Why climate change and the decline of democracy are happening at the same time

A lot is going wrong at the same time right now: the U.S. is descending into kleptocracy at best (fascism at worst), the U.K. is self-destructing, and the climate change is accelerating. Over the last few years, I've often wondered, "Why are so many bad things happening at the same time? Is it just coincidence?" … Continue reading Why climate change and the decline of democracy are happening at the same time

Why you shouldn’t trust people who support sexual predators

[CW: mention of child sexual abuse] Should you trust people who support sexual predators? My answer is no. Here's why: Anyone who is ethically flexible enough to justify knowingly supporting a sexual predator is ethically flexible enough to justify harming the people who trust and support them. This week's news provides a useful case study. … Continue reading Why you shouldn’t trust people who support sexual predators