George Monbiot has found a good wedge into the establishment’s perverse inconsistencies — and, yes, I have contributed to the crowdfunding campaign — but it doesn’t go far enough. The wedge has to be driven into the heart of the problem, which is the psychopathic creed of the corporations: profit at any cost!
A very powerful essay from George Monbiot.
Today and tomorrow I am posting essays that have nothing to do with dogs! Today, I am sharing George’s gloom about the future, tomorrow I am sharing our human capacity for incredible ingenuity and technology.
Because I sense we are a species of two extremes; the very mad and the very clever!
I don’t have an answer but I can share these two essays.
Today, I give you George Monbiot’s essay Suing For Survival.
Suing For Survival
Our legal action against the government aims to shut down fossil fuels
By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 4th March 2020
Our survival is not an afterthought. The defence of the living planet cannot be tacked retrospectively onto business as usual. Yet this is how almost all governments operate. They slap the word “sustainable” on damaging projects they have already approved, then…
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