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Response to Octafish (Reply #6)

Sun May 3, 2015, 03:32 PM

11. i think it's important, for myself, to cop to the fact that I actually "supported" globalism

in the 90s. I was young and my idea of "globalism" was 'everyone would have SE30s and we'd all telecommute doing fascinating cultural production projects.' which SOME people can do now...getting paid for it is another issue entirely.

I wasn't so much behind Clinton as I was Steve Jobs. I didn't understand about manufacturing, so when it was pitched as "this will be great for the environment" I was like, sign me up. But what was hidden in that is that we'd have no more industrial base, which has been worse for the environment b/c we've switched to resource extraction like fracking which is way dirtier.

they lied to us then, and they're lying to us now. I fell for it once, but i'm not getting fooled again. and neither should anyone else.

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