some rightwing lunatics really hate this teenager

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CLIMATE ACTIVIST GRETA THUNBERG is back in the news but not in a manner that she is en­joying. Ac­cording to the ar­ticle “Trolls Force Artist to Cancel a Planned Greta Thun­berg Mural in North Dakota” by Yessenia Funes for Giz­modo (Feb­ruary 13, 2020), local artist/photographer Shane Balkow­itsch took por­traits of Thun­berg in Oc­tober 2019 when she was vis­iting mem­bers of the Standing Rock Sioux Reser­va­tion. READ MORE

holy hannah! is greta thunberg a time-traveler from the future?

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THE TITLE OF THE ARTICLE is “Is Greta Thun­berg a Time Trav­eler Here to Save Us From Cli­mate Emer­gency? 120-Year-Old Photo Sparks Flood of Con­spiracy The­o­ries” by the Common Dreams staff (November 21, 2019). Well, there seems to be a con­spiracy theory for just about every­thing, so why not Miss Thun­berg as a vis­itor from the fu­ture! Here are the first para­graphs from the ar­ticle:

“Is 16-year-old Swedish ac­tivist Greta Thun­berg a time trav­eler here to save us from the global cli­mate emer­gency? READ MORE

the anti-trump and the weight of the world

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THE NEW YORKER fo­cused on Greta Thun­berg today, pub­lishing an ar­ticle and a fea­tured car­toon. The ar­ticle is ti­tled “Greta Thun­berg Is the Anti-Trump” and was written by Masha Gessen: “She is young and he is old. She is honest and he is a ha­bitual liar. She re­lies on sci­ence and he re­lies on nothing but his gut. READ MORE

greta thunberg and the school strike for the climate

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CLIMATE ACTIVIST GRETA THUNBERG re­cently joined Naomi Klein for a con­ver­sa­tion on the cli­mate emer­gency. Klein is a well-published au­thor, se­nior cor­re­spon­dent at The In­ter­cept, and the in­au­gural Gloria Steinem en­dowed chair of media, cul­ture, and fem­i­nist studies at Rut­gers Uni­ver­sity. Thun­berg hasn’t grad­u­ated from high school yet she is cred­ited with raising global aware­ness of the risks posed by global warming and cli­mate change and politi­cians to task for their lack of ac­tion on the cli­mate crisis. READ MORE