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‘Civilization Might Not Survive the Next 100 Years’

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Civilization could end in 100 year unless ordinary people reclaim democracy.

That's according to former Vice President Al Gore. "Democracy has been hacked," he says in the interview below. "Big money has now perverted our democracy…and twisted it to serve the purposes of special interests. "

Here's Gore's take on the dangers we face and how ordinary people and the internet can restore democracy:

Al Gore called on internet users to call out climate deniers online, and also industrial farmers who make antibiotics ineffective by putting them in livestock – just for example.

What's at stake "is the survival of civilization as we know it…Civilization might not survive the next 100 years."

Interview from Brian Merchant, Vice's Motherboard.


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