@gendor @douginamug @klivemachine I think this take on carbon tax is pretty biased and incomplete (at best). First of all, it focuses on the stupidest way of taxing carbon: not redistributing the benefits (like what France wanted to do... then of course the Yellow Jackets showed up).
But if you redistribute you get both social *and* environmental benefits and pave the way to UBI.
So I really do not think we should be opposing carbon tax and other measures, they can and should be complementary.
If "Eliminate fossil fuel subsidies" is just as effective as the Baker-Schultz plan, you don't even need an A4 page, you could print it on a fortune cookie paper 😉 Then you can start focusing on rapidly transitioning to renewables instead.
The Baker-Schultz climate plan is the best climate there is right now—convince me otherwise
- simple: 3 points
- implementable: comparatively small legislative footprint
- federateable: positive effect even if not every country does it
I think that Ginsburg will be referencing the bible too... I imagine almost all Moloch references trace back to bible.
Do either of you have a nice intro/primer on Ophuls? I read Ostrom's 'Governing the Commons' for context (which I highly recommend).
Pro-tip from a medical worker I've seen:
"If you’re having a hard time with glasses fogging or keeping your mask up over your nose, a simple bandaid does wonders. Learned it in the OR."
One of the under-reported stories of the 2020 election is that ranked choice voting was used for the first time in a US presidential election, in the state of Maine. A ranked ballot dramatically mitigates the "spoiler" effect of third party candidates (think Jill Stein 2016/Ralph Nader 2000).
There are good reasons to consider other voting methods, but RCV is a huge improvement over simple first-past-the-post voting. I hope we'll see it in more states soon.
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