- the protection and restoration of the health of our planet for ourselves and future generationsAccording to its mission statement, but a few things I thought should be important items on the agenda never even came up. [except once when I spoke] Here are three that came to mind:
- the creation of a society free of exploitation, economic oppression, and profit motive
- a community consciousness whereby we measure our quality of life based on our relationships with each other and nature
Of course, all of this stuff is happening in Syria and Syria was the elephant in the room and either the plight of the Syria people was being opportunistically sacrificed in the name of Left unity or the majority of the Left, as represented at this conference, just doesn't give a fuck about what is happening to Syria and its people.