After the catastrophe in Copenhagen, it's up to us
Every coal train should be ringed with people refusing to let it passMummy! Mummy! What a load of sad, pathetic twaddle from Johann Hari (9).
Buried deep in our subconscious, there still lays the belief that our political leaders are collective Daddies and Mummies who will – in the last instance – guarantee our safety. Sure, they might screw us over when it comes to hospital waiting lists, or public transport, or taxing the rich, but when it comes to resisting a raw existential threat, they will keep us from harm. Last week in Copenhagen, the conviction was disproved.