Adbusters - # 147 – Is World Revolution Possible?
How do we want democracy in the 21st century to look? What does it look like now? How will we achieve this renewing vision?
Democracy is in need of a revolutionary shake-up. This coming year — the Year of the Rat — could be our last great chance to enact radical change. Or we better make it so: we might not have many days left before our chances, and our time, are up. For good.
But who can we turn to for leadership? Nobody has a clue about how to get us out of the existential fix we’re in. Nobody but we, the People, can conjure up the metamemes — ideas so profound that a sane, sustainable future is unthinkable without them — to shift the tone of our era and lift us out of this doomsday bind.
Single-occupancy ban. Permaculture. True Cost. Anything is possible in the Year of the Rat. (Editorial)