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Climate Change Action and Imperialism

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  • Manuel Garcia, Jr. explains how climate change action would kill imperialism.
  • Related: Monbiot | Only rebellion will prevent an ecological apocalypse.

Manuel Garcia, Jr., Counterpunch

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11-21-2018 | Climate change action would kill imperialism, and that is why we can’t have it in America.

American political power is based on fossil fuels, and the US military is the engine that consumes those fuels to produce that power. So long as there is an American political elite that craves lucrative personal prestige and the



We are each left with a choice between: defeatist acquiescence to capitalist-dominated climapocalypse, or the dignity of rebellious aspiration and activism for green socialism.



ability to dominate internationally, the US economy will be fossil-fueled capitalism that maintains the military colossus that enables and protects those elite ambitions.

Manuel Garcia, Jr., once a physicist, is now a lazy househusband who writes out his analyses of physical or societal problems or interactions.

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Monbiot | Only rebellion will prevent an ecological apocalypse. George Monbiot, the Guardian

  • https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/6e13733cf7b23b23c9bf6ca4c3ceeac236bd948f/0_107_3665_2199/master/3665.jpg?width=620&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=172f46dd72e8c7e8f3dfd822058893e7No one is coming to save us. Mass civil disobedience is essential to force a political response.
  • Related: It’s Time to Try Fossil-Fuel Executives for Crimes Against Humanity.
  • Related: The Contented Classes – When Will They Rebel?

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