Economic and environmental crises

January 3, 2012

Interesting comments from Naomi Klein on the Occupy Wall Street movement.  She makes a connection between the economic and environmental crises that is worth repeating–that they are really two sides of the same crisis or two consequences of a single cause, namely, corporate capitalism. A system based on greed and growth inevitably destroys its own base, whether that be the workers on whose spending power the economic system depends or the natural ecosystem on which all life depends.

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