Applause at Global Summit as Ocasio-Cortez Calls Climate Crisis ‘Consequence of Our Unsustainable Way of Life’: “Because it is unsustainable to organize our society as we have, centered on prioritizing personal gain and profit over any and all human or planetary considerations.”

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It’s just not climate change. Laissez-faire capitalism which is driven by greed, for the gain of the few has created a socio-economic situation which is comparable to the Great Depression. The last time it caused two world wars and rise of fascism. History is repeating itself. And this time it’s gonna be The Climate Wars.

braindead_in

Everyone clapping along thinks everyone else is the problem.

constantino2

This is gonna be unpopular, but, while I like that she recognizes climate change, I don’t think her policies to implement then seem realistic at all. Unless they’ve changed.

IsPhil

She’s gonna be the president some day.

lastoftheromans123

” **it is unsustainable to organize our society as we have** **centered on prioritizing personal gain and profit over any and all human or planetary considerations.”** Sounds good but I’m skeptical it can actually work. A majority of people always prioritize their own personal gain. Most actual socialist regimes have been no different in this respect and Scandinavian societies are still capitalist and based on profit accumulation. What is her plan to change human nature? What about when you actually have to tell your constituents that their standard of living must drop? I would actually love to think something like this is possible but I just don’t see how it could realistically happen in modern society.

DistantGlimmer