The Australian Government Broadcaster asks if we should ditch Democracy to ensure a climate change response

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system-change-neil-white-guardian Photo: Climate Justice Now! Statement on Climate Change from COP-15, Copenhagen, December 2009. Photo: Neil White/Guardia

Story submitted by Eric Worrall: The Australian Broadcasting Corporation, a taxpayer funded media organization, has just asked whether we should consider restructuring democracy to ensure an efficient response to the climate “crisis”.

The first paragraph;

“Is it democracy that is blocking progress on climate change or the current limited version of it that pervades Western society?” pretty much sums up the rest of the article, which spends several paragraphs praising authoritarianism, before chickening out and trying to suggest that governments are acting contrary to the wishes of voters.”

The article quotes one of our old favorites, Naomi Oreskes, who celebrates China’s authoritarian political process; “China’s ability to weather disastrous climate change vindicated the necessity of centralised government … inspiring similar structures in other, reformulated nations.”

To me, what this bizarre effort suggests more…

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One Comment on “The Australian Government Broadcaster asks if we should ditch Democracy to ensure a climate change response”

  1. It is I only says:

    We are lead by insane monkeys with the help of retarded monkeys in MSM.

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