He reveals how the neo-liberal market ideologies have diminished our democracy through corporate funded think tanks. We have had " four decades of systematic assaults on the liberal/social democratic state". This began with a series of complaints of an “excess of democracy”.
Now we live in a time of "democratic deficit" and "a decline and erosion of democracy that should be the most important focus of critics and citizens alike".
A major study sponsored by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Centre reports that this erosion of democracy "has put western civilization on a track to irreversible collapse. The study focused on population, climate, water, agriculture and energy as the interrelated factors that determine the collapse or survival of civilizations going back 5000 years."
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