Is this a socialist moment? I hear this question when I travel. So here is the answer I usually give when asked at public meetings.
The mainstream media, via The Washington Post, has apparently seen fit to join the rabid right's revival of the old anti-Communist crusade.
"Goodbye Africa, goodbye South Asia; goodbye glaciers and sea ice, coral reefs and rainforest; it was nice knowing you." Such was George Monbiot's dismay as the recent Copenhagen Climate Conference ended.