The US ‘democracy’ has spent the last fifty years undermining a response to climate change…// Democracy’s Peril and Promise: Let the Ukraine Crisis Awaken Action

Whether it is a brutal dictator or the climate crisis that has our attention, only with a democracy do we feel empowered to confront the problems of our time.

Source: Opinion | Democracy’s Peril and Promise: Let the Ukraine Crisis Awaken Action | Frances Moore Lappé

The problem is that in the US at least, what we see isn’t democracy. And in any case, this ‘democracy’ has known since the 1950’s of the danger of climate change and deliberately suppressed correct information or any action needed to prevent catastrophe. And the public has been so brainwashed by this capitalist governmental oligarchy that it resists any climate action.

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