Under the dizzying spell of modernity's promises and consumerism's illusions, we see animals as mere objects, either as commodities for our consumption or as blank slates for us to write our fantasies and fears upon.
As anyone with experience with recovery knows, the first step in addressing a crisis is to admit that you have a problem. Unfortunately, when it comes to global warming, some elected officials refuse to take Step 1.
"Screw Earth Day!" is clever because, even in its stomping denial of the holiday that makes millions of otherwise wasteful people feel okay about themselves, it attracts attention to this day nonetheless.