the freedom to be stupid or informed
to be an inhumane bully or give a voice to the voiceless
to be a billionaire terrified of gullible consumers transforming into informed voters or to champion the unity and equality of Human Rights, Civil Rights and Voting Rights
Whether faith or politics, earth steward or climate denier, ostrich or prophet -- the needs of humanity, power grids, infrastructure and the earth have reached, the level of urgent time limits -- and those resisting an American renewable transformation, tend also, to be against much of what is good for earth and its human inhabitants.
However, there is one universal mantra they chant: no matter how we vote, who we marry, what our color or gender -- we don't matter.
The world's population is consuming more food and water, faster than the earth can produce it. And when supply and demand intersect the crossroad of scarcity, who shall be the first served life giving water and who, left to die fighting in the streets, over an aluminum can of artificial sweeteners?
The connection between California drought and an ocean encroaching on Florida beaches is clarity: Climate Change denying is Energy Apartheid and with our ballots we must unite against Governors, State Legislatures and Congress, for being unfit to govern.
Want to occupy something, Occupy this:
1) Even Bangladesh is installing solar panels at the rate of 70,000 a month
2) Fracking and Keystone pipeline have united cowboys with Indians and farmers with ranchers, against both
3) Americans use more energy between midnight New Year's Eve and noon on January 2nd than the continent of Africa uses in a year.
The World Health Organization reports, there is massive migration in the Pacific as people race against death by Climate Injustice, but western Corporations create new Climate Refugees, every day.
Sixteen thousand Americans in Richmond, California having to go to the hospital, because Chevron repeatedly ignoring the humanity of remorse in favor of the laws of profit, is no accident of nature.
Who is it that insists oil dependency and fossil fuels are better for America's financial, physical and mental health, than farmers and communities creating their own renewable free energy from corn cobs and batteries?
Who is denying our weather has changed dramatically for millions of Americans and Global Warming, whether due to Climate Change or not, will enslave our next generations if not deny them, their very existence?