Monthly Archives: August 2019

Overpopulation, Climate Change and Capitalism

Podcast available here https://soundcloud.com/user-280580802/39-overpopulation-climate-change-and-capitalism Life appears to become more convenient. Life expectancy is getting longer. AI use in medicine is likely to add more years to life. Polio is essentially eliminated thanks to concerted efforts by governments and NGOs. People … Continue reading

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Andrew Yang Will Destroy Bullshit Jobs

Podcast available here: https://soundcloud.com/user-280580802/38-andrew-yang-will-destroy-bullshit-jobs Andrew Yang frames his presidential campaign around the threat of automation taking more and more jobs. An impending unemployment crisis can no longer be tackled by government retraining programs that turn out to be wasteful and … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson: Profile of a Jester in Serious Times

Podcast available here: https://soundcloud.com/user-280580802/37-boris-johnson-profile-of-a-jester-in-serious-times Boris Johnson has become the new prime minister of the United Kingdom, replacing the wildly unpopular Theresa May, who had failed in her attempt to convince her fellow MPs to vote for the Withdrawal Agreement, which … Continue reading

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