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Are power hierarchies inevitable in human society?

Low Impact

Murray Bookchin, in The Ecology of Freedom , posits that in hunter-gatherer society there was / is no official hierarchy. The best hunters get respect, and are listened to, but they don’t have power to make other tribe members do what they want, apart from strength of character.

The return of the population bombers

Green Blog

In New York’s Times Square, members of the Committee to Defend Biodiversity handed out condoms in colorful packages depicting endangered animals, while a huge and expensive video billboard warned that “human overpopulation is driving species extinct.”. In the United States, groups such as Californians for Population Stabilization, Carrying Capacity Network, and the grossly misnamed Progressives for Immigration Reform do the same, arguing that immigrants are enemies of the environment.