If we oppose the destruction of the Amazon, how can we support an institution like the EU, that is able to encourage it’s destruction whilst giving the impression that it is eco-friendly. This will only continue the narrative that China, India or the global south are massive polluters and need to become more green like Europe. We are simply exporting the climate guilt of European people and placing it upon post-colonial nations.
Billions from Koch Brothers & ExxonMobil – Corporations behind climate change denial.
The racist history of the ‘over-population’ myth; One Child Policy, Racial Hygiene, David Attenborough, & Marvel’s Thanos.
Europe is the Final Nail for Irish Farmers: ‘Capitalists in South America will only have more reason to rape the Amazon to increase their output’.
Dialectics of Climate Science – Liberalism vs Marxism
Capitalists will not act in the interests of all of humanity because it would mean acting against profit. Capitalists cannot act on the benefit of the earth because it means they would lose profit, and could potentially lose power to other capitalists. In order to maintain power, Capitalists will always put the interest of the company first.
We can reduce our intake of meat, use energy saving lightbulbs, turn off the tap when brushing our teeth or re-use plastic bags, but unless the economic system changes it will all be in vein. Under a system that prides itself on the free-reign of corporations, the exploitation of the southern hemisphere, the growth of unregulated profiteering and wealth inequality, there will never be enough individual change to prevent the destruction of the planet. Collective action is our only option.