I saw today a site specializing in “economy” (something that starts with “capi” and ends with “tal”) mentioning the fact that the next smartphone of the apple brand, as they say, would be sold without its charger. My first reaction was: “What a bastard! Yet another way to make economies of scale and force the purchase of an accessory and therefore to get the margin that you don’t necessarily make on the hardware itself”. And then I read the comments…

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The coronavirus crisis would be a warning issued by nature to remind mankind that it has a place in a larger whole. Humanity is therefore bound to rethink its attitude and no longer set out to conquer wilderness areas for enrichment; it will no longer destroy entire areas of the planet just for money and power. The governments of all countries will have no choice but to impose on societies a reasonable and responsible attitude leading to the survival of all humanity.

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Greta Thunberg forces the politicians to mumble some semblance of interest in the future of humanity. But they still can’t rethink the models (economic, social), because GDP is nice. I say bravo, Greta. Let’s be consequential and recognize that this fight has a lot more muzzle than those in favour of free trade (of wealth, no lives).

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Here we go again. Regularly, politicians, media and other agitators of thought hit a line of “veilophobia”. Once again, the finger is pointed at a piece of cloth not to mention the underlying societal problems, the disintegration of society under the weight of inequalities linked to neoliberal positions.

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The French gorvernment declared its desire to ban pesticides from fences. It wants to prohibit their dispersion at less than ten metres from houses. We have then heard farmers (at the TV, he was from Toulouse for example) complaining about the millions of hectares lost… which would lead to the end of countless land farmers in France.

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