Climate Activism and The Davos Disease

As the economic “elites” gather to collude to maintain the extinction stack by undermining democracy and consolidating infrastructural power, many of us are preparing for a much different reckoning. The roaring 20s 2.0 will not be about waving signs and singing songs. Waves of dismantling, glitching, sabotaging, and massive civil disobedience are on their way, and everyone of privilege gets to be involved.
From Dr. Jem Bendell: 
“Activists need to learn from what hasn’t worked…. In particular, climate activists need to learn about economics and power quickly enough to find pathways to change that have more track record than asking the heads of large organisations to change what they have no mandate to change. We haven’t got time for climate activists to catch “Davos disease” and think they can change the world by asking the current elites.”

In announcing the theme for Davos 2020, the Executive Chairman at the World Economic Forum (WEF) explained that: “People are revolting against the economic ‘elites’ they believe have betrayed them…” In case you didn’t realise, Professor Klaus Schwab, was not welcoming the news. He was not celebrating the uprising of people calling for a different […]

via Avoiding Davos Disease as Climate Activists — Professor Jem Bendell

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