A Broken Planet

I didn’t really have a dog in the fight in the recent UK election. I have an opinion, of course, but I’m always wary about people from afar who wax eloquent about other people’s elections. Nonetheless, I thought David Keen’s comments rang true. Here’s the money quote:

I’m deeply troubled by the fact that a country with epidemic levels of mental illness and family breakdown, in the process of bequeathing a broken planet to its grandchildren, with around 1m people using food banks, didn’t really engage with any of this during the election. Instead we were told by politicians (and encouraged by the media) to think only of how awful it would be if Scots were involved in government.

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