TomDispatch (Tom Engelhardt)
After the Green Economy, Green Security
How to Build Resilient Communities in a Chaotic World
By Chip Ward
Now that we’ve decided to “green” the economy, why not green homeland security, too? I’m not talking about interrogators questioning suspects under the glow of compact fluorescent light bulbs, or cops wearing recycled Kevlar recharging their Tasers via solar panels. What I mean is: Shouldn’t we finally start rethinking the very notion of homeland security on a sinking planet?