The death toll from mountain climbing capitalism is climbing. Er, I mean mounting. Er, uh, rising? The Guardian‘s take on this: Wealth from Destructive Capitalism is Destructive. Who knew?
And of course there’s a podcast about it all.
“What’s our death toll up to in this week’s boutique pay lots of money and die fashionably sweepstakes? 19?”
“The information presented is stark and perhaps unsettling.”
Find the human (not migrants, not immigrants, not aliens, certainly not illegals. Just human. Human.) bodies. There are plenty to look for all over the Arizona Open GIS Initiative for Deceased Migrants map:
“Since January of 2001, over 3,000 undocumented migrants have died within the Pima County OME jurisdiction. The information presented is stark and perhaps unsettling. However, both Humane Borders and the Pima County OME believe that the availability of this information will contribute to fulfilling our common vision.”AOGISIDM
This interactive map of the universe is extremely helpful in understanding our (very, very small) position in space.