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Thrust of argument: The exemplary climate change fighting environment-protecting journalist and editor and writer Jeffrey St Clair, friend of the former revolutionary leader and chief British export Alexander Cockburn, tells us, and indeed Greta the girl whose approach to climate change is the strictly come dancing and x factor approach: << During her acceptance speech for the Freedom Prize, Greta Thornberg, the Malala of the climate movement, demanded that "adults be held accountable" for the climate crisis. How about holding corporations, private equity, hedge funds and the military industrial complex accountable for climate change, Greta? >> Direction of resistance / implied resistance: He continues: << Do you realize, Greta, that thousands of activists, ecologists and scientists around the world have been fighting the coal companies, oil and gas companies and the military on the ground, in the courts and in congress for decades now and that they have a pretty clear idea of where the political and economic pressure points are, don't you? Greta is a novelty act, supported by foundations that have been hostile the very kind of radical change that is needed to confront the thing she warns about it. >>

 

 

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Removal of resistance: Despite even Corbyn's support for Greta the celebrity virtue signaller on behalf of corporate power I was never taken in and even when I could hear no other voice telling me what St Clair is saying there, that is precisely what I have been saying and how much I loathe Greta's stupidity - it's not her fault, she is a child, it is obviously those who use her who are sick in the head and should be confronted - the Malala stunt, basically, a sick stunt. During the rise of this convenient Swedish girl's fame, Assange was being dragged off to prison for daring to stand up for children whose heads have been blown off, for Iraqi girls and boys raped by white men, perhaps by Swedish men, who knows, perhaps by men distantly related to Greta - I mean there are a LOT of white men raping non white women in the middle east, you must realise. Do you give a rat's ass about them Greta you SILLY LITTLE GIRL. Unification: GO HOME AND DO YOU FUCKING HOMEWORK GRETA. THAT'S HOW I BECAME AS CLEVER AND STRONG AS I AM YOU WORK SHY OVER PRIVILEGED STUPID LITTLE GIRL.

<< In 2016, US farms used 1.2 billion lbs of pesticides. More than one-fourth -322 million lbs - were pesticides banned in the EU. 26 million lbs were banned in Brazil. 40 million lbs were outlawed by China. >>

<< Permian Basin water use grew nearly ninefold from 2011-2016 as drillers added more than 10,000 wells. An average Permian well in 2018 used more than 15 million gallons, compared with 7 million in 2013. Water = 54% of fracking costs in Permian. >>

<< Mining companies have rarely been held accountable for the ruins they've made in the past. Now they won't even have to pretend to make an effort. >>

Some more quotes from the JsC article which remind us that corporate power must be confronted by adults over climate change and they should make sure their children are in school learning to learn, not running around at the age of 16 imagining they know it all and can lord it over others, the way all western celebrities and many white entitled people who aren't even celebrities, just your communal-garden-nobody, like to believe they can do without there being any kind of repercussions born out of the intellectual dishonesty of their actions.

When you can write like I can, Greta, go ahead and don't go to school. It may not happen until 10 or 15 years after you've left the place though, you damned fool. If I can only think of one thing Theresa May did which I found impressive, respectable, even enlightened, it was ignoring Greta Thunberg. Greta - don't cry, or feel put upon - my attacks are really aimed at the adults who have irresponsibly used you and cashed in on your 'rebellion'. Go and live a child's normal life, not one of a western child-puppet - you are like a child soldier. It is immoral of corporations to recruit people like you to fight their battles against adult women and men like me. Now shut up and learn you silly girl. Read these books right now, you utter idiot: Necessary Illusions (Noam Chomsky), A Colossal Wreck (Alex Cockburn), Year 501 (Noam Chomsky), Orientalism (Ed Said), Killing Trayvon (Jeffrey St Clair), Zen and the art of Motorcycle Maintenance (Robert Pirsig), The Character of Physical Law (Richard Feynman). If you want to rebel, that's where you go to learn. Not strictly come celebrity Malala child-washing genocide, ecocide, and intellectual-honesty-cide. You silly silly silly sod. Your defenders tell me "no, she does her homework" - missing the point of course. I knew 'students' whose parents and selves saw themselves as above everyone and everything else, your home-schooled right wing Christian fundamentalist types - if you want to learn, you humble yourself before those wiser than you, you don't set the terms for how you'll be taught and lord it over the ones who would teach you.
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Shut up and do your school work Greta you silly little girl.

The exemplary climate change fighting environment-protecting journalist and editor and writer Jeffrey St Clair, friend of the former revolutionary leader and chief British export Alexander Cockburn, tells us, and indeed Greta the girl whose approach to climate change is the strictly come dancing and x factor approach: << During her acceptance speech for the Freedom Prize, Greta Thornberg, the Malala of the climate movement, demanded that "adults be held accountable" for the climate crisis. How about holding corporations, private equity, hedge funds and the military industrial complex accountable for climate change, Greta? >>

He continues: << Do you realize, Greta, that thousands of activists, ecologists and scientists around the world have been fighting the coal companies, oil and gas companies and the military on the ground, in the courts and in congress for decades now and that they have a pretty clear idea of where the political and economic pressure points are, don't you? Greta is a novelty act, supported by foundations that have been hostile the very kind of radical change that is needed to confront the thing she warns about it. >>

Despite even Corbyn's support for Greta the celebrity virtue signaller on behalf of corporate power I was never taken in and even when I could hear no other voice telling me what St Clair is saying there, that is precisely what I have been saying and how much I loathe Greta's stupidity - it's not her fault, she is a child, it is obviously those who use her who are sick in the head and should be confronted - the Malala stunt, basically, a sick stunt. During the rise of this convenient Swedish girl's fame, Assange was being dragged off to prison for daring to stand up for children whose heads have been blown off, for Iraqi girls and boys raped by white men, perhaps by Swedish men, who knows, perhaps by men distantly related to Greta - I mean there are a LOT of white men raping non white women in the middle east, you must realise. Do you give a rat's ass about them Greta you SILLY LITTLE GIRL.

GO HOME AND DO YOU FUCKING HOMEWORK GRETA. THAT'S HOW I BECAME AS CLEVER AND STRONG AS I AM YOU WORK SHY OVER PRIVILEGED STUPID LITTLE GIRL.

<< In 2016, US farms used 1.2 billion lbs of pesticides. More than one-fourth -322 million lbs - were pesticides banned in the EU. 26 million lbs were banned in Brazil. 40 million lbs were outlawed by China. >>

<< Permian Basin water use grew nearly ninefold from 2011-2016 as drillers added more than 10,000 wells. An average Permian well in 2018 used more than 15 million gallons, compared with 7 million in 2013. Water = 54% of fracking costs in Permian. >>

<< Mining companies have rarely been held accountable for the ruins they've made in the past. Now they won't even have to pretend to make an effort. >>

Some more quotes from the JsC article which remind us that corporate power must be confronted by adults over climate change and they should make sure their children are in school learning to learn, not running around at the age of 16 imagining they know it all and can lord it over others, the way all western celebrities and many white entitled people who aren't even celebrities, just your communal-garden-nobody, like to believe they can do without there being any kind of repercussions born out of the intellectual dishonesty of their actions.

When you can write like I can, Greta, go ahead and don't go to school. It may not happen until 10 or 15 years after you've left the place though, you damned fool. If I can only think of one thing Theresa May did which I found impressive, respectable, even enlightened, it was ignoring Greta Thunberg. Greta - don't cry, or feel put upon - my attacks are really aimed at the adults who have irresponsibly used you and cashed in on your 'rebellion'. Go and live a child's normal life, not one of a western child-puppet - you are like a child soldier. It is immoral of corporations to recruit people like you to fight their battles against adult women and men like me. Now shut up and learn you silly girl. Read these books right now, you utter idiot: Necessary Illusions (Noam Chomsky), A Colossal Wreck (Alex Cockburn), Year 501 (Noam Chomsky), Orientalism (Ed Said), Killing Trayvon (Jeffrey St Clair), Zen and the art of Motorcycle Maintenance (Robert Pirsig), The Character of Physical Law (Richard Feynman). If you want to rebel, that's where you go to learn. Not strictly come celebrity Malala child-washing genocide, ecocide, and intellectual-honesty-cide. You silly silly silly sod. Your defenders tell me "no, she does her homework" - missing the point of course. I knew 'students' whose parents and selves saw themselves as above everyone and everything else, your home-schooled right wing Christian fundamentalist types - if you want to learn, you humble yourself before those wiser than you, you don't set the terms for how you'll be taught and lord it over the ones who would teach you.



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