Caroline Bennett , Racist, Fraud, Fake, Money Hunger Gringo, Con Artist, Conniving, Thief San Francisco/Boulder Internet!!. CAROLINE BENNETT AMAZON WATCH FRAUD, RACIST THIEF CAROLINE BENNETT PHOTOGRAPHY Copy and Past the Link – Type “www.” prior to earthfirstnews as apparently Links are not able to be posted on here. earthfirstnews.wordpress.com/2013/07/29/are-mainstream-environmental-groups-keeping-racism-alive/ The following is about Big Green Organizations and how they are racist. This specific post is about Bill McKibben and 350.org, hwoever, it is applicable to Amazon Watch. Brazil recently had an enormous positive victory whereby the Brazilian army is protecting the Awe indigenous peoples. This is huge news within the Brazilian Amazon communities. There has been absolutely no mention of this from Amazon Watch — they do not want the public to know the positive and good done to help the people unless they can take credit for it. Caroline Bennett is an american gringo thief who monopolizes everything around herself —The Amazon Watch Facebook Page is a tribute to Caroline Bennett Photography — by which the public pays for in lieu of donations. She is as Fake as the day is summer long. This fake girl will steal public donations and then travel to exotic places, take photos, then post them on her own personal website. Amazon Watch is the NGO who allows this disturbing egomanical behavior. But, as the following post illustrates, it is nothing new within the workings, marketing calculations/stradegies and clever manipulations of Big Green Organizations. Do not give money to Amazon Watch or do business with Caroline Bennett. Are Mainstream Environmental Groups Keeping Racism Alive? We are living in an age of world-wide energy and financial crises. In Westernized nations like the one I live in, poor rural communities are suffering now: small Appalachian communities ravaged by mountain-top removal mining, rural farms surrounded by frack wells. But what about the communities we donu2019t hear about? Here we need look no further than Houstonu2019s toxic East End, a textbook example of environmental racism, where mostly Latina/o children living fence-line to industry are poisoned mercilessly by refineries like Shell, Exxon, and Valero. Environmental racism (ER) is just another form of systemic racism, the ongoing legacy of colonialism, genocide, and slavery. ER is the intentional and systematic targeting of communities of color with respect to environmental hazards and failure to enforce environmental regulations. For businesses which threaten public and environmental health, it is easier to operate near low-income communities of color with less political and economic power to resist. When we remove the American-centric lens we are encouraged to view the world through, we see that environmental racism is a global phenonmenon. Because of globalization, an ambiguous term that is usually laden with warm connotations of unification, corporations are highly mobile. This makes it easy to travel anywhere in the world to maximize profits through the least government and environmental regulations, the best tax incentives and the cheapest labor (easily exploitable communities). Consequently, we see the destruction of indigenous cultures, livelihoods, and the fragile and unique ecosystems that plant, animal, and human life alike depend upon to sustain. Some Americans who consider themselves u201cwell-meaning,u201d u201cleft-leaning,u201d u201cliberal,u201d u201cearth-friendly,u201d etc. recognize the corruption and get sad, upset, and restless. If not pacified, they could become a threat to the status quo. Enter the most powerful tool of the environmental movement: the big green non-governmental organization (NGO). Big green NGOs present an exciting semblance of resistance that tells Americans that they can make a difference just by clicking here, signing there, sending in monthly donations, watching a flashy video about an adventurous u201cdirect actionu201d that cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to pull off, and making bi-annual trips to the White House to really give that darn president a piece of your mind! These u201cmovementsu201d seem to do everything in their power to placate, pacify and render ineffective their target consumers: white, liberal Americans with a small sense of the hollowness of everyday life in capitalist America. By proposing simple and false solutions inside a framework of u201cpeaceful resistance,u201d potential disruptors of the status quo are rendered ineffective while believing they are engaged in meaningful resistance. In reality, the mainstream environmental movement in the U.S. has done almost nothing to counter the political and economic conditions that make participation in environmental movements an impossibility for many people from the very low-income communities of color that are bearing the brunt of the assault. Tom Goldtooth, the Executive Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network, said in a 2018 interview with Africa Report, u201cIf you look at the NGOs, these are European u2018whiteu2019 NGOs, and there is tremendous racism and classism woven into that. When an ethnic person speaks up, they get offended they donu2019t want a solution from the marginalized. They want to devise the solution they feel is best for the whole system u2018 and we have to ask ourselves what the system they actually represent, entails u2026 We challenged the big organizations with environmental racism including Greenpeace and Sierra Club, to bring our voices to the board u2026 They resisted us. u201cLook at 350.org u2018 we had to challenge them to bring us to stand with them on the pipeline issue. Bill McKibben, the Ivory Tower white academic, didnu2019t even want to take the time to bring people of color to the organizing.u201d 350.org, just one example of a problematic NGO, has the look and feel of an authentic grassroots movement, but in reality it is a multi-million dollar campaign outfitted with a staff that receives six-figure checks. In addition to placating the public and perpetuating systemic racism, 350.org has recieved funding from the Rockefeller family, one of the most elite and nefarious families of all time. Their most insidious superficial means of appeasement? Promoting divestment campaigns, an easy way to quell would-be radicals on college campuses by exploiting impressionable students to spend vast amounts of time, energy, and resources to divest their schools from fossil fuels, which are arguably not only a waste of time, but overtly counterproductive. We must refuse to be obedient and passive u201cmovement buildersu201d armed with e-mail lists, invoking the name of Bill McKibben, and marching towards the next carefully calculated, police-approved, staged u201caction.u201d The stakes are so high, with 400,000 people, mostly people of color, dying each year from climate-related disasters. Time is running out for countering the damage that has been done to the global environment. We must dismantle not only capitalism and globalization, but the mainstream NGO trope along with them.