This Article is superb and is a good lede into the Wrong Kind of Green series of article on the Extinction rebellion.
I have been editing the wikipedia entries and hope to get a section critisisng the blind un critiacla acceptance of the surface appearance of the MSM presentation of both messages, Greta and ER
This is a very sharp piece of critical analysis, The Gatekeep aspects are redolent of the Corbett report Episode on Noam Chomsky, thought provoking and persuasive.
People who followed with awful fascination the Bana account, designed to facilitate the destruction of Syria, will have a sense of deja vu at the arrival on the ‘climate’ scene of another shocking example of cynical child exploitation and manipulation: that of Swedish girl Greta Thunberg.
The Bana Alabed twitter account tweeted ostensibly from Aleppo in the months leading up to its liberation from terrorist forces. Her task was to claim war crimes on the part of “Assad” and Russia and demand action on Syria from world leaders, WIII if necessary, but at least a Libya-style “no-fly-zone”.
From the age of seven Bana Alabed has been shamelessly exploited by the world’s media, forced to dissemble, to take part in bogus interviews where she clearly had no idea of what she was saying, and to pose with a series of mature men from terrorists to Erdogan to UNICEF’s Justin Forsyth…
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