Yet privatization often involves the systematic elimination of human rights protections and further marginalization of the interests of low-income earners and those living in poverty. Existing human rights accountability mechanisms are clearly inadequate for dealing with the challenges presented by large-scale and widespread privatization. Human rights proponents need to fundamentally reconsider their approach. ‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive
Alston’s report on climate change and poverty will be formally presented to the HRC in Geneva on Friday. It said the greatest impact of the climate crisis would be on those living in poverty, with many losing access to adequate food and water.
“Climate change threatens to undo the last 50 years of progress in development, global health, and poverty reduction,” Alston said. Developing countries will bear an estimated 75% of the costs of the climate crisis, the report said, despite the poorest half of the world’s population causing just 10% of carbon dioxide emissions.
I'd recommend Hitler als Vorläufer
by Carl Amery, but can't find an english translation of it. It argues how the ideas of separating humans into worthy and unworthy parts are prelevant in answering the questions we are facing and were never actually overcome. To me this is pretty scary. Too many people seem to be quite fine with disregarding billions and building our prosperity on their suffering.