“The Citizens United campaign finance decision by Chief Justice John Roberts and a Supreme Court majority of conservative judicial activists is a dramatic assault on American democracy, overturning more than a century of precedent in order to give corporations the ultimate authority over elections and governing.” – The Editors. The Nation
Our mothers threw up their hands failing to get us to eat our vegetables. Since then we, the American kids, have become excellent practitioners of the art of eventuality avoidance–we should print diplomas for ourselves. Non-pleasant, unavoidable ingestables are not getting in easily so don’t even try feeding us climate change. Yuck, no! That’s not yummy. And, it’s not going down without a fight.
“The threat of climate change and global warming, fueled by relentless commercialization and excessive consumption, has turned into a fighting ground for both policymakers and concerned citizens. The coming decade is set to determine not only a collective response to reducing carbon emissions, but the entire future direction for international development and the global justice movement.” – http://www.stwr.org/climate-change-environment
Climate change is hard. Environment studies equal sophisticated sci-fi contraption devises that few have access to. How can we trust the internet or TV news to not be lying? At the moment, in North America it’s difficult…
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