In the general consciousness, the lessons of Martin Luther King seem to have been forgotten, especially today, as the US faces a similar divide to that which he sought to bridge.
We’re a nation divided over climate change. However, it is our morality that binds and blinds us, so we believe ourselves to be right.
1968 was a year beset by great division, one that birthed great international protest. If we’re looking to change the world of tomorrow, we should look to yesterday.
Fossil fuel divestment is the act of consumers using their wallets to force companies to invest more responsibly. Scott Morrison sees this as a threat to the nation.
The modern discourse is in trouble. Instead of protest bringing change, I’ve found that it’s quickly just become a way to hear oneself talk, and facts be damned.