Back in the 1960s and '70s, society and its leaders where confronted with the reality that the more we consumed and polluted, the faster our children and grand children would face horrific consequences. It's 2021, yet the disregard continues, even as the consequences dance before our eyes.
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has a message for Democrats, leaders and voters, that we need to listen to and heed, or what's left of our democracy will disappear.
I have a too tiny readership, though it does span the globe. That's why I feel like I should apologize for my overly American-centrist tone.
What can I say, this is my homeland, where I grew up, and where I've done most all of my traveling, where my friends and family and most of my memories exist and where I'll die, so it is what it is. If anyone would care to share their perspective regarding these matters, please do leave a comment.
We in America have been watching a ‘hostile takeover’ being waged upon our government. Actually, too many have been oblivious to it. This ‘hostile takeover’ attempt traces its roots to a reactionary rejection of both environmentalism, and human rights improvements by a few of the world's billionaires and tons of Dark Money.
Why, because investing in the future threatened their gluttonous short term profit dreams.
It was a direct reaction to the increasingly successful human rights, and environmental movements of the '50s, '60s, ‘70s. Back in the '50s scientists finally began to gain a realistic globally holistic, big-picture appreciation for Earth's interconnected complexity and harmony. Plate tectonics, evolution, DNA and unraveling biological secrets, deconstructing atoms along with all their cascading implications and impacts.
In the '60s this growing understanding received a slap in the face and kick in the butt, with the realization that the mathematical real-earth observational data regarding current trends was not looking good.