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The ‘Meta-Blog’:
2020 Posts

These are the posts for the year 2020 in Ramblinactivist's ‘Meta-Blog’ – Paul Mobbs' occasional blog which examines the troublesome and often difficult meanings behind today's news and events, rather than simply repeating the 'conventional wisdom' of the mass/social media

Articles in reverse chronological order – most recent first

May 2020

The ‘Meta-Blog’, no.7, 29th May 2020:

Thermal insulation? Yes, you can have too much of a good thing

“We just need houses to be more efficient”, I was told. That’s the problem with people who make (or is it, repeat?) simplistic statements. To make successful change within the world around us, first understand the limits to the changes that you want to enact.

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The ‘Meta-Blog’, no.6, 18th May 2020:

Cooking scones with The Prodigy; or, why do climate campaigners not understand logical fallacies?

Some may not find this recipe tasteful, but then again, that’s the problem we face generally with ‘mainstream activism’ right now.

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The ‘Meta-Blog’, no.5, 1st May 2020:

‘Planet of the Humans’: A (long-form) review of… the reviews.

I saw ‘Planet of the Humans’ when Michael Moore released it on YouTube: The anticipated Cat.5 storm arrived right on time.

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April 2020

The ‘Meta-Blog’, no.4, 16th April 2020:

“Lockdown and Liberation”: A Study in Lifestyles and Systemic Resilience.

Everyone’s moaning about the lockdown being “an end” to everything – be that lives, jobs, or civil liberties. I certainly do not feel that. I think it’s a chance for a review of ‘where we’re at’…

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