This is the other half of the old establishment crying for the maintenance of their world. Nothing has changed and we just need to restore order.

This is an accurate description of the past reality. The analysis is accurate if this were the past. It is not.

The issues are not right versus left or Medicare for all versus another billion for each of the 1%. We must move very quickly to a sustainable and carbon neutral economy. Human wellbeing must be made the top priority.

That will not look anything like predatory capitalism or even socialist capitalism. This is not a choice but a test of human survival. The old ways are killing our kind of life on this planet and we are the only hope for that life.

Attempting to minimize change is not an option. Understanding the full extent of change required is the challenge.

Stopping all use of fossil fuels, assuring equitable resource distribution and wellbeing, organizing the migratory movement of some 20% of our planet’s population, and guaranteeing food, housing, medical care, and scientific education planet wide is the start.

We have, maybe, thirty years to do this.

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Educator, CIO, retired entrepreneur, grandfather with occasional fits of humor in the midst of disaster. . .

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