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Demagogues’ indefensible business-as-usual practices
Besides their own wealth and power, demagogues disregard everything and everyone, especially when they can dump problems in somebody else’s lap. It is inexcusable to see personal gain as preferable to untenable causalities and economic catastrophe, despite solutions existing in their circle of influence.
As a result of today’s crisis, I hope world leaders see the bigger picture and recognise global fragility and the perils of self-interest. But I doubt it.
Unfortunately, people forget situations and oversights once commercial wheels start turning again. Demagogues manipulate the masses, and indefensible business-as-usual practices continue.