How do you respond to this statement by the social scientist Jem Bendell: “We should be preparing for a social collapse … an uneven ending of our normal modes of sustenance, security, pleasure, identity, meaning and hope”?

If you’re anything like me, your first reaction will be to stop reading. I did that numerous times before I got to the end of This Is Not a Drill; I had to put it down, walk away, take a breath, make it stop.

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AuthorAlice O'Keeffe