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Privatized Progressives: A Green Country Club

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Wall Street’s capture of the environmental movement via foundations and dependent NGOs has been so absolute and all-encompassing, that consumers of “green economics” don’t even think about it. It’s as though corporate-sponsored green illusions — like fossil fuel divestment — are divinely inspired truths, rather than clever marketing ploys, thought up by Mad Men to [&hellip... more →

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Poverty Pimping

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Anyone who has observed politicians and developers in action knows that the quickest way to destroy community cohesion is through programs like the war on poverty. As it and other myriad schemes by governments to use the plight of the poor to enrich themselves, the cover of moral sanctity is essential to success. On the [&hellip... more →

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The Point of Protest

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Activism for social change — on whatever subject — relies on the sequential formula for success Research, Education, Organizing, Action. Social forums, convergences, marches and other forms of protest fall under the Education category. Organizing for social change follows up on the awareness generated by educational events, and includes discussions of strategy and tactics that [&hellip... more →

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NGOs: Corporate Nodes on Society’s Central Nervous System

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Corporate or Foundation-endowed NGOs are global finance’s way of buying into resistance movements, literally like shareholders buy shares in companies, and then try to control them from within. They sit like nodes on the central nervous system, the pathways along which global finance flows. They work like transmitters, receivers, shock absorbers, alert to every impulse, [&hellip... more →

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Full Spectrum Dominance

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As the infosphere becomes inundated by fossil-fueled front groups like 350, psychological warfare leading up to climate change week in New York (September 20-26) will play a distorting role in the public imagination; spectacle above all! Blaming the fossil fuel industry for climate change — while ignoring the fossil fuel demand by hypocritical consumers — [&hellip... more →

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