Capitalism must die: That’s what’s killing the earth?
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“For the earth to live, capitalism must die.”
So read one of the signs in Manchester last Friday as part of worldwide youth protests about climate change. It ranked right up there with the chant, “hey, hey, ho, ho, climate change has got to go.”
To where, one wonders, is it “to go?” Reasonable people can and do disagree on just how much humans are contributing to climate change. But such mindless chants are meant to suggest that all climate changes are the work of mankind and they will all come to a stop with a snap of our fingers.