29 Aug '16, 1pm

Proterra Head Talks Electric Bus, Diesel, Sustainability, And Trump

The GOP was in favor of technological progress when it was in the interest of the ethnicity that benefited from expansion of exploitation of the country’s resources; the bankers, factory owners, farmers and support occupations trying to cover the continent with farms and railroads and later parking lots and highways. Now technological progress is pointing in a different direction, which threatens the legacy industries that rampage produced. This is seen by half of that ethnicity as an affront, an usurpation, a conspiracy to strip them of their “birthright” to have America always run in ways they’re familiar with – and thus advantaged by. Once this backward-looking ideology was installed in the ’80s and ’90s, surviving industries in America have had to choose up sides and either appeal to the past – like the McMansion/sprawl complex – or to the alien and cosmopolitan future...

Full article: http://gas2.org/2016/08/29/proterra-head-electric-bus-sus...

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