“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Monday, October 24, 2022

I'm Talking to Just Stop Oil tomorrow (zoom)

 ...I'm sure you can register. You need to find out how. You just enter some minimal details so they know who you are, then you can see me Atwood Varoufakis Chomsky Corbin talking about soup. 

7pm UK time

1pm Texas time

2am friends in Thailand time

Sunday, October 23, 2022

After Six Years of Trying, I Finally Got Leaf Blowers Banned in My Street

 ...and it's because two people threw a can of tomato soup at a Van Gogh sunflowers painting. I'm going to make a podcast about it tomorrow, for Patreon. 

Friday, October 14, 2022

Here Is a Paragraph from My New Book, Hell on Earth. I Want You to Copy and Paste It to Every Available Online Surface, Now.

Fundamentalists already have incomprehensible revelations and Jeremiads. They don’t need page one with its global warming data dump trauma porn, and the editorial where Eeyore with a pounding hangover tells you that you’re an evil hypocrite because oil and animal products, or that the world is so much darker than your feeble mind could possibly comprehend. They’ve got all that already, a much better version actually, where Jesus loves them anyway. Why would they give that up? We’ve been doing this all wrong, how we talk to each other about the climate emergency.