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An Object Lesson In Spectacle [Excerpt From the Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg for Consent – Volume II]

In 1959, the revolutionary Che Guevara remarked to journalist José Pardo Llada that "newspapers are instruments of the oligarchy." Today, six decades later, the non-profit industrial complex and even "activism" itself must both be considered as instruments crafted and wielded by the 21st century oligarchs. 
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The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – A Decade of Social Manipulation for the Corporate Capture of Nature [ACT VI][Crescendo]

February 24, 2019 This is ACT VI of the six-part series: The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: The Political Economy of the Non-Profit Industrial Complex The final act of this series is dedicated to Greta Thunberg and the youth she has inspired across our fragile planet. The upper echelons of power have every intention to capture and channel this energy – and use it to maintain the current power st
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The Branding of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – By Any Means Necessary [Addendum]

February 15, 2019   [ADDENDUM to ACT V: The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: The New Green Deal is the Trojan Horse for the Financialization of Nature]     Marketing to a key “femographic”, the Green New Deal is both literally and figuratively in Vogue. The following Teen Vogue makeup tutorial slash Ocasio-Cortez promotional video can only be understood through the lens of today’s i
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The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: The New Green Deal is the Trojan Horse for the Financialization of Nature [ACT V]

This is ACT V of the six-part series: The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: The Political Economy of the Non-Profit Industrial Complex February 13, 2019 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, especial
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The Manufacturing of Greta Thunberg – for Consent: The House is On Fire! & the 100 Trillion Dollar Rescue [ACT IV]

February 3, 2019 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 y
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