Went 2.5/5 to finish 13th out of 30 in Chess and Jazz Berlin’s April Chess 960 tournament. Won or drew the games not playing the Botez Gambit, lost both games playing the Botez Gambit.
Civil disobedience will not be enough to prevent the worst outcomes of global warming we’re now heading towards, nor will holding signs outside of Air Force bases be enough to prevent nuclear war. XR and Last Generation can be entry points in which people organize, and participate, and then most importantly- campaign, and vote during elections.
“We have the tools, the knowledge, and the solutions,” said U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres. “But we must pick up the pace.”
What is to be done? Gun control? Armed teachers? Kinderguardians?
Maybe electing a president who improved the livelihoods and social and economic conditions for Americans would be the most rational way to combat school shootings. Many Americans seem to disagree though
Over recent decades, the U.S. empire peaked and began its decline. It thus follows every other empire’s (Greek, Roman, Persian, and British) classic pattern of birth, evolution, decline, and death. The U.S. empire emerged from and replaced the British Empire over the last century and especially after World War II. Earlier, in 1776 and again in 1812, the British Empire tried and failed militarily to prevent or stop an independent U.S. capitalism from developing. After those failures, Britain took a different path in its relations with the U.S. After many more wars in its colonies and with competing colonialisms across the 19th and 20th centuries, Britain’s empire is now gone.
Act now while you can, and we can solve our issues, but to do so we have to survive, and we are not currently on track to do that. Let’s stop acting like crazy suicidal fools, and do whatever is necessary to live freely and sustainably.
Instead of watching Netflix and jerking off to the myths of capitalism while Biden decides when to blow up the burning planet, let’s 99.99% of us recognize our common interest of survival, and remove greedy stupid irrational suicidal fools from power, stop destroying the planet, and try and live peacefully