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Capitalism's grow-or-die imperative stands radically at odds with ecology's imperative of interdependence and limit. The two imperatives can no longer coexist with each other; nor can any society founded on the myth that they can be reconciled hope to survive. Either we will establish an ecological society or society will go under for everyone, irrespective of his or her status.

Ursla Le Guin (1929-2018)

On the Future of the Left, Motherboard, February 4, 2015)

This Week in History:

April 8th - 10th

Test yourself:

Press the buttons to reveal the answers.
1
At London airport how many people died and how many survived?
5 died and 121 survived
2
What did thousands gather for and when?
Martin Luther King's funeral in 1968
3
What toppled and when?
Saddam Hussein's statue in 2003
4
Where was there a political deal and when?
Northern Ireland in 1998
5
Who died and at what age?
Picasso, aged 91

Notes:

The footage from Baghdad is iconic and false - a good example of fake news, that is news that misrepresents events and buries other news of greater signigicance.

Here's a link to an article from the Atlantic which explains why.

There's also a video on YouTube.

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