As long as we continue to be preoccupied with material consumption and economic growth that’s based upon material consumption then we’re just sort of pissing in the wind in terms of solving these problems.
Right now I think that the future is probably going to entail a lot of world crisis in terms of developing countries and resource wars…
I really don’t like utopian thinking because I really don’t think if we were to beat back the forces of global capital that that would result in paradise on earth.
[What] if we redeveloped our own local economies in North America and supported ourselves on the basis of what we could grow and what we could produce in our own countries so that we wouldn’t have to be continuously stealing resources from other countries and employing people in other countries?
I fear that those who have access right now will increasingly follow a trend…towards fascism