Originally posted by Bosse de NagePushing for someone else to bomb, BDN?
Capitalism may be to blame for the lack of life on Mars, Venezuela's socialist president Hugo Chavez says.
"I have always said, heard, that it would not be strange that there had been civilisation on Mars, but maybe capitalism arrived there, imperialism arrived and finished off the planet," Mr Chavez said in a speech to mark World Water Day.
Originally posted by Bosse de NageThis might help:
It was heavy going at first but a kind kindergarten pupil explained it to me slowly.
Originally posted by no1marauderThanks I'm familiar with all these figures. Humanity is a cancer on the face of Mother Earth.
This might help:
1.1 billion people live without clean drinking water
2.6 billion people lack adequate sanitation (2002, UNICEF/WHO JMP 2004)
1.8 million people die every year from diarrhoeal diseases.
3 900 children die every day from water borne diseases (WHO 2004)
Daily per capita use of water in reside ...[text shortened]... and Michelle Malkin to consider if you're not too busy yukking it up about how crazy Chavez is.
Originally posted by rwingettThe first target is the People's Democratic Republic of China. Deng said, It is glorious to be rich! Now more than a billion Chinese think the same way -- and they're damming up every river in sight to feed their insatiable demand for energy -- energy in service of the State Capitalist Machine.
If capitalism is left unchecked...
Of course there are alternatives. It remains to be seen if we have the fortitude to break the ever escalating cycle of consumerism.