... and the reason no one ever does anything to fix things is that they haven't got a clue what to do. There is a lack of ideas, a lack of leadership, and a lack of useful social innovation. Sure there are forces actively delaying progress, but those can be ignored and overwhelmed by superior innovation. I am using innovation in a broad sense, which includes lifestyle changes that result in less waste. Forget the culture war, its not my problem, I'll just try to think of new ideas.