All this talk about oil dependency got me thinking about other global problems that our legislators make superficial efforts to fix. Thanks to constituents’ indifference and populist sentiment, political leaders apply band-aids instead of searching for comprehensive, long-term solutions.
Oil dependency, weapons trafficking, human trafficking, global warming, AIDS, widespread hunger, 16,119 species in danger of extinction, terrorism and genocide are large scale challenges that most people wish would just go away. Unfortunately they do not. That’s why it’s imperative