The scale of chaos and death threatening humanity via the two-fold crises of economic collapse and war is beyond intolerable for anyone endowed with a brain and even a partially functioning conscience.
The potential for a shared future for global development stands in stark opposition to forces who would rather use the crisis of economic collapse and viral pandemics to usher in a new age of fascism.
After unveiling the challenge to go to the Moon “within the decade”, Kennedy demonstrated the powerful thinking when he gave a speech at the UN on September 20, 1963 calling for US-Russia collaboration on the moon landing as the basis for an escape from the Cold War logic of Mutually Assured Destruction.
The US Department of Defense’s bloated budget, along with CIA venture capital, helped to create tech giants, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and PayPal. The government then contracts those companies to help its military and intelligence operations. In doing so, it makes the tech giants even bigger.