We will discuss this in another post, but note that, even as we support this idea, that it is still another case of proposing something that is not going to happen without a revolutionary transformation and further that the issue is capitalist industry as a whole this the problem…
BREAKING: New research by @Standearth & @AmazonWatch found @JPMorgan, @HSBC, @DeutscheBank, @GoldmanSachs & @Citi at “very high-risk” of funding the destruction of the Amazon. Urge these banks to adopt an Amazon oil exclusion policy immediately. https://t.co/kdhEOxtRG9 pic.twitter.com/8jSo9cUrBF
— Stand.earth (@standearth) July 8, 2021
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