Germany Wants to Tax Citizens With Higher CO2 Use and Gas-Powered Cars.

The German government may tax individuals with high carbon footprints at heavier rates than their fellow, eco-friendly citizens. Activities that could trigger a higher tax rate, as reported by German media outlets, include driving gasoline-powered or large cars, engaging in frequent air travel, and living in a large place of residence. The policy enjoys support from the country’s left-wing Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection Robert Habeck, who recently floated a “climate tax” on new car registrations, according to a strategy paper by the government agency obtained by the German news outlet Handelsblatt. The government described the tax

Dems Intro Bill To Rename FBI HQ To Reflect ‘Diversity’ & ‘Social Justice.’

House Democrats introduced a bill to establish a commission with the power to redesignate the J. Edgar Hoover FBI Headquarters Building to reflect “racial, ethnic, and gender diversity.” The bill would establish a ‘‘National Commission on Renaming the J. Edgar Hoover FBI Headquarters Building’’ that would “review” building’s current designation and “provide recommendations on the redesignation of such building.” The Washington, D.C. building is currently named after J. Edgar Hoover, who served as the first director of the FBI and held the position for nearly half a century. And the six-page bill provides no explanation as to why Hoover’s name

Stadium Bans Non-Woke Fans, Demands ‘Re-Education’ Before Re-Entry

Cambridge United Football Club has issued bans and compulsory re-education for fans who booed players kneeling prior to a soccer game. Players from Cambridge United took a knee to protest alleged racial injustice and inequality before a December 15th game against Colchester United, prompting a handful of fans to boo their misguided actions. As a result, fans “have been asked to undertake education around discrimination and equality before they are allowed back into the Abbey Stadium.” While Cambridge United has not revealed the exact number of fans facing an outright ban or re-education, the club’s Chief Executive Ian Mather described

Lancet Publishes Marxist Ecofeminist Take on Covid Crisis

The Lancet, a “world-leading” medical journal, published a “Marxist ecofeminist analysis” of the COVID-19 pandemic. The analysis, coming from Simon Mair, who’s taught at institutions including University of the Arts: London and University of Surrey, was published December 1st, 2020. The analysis was published in the Lancet, fitting the journal’s “extremely high standards for publishing.” “We are committed to ensuring that our editorial processes meet our standards of excellence,” the medical journal adds. The research paper outlines “the intersection of ecological, feminist, and Marxist economics,” developing an “analysis of neoliberal capitalism as a specific historical form of the economy.” READ THE FULL