“The weird difference between some of Musk’s famous vaporiffic moonshots and the kid-sized submarine is that Musk actually built the sub. But it’s nothing more than a useless stunt. Not only did Musk show up too late to help, he showed up with a tool that wasn’t even helpful. As it seemed increasingly obvious that the sub wouldn’t actually rescue any boys from the cave, Musk later tweeted that it “could also be used as an escape pod in space.” So at least there’s that non-existent contingency.”
A kid-sized submarine arrived in northern Thailand, just a few hours before the final four members of a youth soccer team and their coach were rescued from the flooded Tham Luang cave complex. Elon Musk, whose minions had built the sub out of SpaceX rocket materials for the sole purpose of moving th…
Welcome to the fold Cynthia Nixon for New York
Nixon’s campaign against Cuomo, who has governed as a fiscal centrist, has won support from offshoots of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign.
Never forget what happens when government and corporate oligarchs merge. This photo, taken a few days ago, is not of a forgotten World War I battlefield. It is on Cabin Creek, West Virginia. From this machine gun nest, or “pillbox,” corporate employees fired automatic weapons at coal miners, their wives, and children for the capital offense of trying to join the union. This was done with the full knowledge and blessing of the government. With the Mountain State’s recent “Right to Work” legislation, the corporate oligarchy soils the memory of our ancestors.
“Insurgent candidates’ climate plans, then — involving large-scale government investment and economy-wide transformations — aren’t just populist and politically salient in the sense that they’re promising jobs and a higher standard of living. They’re also more firmly in line with the science than the market fixes Bloomberg imagines.”
Insurgent candidates are running on bold stances, but there’s been less focus when it comes to preventing the potential end of human civilization.