The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg - for Consent: The House is On Fire! and the $100 Trillion Rescue [ActIV]
This is ACT IV of the six-part 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 I opened the dialogue with the observations of artist Hiroyuki Hamada:
"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 are designed to serve the ruling class. Capitalism operates systematically and structurally like a cage to raise domesticated animals. Those organizations and their projects which operate under false slogans of humanity in order to prop up the hierarchy of money and violence are fast becoming some of the most crucial elements of the invisible cage of corporatism, colonialism and militarism."
The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg - for Consent has been written in six acts. [ACT I • ACT II • ACT III • ACT IV • ACT V • ACT VI] [Addenda: I]
In ACT I, I disclosed that Greta Thunberg, the current child prodigy and face of the youth movement to combat climate change, served as special youth advisor and trustee to the burgeoning mainstream tech start-up, "We Don't Have Time". I then explored the ambitions behind the tech company We Don't Have Time.
In ACT II, I illustrated how today's youth are the sacrificial lambs for the ruling elite. Also in this act I introduced the board members and advisors to "We Don't Have Time." I explored the leadership in the nascent We Don't Have Time and the partnerships between the well established corporate environmental entities: Al Gore's Climate Reality Project, 350.org, Avaaz, Global Utmaning (Global Challenge), the World Bank, and the World Economic Forum (WEF).
In ACT III, I deconstructed how Al Gore and the Planet's most powerful capitalists are behind today's manufactured youth movements and why. I explored the We Don't Have Time/Thunberg connections to Our Revolution, the Sanders Institute, This Is Zero Hour, the Sunrise Movement and the Green New Deal. I also touched upon Thunberg's famous family. In particular, Thunberg's celebrity mother, Malena Ernman (WWF Environmental Hero of the Year 2017), and her August 2018 book launch. I then explored the generous media attention afforded to Thunberg in both May and April of 2018 by SvD, one of Sweden's largest newspapers.
In ACT IV, I examine the current campaign, now unfolding, in "leading the public into emergency mode". More importantly, I summarize who and what this mode is to serve.
In ACT V, I take a closer look at the Green New Deal. I explore Data for Progress and the targeting of female youth as a key "femographic". I connect the primary architect and authors of the "Green New Deal" data to the World Resources Institute. From there, I walk you through the interlocking Business & Sustainable Development Commission and the New Climate Economy - a project of the World Resources Institute. I disclose the common thread between these groups and the assignment of money to nature, represented by the Natural Capital Coalition and the non-profit industrial complex as an entity. Finally, I reveal how this has culminated in the implementation of payments for ecosystem services (the financialization and privatization of nature, global in scale) which is "expected to be adopted during the fifteenth meeting in Beijing in 2020."
In the final act, ACT VI [Crescendo], I wrap up the series by divulging that the very foundations which have financed the climate "movement" over the past decade are the same foundations now partnered with the Climate Finance Partnership looking to unlock 100 trillion dollars from pension funds. I reveal the identities of individuals and groups at the helm of this interlocking matrix, controlling both the medium and the message. I take a step back in time to briefly demonstrate the ten years of strategic social engineering that have brought us to this very precipice. I look at the relationship between WWF, Stockholm Institute and World Resources Institute as key instruments in the creation of the financialization of nature. I also take a look at what the first public campaigns for the financialization of nature ("natural capital") that are slowly being brought into the public realm by WWF. I reflect upon how mainstream NGOs are attempting to safeguard their influence and further manipulate the populace by going underground through Extinction Rebellion groups being organized in the US and across the world.
With the smoke now cleared, the weak and essentially non-existent demands reminiscent of the 2009 TckTckTck "demands" can now be fully understood.'
Teen Vegan Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Is i-D Cover Star
'Fashion publisher i-D has revealed that 16-year-old vegan environmental activist and Fridays For Future founder Greta Thunberg is the cover star of its Summer 2019 Issue.
The 'Voice of a Generation' issue features an interview with the campaigner, who has made global headlines in recent months, through her efforts, which include encouraging students from around the world to attend demonstrations demanding political action on climate change while 'on strike' from school, and asking the pope to take action.
In addition, Thunberg has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, as well as becoming the first recipient of the prestigious Prix Liberté.
"One girl's utter determination to try and stop the greatest threat humanity has ever faced has set off a global youth climate strike movement," an i-D spokesperson told Plant Based News. "16-year-old Greta Thunberg is the voice of a generation.
"Greta sat down with i-D's Clementine de Pressigny a week after the global youth strike on Friday March 15, which saw 1.4 million students from around the world ditch school for the day to demand that their future, and that of the planet, be protected.
"In the interview, the pair discuss the rapid growth of the youth protest movement, how she educated her parents on the climate crisis and dealing with depression at 11-years-old."'