We should celebrate teenagers that take action against climate change & can't be harsh on them for seeking reformist solutions and not understanding capitalism yet
We should be VERY critical of the politicians/NGOs/media who celebrate some hand-picked teenage climate activists while ignoring organizations like Ende Gelande or Hambach occupation or the indigenous organizers that have been in this struggle for decades
They try to steer the conversation in a direction that protects the powerful.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGVspYU4Yqo Thalia talking about the history of the Greenham Common Monument
She was interviewed by PBS's NewsHour the other day, and a lot of what she said I agree with. Not all; though for a young lady, she certainly is articulate and more people should listen to her.
testing some tech https://instant.io/#4e540d0b6e8e349a6cdda7ea1f1bb5c998412fc5 what is your expirences?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFvXc14g3AQ when the mainstream coops a movement. It's not a bad thing and it's not a good thing, it is irelevant to what the movement has to achieve so please stop putting energy into this and put it into the grassroots if you are at all serious about climate change #XR
Trump and Jonson are both pawns of bushware agenders and are focused in a mad way. This pitted against everyone else, everyone else has little class consciousness so there is little unity in the resistances and fighting back is fractured and ineffective. Its growing hard, but is still brittle if the was any focus to attack the cracks it could all shatter and we could go down a different path.
The is a real #suicidecult around not addressing basic issues and repeating of failed strategies. It's absolutely basic stuff, and both sad and very bad outcomes are envertable from this.
When we do get the General Election we face a crises that will dwarf #Brexit the use of target #dotcons advertising to buy the election. Both #failbook and #Google will receive 100's of millions in political advertising. Neather mainstream side, you and me, will see or be aware of this messaging. This money will directly stir up narrow hatred and divison. With #tredtionalmedia pushing rightwing agenders we could well brake democratic norms for good. Its basic stuff.
Capitalism in Crisis | Yanis Varoufakis (5 minutes) :
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