March 1, 2020Comments Off on Recently Noted – the chemical industry, government, and personal connections to TCE
Back in the early and mid ‘70s both Karen and I worked in various machine shops and other industrial locations. Trichloroethylene (TCE) was used on a daily basis to clean metals parts and other materials. --->> read more -->>
December 9, 2019Comments Off on The Great Recycling Con video story – recently noted
The New York Times published this video 12/8/2019. Over 90% of “recycleable” plastic materials in the consumer marketplace end up in landfill dumps. A fraud fomented by the plastics and retail marketing industry. Note: There --->> read more -->>
October 4, 2019Comments Off on Recently Noted – Your Burger vs. Transatlantic Flight – how much CO2?
The New Yorker published “Value Meal: Impossible Foods wants to save the world by inventing a better burger” by Tad Friend in the 9/30/2019 issue. During the introductory paragraphs the following statistic was cited: Every four --->> read more -->>
Friday 9/6/2019 Over the last several months I have been working on a restatement of the fundamental characteristics of the capitalist system. In doing this I have been thinking afresh about the current crisis of --->> read more -->>
Plastic packaging is swamping the world with refuse that never degrades and flows into mountains of trash in land dumps and pollutes the oceans. For example, the bottled water industry produces over 50 billion bottles --->> read more -->>
November 5, 2017Comments Off on Recently Noted: The Environment under Trump – from National Geographic
The National Geographic has a running list of the Trump regime’s efforts to save the environment for capitalism. A Running List of How Trump Is Changing the Environment “The Trump administration has promised vast changes --->> read more -->>
June 5, 2017Comments Off on The Environment, Trump, Koch Brothers & Big Money
Trump’s recent announcement that he is leaving the Paris Climate Accord and his ongoing gutting of the Environmental Protection Agency should come as no surprise given his billionaire class Cabinet and advisers. Now it is --->> read more -->>
May 6, 2017Comments Off on Dumping Concrete: a law of capitalism In action – a local example
The May 3rd post “Unbelievable” on our favorite local blog GossipsOfRivertown.blogspot.com caught our attention. This F.H.Stickles concrete truck dumping waste concrete next to a stream running into the Hudson River is a local demonstration of --->> read more -->>
March 4, 2017Comments Off on BEHEMOTH (BEI XI MO SHOU) at TSL Hudson
This 2015 movie by Chinese director Liang Zhao is filled with great cinematography and sounds. It trades back and forth between scenes of enormous horizon gulping coal mines, under ground mines, iron making, and ends --->> read more -->>
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