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La cuccagna | 2017 | street artist: blu

If you’re in a system where you must make profit in order to survive, you are compelled to ignore negative externalities, effects on others — Noam Chomsky

Markets are lethal, if only because of ignoring externalities, the impacts of their transactions on the environment — Noam Chomsky

Global warming pollution, indeed all pollution, is now described by economists as an “externality.” This absurd label means, in essence: we don’t have to keep track of this stuff, so let’s pretend it doesn’t exist — Al Gore

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