9. Only the corporate media could claim with a straight face that our economy HASN'T collapsed.
Perhaps the ivory tower room hasn't fallen yet, but two-thirds of it is dead and rotten. And restarting a few obsolete factories isn't going to fix it.
The economic crisis, globally (i.e. there's no more resources and continents to colonize, so capitalist expansion is coming to an end) is at least as big, and is going to take as much effort to repair, as the global environmental crisis.
One of these days, we will treat corrupt politicians with the same disdain which with we treat child molesters. I'm ready to start today.