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Hunter Biden’s great Ukrainian Gas adventure

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Given mass media’s fractured focus, the odds are against a clarion call to radical action breaking through the corporate media static.

And yet, Greta Thunberg — the 16-year-old Swedish climate change campaigner — did just that at the Climate Action Summit at the United Nations. In front of the planet’s adult leaders, Thunberg gave a stinging rebuke for their failure to address the eco-calamity that’s worsening by the day.

“People are suffering,” she said. “People are dying, and entire eco-systems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you.”

She continued, “For more than 30 years the science has been crystal clear. How dare you continue to look away and come here and say that you are doing enough when the politics and solutions are still nowhere in sight.”

For me, Ms. Thunberg’s observation about the politics and solutions being nowhere in sight to address global warming is exemplified by former Vice President Joe Biden’s willful blindness........

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