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Lackey Journalism

Published: December 11, 2010, Author: JayTaber

Reading yesterday’s IPS report
on COP 16, I am reminded of earlier conferences, where the European
forces of globalization divided up other peoples’ lands by international
agreement. Not having transcripts from those 16th-19th century
proceedings, I can only imagine the invocation of church, state and
market interests that combined in setting forth those
self-congratulatory plans.

Watching the privileged and powerful
last week in Cancun, religious bigotry took a back seat to state and
market propaganda, but the contempt for indigenous peoples and their
sense of the sacred was front and center. With only the state of Bolivia
dissenting from the state and market narrative, the concept of saving
the planet or extending human rights through this international forum
was trampled by hoards of self-congratulatory bureaucrats and career
activists whose funding depends on maintaining this progressive hoax.

While
expecting such behavior from craven opportunists like BINGO delegates, I
am surprised to see progressive media falling so quickly into line.
Perhaps they are simply playing up to their social milieu; maybe they
are hoping to get a NED grant for covering the back of US Secretary of
State Clinton. Whatever the reason, it is a sorry display of lackey
journalism; my only response is that if they’re not with us, then
they’re against us.

Today’s Mother Jones article
reads like a press release from the US State Department. After
successfully undermining Kyoto and setting the stage for the REDD Ponzi
scheme, the only task left in the climate charade was to marginalize the
indigenous nations whose lands are to be recolonized by the UN.

With all the current notoriety from Cablegate, I’m sure that Secretary Clinton appreciates the progressive media support.

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