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White Nationalism and Crony Capitalism Are the Sparks That Started Fires in the Amazon

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/09/10/white-nationalism-and-crony-capitalism-are-sparks-started-fires-amazon

Please, stop calling White Racism, White Nationalism.

It’s misleading and not accurate.

There were also huge forests in north America, prior to Earth destroying corporate agriculture.

Gigantic tropical hardwood specimens in Cuba were cut down to burn and make sugar and rum. Captured slaves were housed and bred like animals to do the work.

Destruction of Earth wasn’t right then and it’s not right today.

Amazon fires in real-time, updated hourly, courtesy of a satellite detecting COsc (Carbon Monoxide Surface Concentration), and Nullschool displaying the ongoing devastation. This limited-time offer is absolutely free.

Amazon Fires as COsc
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