Do we want this future? Do we deserve it? Can’t we build a better one?«At any given moment there is an orthodoxy, a body of ideas which it is assumed that all right-thinking people will accept without question. It is not exactly forbidden to say this, that or the other, but it is ‘not done’ to say it, just as in mid-Victorian times it was ‘not done’ to mention trousers in the presence of a lady. Anyone who challenges the prevailing orthodoxy finds himself silenced with surprising effectiveness. A genuinely unfashionable opinion is almost never given a fair hearing, either in the popular press or in the highbrow periodicals.»
A film based on the book ‘Death of the Liberal Class’ by Chris Hedges. Where we unite behind brands, behind celebrities, rather than behind nations. Where we are corporation states. The rise of the Corporate State precipitated everything from income inequality to environmental collapse to the mainstream media’s metamorphosis from a tool of public service into a weapon of private interest.
Do we want this future? Do we deserve it? Can’t we build a better one?