Crime against humanity?

In this Guardian opinion piece a moral philospher portrays as a crime against humanity the current failure by political and economic leaders to mount and implement a serious global effort in the face of human-made climate change. We are, of course, all complicit and leaders and their parties, at least in systems where they  can be voted out, require the consent of the people. But consent, if one follows Chomsky, can be manufactured by those holding power by means of the media that they support.

The Guardian is one of the few mainstream media that offers articles such as this, though in the independent press (Resilience Today; Common Dreams; Truthout; Truthdig; etc.) such critiques abound. Whether blogs such  add even an iota of purchase against this crime against humanity is hard to tell. But still, I keep on keeping on!

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