Tags Archives: Capitalism

Trust Nothing

by JOHN STEPPLING on Counterpunch “Utilizing the power of celebrity (an unprecedented phenomenon for the expansion of capital in the west), today’s global influencers such as Thunberg, are fully utilized to create a sense of urgency in regard to the climate crisis. The unspoken reality is, they are the very marketing strategy to save capitalism. This is … Continue reading Trust Nothing

The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: The House is On Fire! & the 90 Trillion Dollar Rescue

By Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer Originally published on http://www.wrongkindofgreen.org on February 3, 2019 republished with permission This is ACT IV of the series: The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: The Political Economy of the Non-Profit Industrial Complex   In ACT I of this new body of research we opened the dialogue with … Continue reading The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: The House is On Fire! & the 90 Trillion Dollar Rescue

The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: The Most Inconvenient Truth: “Capitalism is in Danger of Falling Apart”

By Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer Originally published on http://www.wrongkindofgreen.org on January 28, 2019 republished with permission This is ACT III of the series: The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: The Political Economy of the Non-Profit Industrial Complex   In ACT I of this new body of research we opened the dialogue with … Continue reading The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: The Most Inconvenient Truth: “Capitalism is in Danger of Falling Apart”

The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: “The Inconvenient Truth” Behind Youth Cooptation

By Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer Originally published on http://www.wrongkindofgreen.org on January 21, 2019 republished with permission This is ACT II of the series: The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: The Political Economy of the Non-profit Industrial Complex   In ACT I of this new body of research we opened the dialogue with … Continue reading The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: “The Inconvenient Truth” Behind Youth Cooptation

The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: The Political Economy of the Non-Profit Industrial Complex

By Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer Originally published on http://www.wrongkindofgreen.org on January 17, 2019 republished with permission “What’s infuriating about manipulations by Non Profit Industrial Complex is that they harvest good will of the people, especially young people. They target those who were not given skills and knowledge to truly think for themselves by institutions which … Continue reading The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: The Political Economy of the Non-Profit Industrial Complex

Political Education 101

     by Boris Forkel / Deep Green Resistance Germany The idea for this article came to me when I heard a man say at a demonstration that he was confused because he didn’t know if he was “right” or “left”. It therefore seems important to define such seemingly basic political terms as sharply and … Continue reading Political Education 101

Political Education for the Poor – An Advocacy for a New Political Awareness

Coming to a political consciousness is not a painless task. To overcome denial means facing the everyday, normative cruelty of a whole society, a society made up of millions of people who are participating in that cruelty, and if not directly, then as bystanders with benefits. A friend of mine who grew up in extreme … Continue reading Political Education for the Poor – An Advocacy for a New Political Awareness

Amnesia & Lack of Accountability Reign as Wall Street Celebrates Halliburton’s 100-year anniversary

     by Lauren Smith When it comes to the ruling elite’s corporate plunder and crimes against humanity, the U.S. national memory’s short and no one, not even its political henchmen, assume blame or suffer real consequences: take Halliburton and former chief executive and U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney for example.  Not only did Cheney … Continue reading Amnesia & Lack of Accountability Reign as Wall Street Celebrates Halliburton’s 100-year anniversary

Capitalism is Killing the World’s Wildlife Populations, not ‘Humanity’

Featured image: Simon Eeman / shutterstock      by Anna Pigott, Swansea University / The Conversation The latest Living Planet report from the WWF makes for grim reading: a 60% decline in wild animal populations since 1970, collapsing ecosystems, and a distinct possibility that the human species will not be far behind. The report repeatedly stresses … Continue reading Capitalism is Killing the World’s Wildlife Populations, not ‘Humanity’