Like the legacies of slavery and colonialism it may be hard to accept that your privileges are based on something so terrible as the destruction of humanity and the Earth, but it nonethless true.

Yes the Amazon is on fire and their leader is a shit. The fact is that this is a drop in the bucket to the historical emissions from the western world, and that $20 million in blood money is a joke. The budget for the film Boss Baby was $125 million, so please.

Just look at historical emissions:

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If these facts feel like leashing out so be it.

It’s about time the global south got off the leash.

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