Two matters continue to puzzle me:

First, how can an emissions trading scheme – beloved by everyone from the conservatives to the greens – tackle the problem of global warming? If our mode of production, capitalism, is the ultimate cause of global warming, then how can a ‘market-based’ capitalist approach be the solution? It is like asking a financier to rebuild a firm with the same policies that caused its initial collapse – oh shit, they already tried that one. Better to dump the system that caused it in the first place.

Second, why do my ageing undies always creep up my right bum cheek? It matters not how I arrange my block-and-tackle, for the same side always heads north.

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