Tag: climate

  • The matter of money

    Where were we?Oh , yes: pandemics; rising inequality; and of course the pending implosion of basically all systems, due to climate change. Is there any point in writing? Is there any point of signing petitions which governments don’t even bother to read, of joining protest marches that attract little notice unless they are brutally castigated […]

  • Disappearing the middle ground

    In a phone conversation with a talkative friend the other day, my counterpart’s initial volubility subsided, so that in the end, I was the only one still talking. Afterwards, wondering why his cheeriness had morphed into discouragement, I reached the conclusion that it was my fault. Over the decades, I have been considered a lefty, […]