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What comes after Capitalism? Identifying the correct answer to that question, one I do not pretend to know, in addition to facing the fact that the question is a life or death one- on a global scale, is a basic requirement for the life, liberty, and happiness of the human race.

The financial system is nearing another crash, like the sub-prime mortgage crash of 2007 and 2008, writes Steve Rushton at Occupy.com in his report summarizing a recently published European Green Party paper, The Price of Doing Too Little Too Late.

Rushton outlines how investors, pension funds and banks are so heavily invested in companies that earn money by destroying the planet that when the actual wake-up call comes, when the alarm clock goes off and the climate change deniers and their corporate blood sucking psychopaths who pay for the propaganda that enables climate change deniers to pretend that there is still a debate to be had over the Apocalyptic course that human induced climate change has us on-- when those people and those beliefs that together want to extract fossil fuel reserves when we KNOW that if the human race is to survive we must leave at least half of current fossil fuel reserves in the ground if not three quarters- when, all the Sean Hannity's, and Sarah Palin's and Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma -- he who, parenthetically it should be noted, likes to quote quotes Genesis 8:22 (While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease")  and  added, "God's still up there. The arrogance of people to think that we human beings would be able to change what He is doing in the climate is to me outrageous" -- when Tomorrow or tomorrow or tomorrow all these aiding and abetting murders meet the fate of all our yesterdays that have lighted fools the way to dusty death and we wake collectively from our slumber brought on by the gears and the levers that operate the odious machine and we become so sick that we can not take part, even passively take part, and we come together like old flattop grooving up slowly to indicate to the people who own this capitalist machine that unless we are free, this machine will be prevented from working at all and we transition on a massive global shift towards more sustainable energy practices occurs, that funds with heavy carbon exposure- and that number is 95% of all global investment according to the study- will face a shock, that in fact, the carbon bubble will burst and bring own the global financial system.

Ok, that may have been a run on sentence.

To sum up: The economy will crash again, according to Rushton, because we are so addicted to constant growth, and quarterly capitalism that the global financial elite will march us to the edge of the 2 degree climate cliff just to squeeze some more profit from the products and systems that are killing us.
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So add one more obstacle to slow the glacial pace (and I mean that in the pre-climate change era of the word) of a coordinated global effort to get the human race untied from the train tracks before the locomotive that is a 2 degree rise in global temperature: our inability to ditch the written and unwritten rules of capitalism.

Put that in your feedback loop and smoke it.


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Free market Capitalism became Crony Capitalism, wh... by David McElroy on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 9:28:51 AM
 Sir, This is a place where some mathem... by Ad Du on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 12:27:55 PM
"Fascism leads to Communism, as Lenin would tell ... by Jim Arnold on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 7:47:13 PM
I wrote the following awhile ago and I think it is... by Philip Pease on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 9:35:00 AM
Phillip, capitalism views everything as a resource... by Jack Flanders on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 12:27:12 PM
I am not sure there any more than two directions ... by Hosea McAdoo on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 9:41:49 AM
There are many options. Some cultures have done v... by Jack Flanders on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 2:53:37 PM
What is your definition of capitalism? ... by BFalcon on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 9:44:34 AM
My definition means little unless it is similar t... by Hosea McAdoo on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 11:37:19 AM
I agree that there has to be control. But I am n... by BFalcon on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 12:22:11 PM
My definition for capitalism is the institutional... by Jack Flanders on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 12:04:28 PM
I am sure that Koch brothers love your definition... by BFalcon on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 12:24:12 PM
What is "captialism" other than a system that est... by Jack Flanders on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 1:10:56 PM
Your "plan of action" offers little alternative. ... by BFalcon on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 3:59:22 PM
I was not aware that I offered a plan of action...... by Jack Flanders on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 5:55:23 PM
See, this is your "plan" or a variant of it: &nb... by BFalcon on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 6:45:56 PM
I think the most efficient transaction possible i... by Jack Flanders on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 9:37:04 PM
I don't know if you are aware of that but you kee... by BFalcon on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 10:17:25 PM
BFalcon, I understand your position. I used to be... by Jack Flanders on Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 at 6:46:39 AM
You defined it right. And the "bad,bad actor" was... by BFalcon on Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 at 10:05:44 AM
I am talking about economics, not governance. Nor... by Jack Flanders on Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 at 4:06:06 PM
sounds more like normal capitalism to me. ... by zon moy on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 10:52:27 PM
Perhaps you are too young to remember Kennedy year... by BFalcon on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 11:51:34 PM
Sir,  I know you addressed the author. But ju... by Ad Du on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 1:27:45 PM
(Cont.) - one learns they need other credenti... by Ad Du on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 1:36:10 PM
There is no after. Capitalism has always been and ... by Bill Johnson on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 3:10:10 PM
Feudalism begs to differ. ... by BFalcon on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 4:04:10 PM
only four things can follow capitalism, those woul... by zon moy on Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 10:54:42 PM
Buddhist economics is a way to move away from Capi... by Philip Pease on Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 at 9:15:40 AM
Fascinating. Thank you. The article raises many ... by Jack Flanders on Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 at 4:19:29 PM
This quote from Dwight D. Eishenhower on April 16... by Stanislaus Wojnowski on Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 at 8:17:12 PM
"Every gun that is made, every warship that is la... by Stanislaus Wojnowski on Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 at 8:32:17 PM