? Seriously, I'll take up a few of Ted's points first. a) The Theory of Change presented at the Green New Deal Summit looks pretty good. You didn't say what the debate around it was, nor whether it was accepted. Nonetheless...
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    A defense of Planet of the Humans

    Many good points made today. I'll make three quick responses: 1. Reforms achieved can be very valuable both to how people are able to live and as a counterpoint to right-wing ideology. Here in Canada we've had Medicare for about 60 years. It is defended by virtually everyone because virtually...
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    A defense of Planet of the Humans

    I'm glad we're on the road to a productive discussion here. A few points: - Yes, I'm much impressed with Richard Smith's articles. I haven't read his book "Green Capitalism..." yet but I hope to. Most of my ecological analysis has come from Monthly Review with the data coming from a wide...
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    A defense of Planet of the Humans

    Hi Ted: You make valid criticisms of the film. However... For several years a group of ecosocialists and I have been doing presentations on to unions, community groups, church groups, etc on the ecological crisis. We've been critical of a good deal of the science for not being integrated...
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    A defense of Planet of the Humans

    'Green' billionaires behind professional activist network that led suppression of 'Planet of the Humans' documentary | The Grayzone This new article gave me the technical tools with which to judge the film more adequately. Moreover, by doing so, the central points of whether the focus on...
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    Afforested Sahara in Northern Africa?

    I haven't seen any mention of the people who live in and around the Sahara.
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