Some Problems We Face — An Incomplete List
the cultivation by malevolent power-holders of ignorance, cynicism, gun culture, white grievance, nihilism, resentment, anger, and apathy.
the conversion of the Republican Party into the Authoritarian Party
control of the Supreme Court by right-wing ideologues
gross income and wealth inequality and the trend toward oligarchy
gun massacres in the U.S. and inaction to lessen their frequency
Russian aggression and the war in Ukraine
global warming and environmental degradation
Chinese military buildup and indifference to human rights.
the world-wide trend away from democracy and toward authoritarianism
North Korea: a nuclear-armed Sparta