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Is it easier to end capitalism than to imagine the end of capitalism?

By Paul Watson on .

I think hard times are coming, when we will be wanting the voices of writers who can see alternatives to how we live now, and can see through our fear-stricken society and its obsessive technologies, to other ways of being. And even imagine some real grounds for hope. We will need writers who…

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Floodland

By Paul Watson on .

The images above are taken from flood.firetree.net and show the islands of Great Britain and Ireland at current sea level, at a 40m rise in sea level, and at a 60m rise in sea level, dramatically changing the shape of the islands as well as significantly reducing their land mass. Even a modest…

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More on The Weird

By Paul Watson on .

“The time for sending messages in bottles has passed. As seas toxify and rise over the shorelines, who will be left to read them? Nonetheless, we have to communicate. So we communicate. To anyone who will listen. Through the haze of wine, cannabis, SSRIs, exhaustion, overwork, climate depression,…

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