Extractivism: Defined by Naomi Klein, Exercised Through Privilege

I want to discuss a theory I find to be at the crux of many issues in this world, and I would like to draw on its relation to privilege. Naomi defines extractivism as the practice of removing raw materials from the earth, usually for export to traditional colonial powers, where “value” was then added [...]

an introduction to our current climate; in excerpt form

“So we are left with a stark choice: allow climate disruption to change everything about our world, or change pretty much everything about our economy to avoid that fate. But we need to be very clear: because of our decades of collective denial, no gradual, incremental options are now available to us.”