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By Peter Murphy~
The horrific murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis policeman while his three cowardly colleagues looked on has now sparked many Green groups to rightly condemn racial injustice.
The irony is that the policies these Green groups have long advocated harm the most vulnerable in society, including but not exclusively, blacks and other people of color, in both America and worldwide.
Sierra Club, “350,” the Environmental Defense Fund and others issued statements condemning racial injustice. The League of Conservation Voters and EDF, for example, were measured and appropriate as far as they went. The Sierra Club’s president, Michael Brune, by contrast, included a rant against certain corporations: “[t]he companies that have profited from fossil fuels and accelerated the climate crisis are the same ones who have benefited from environmental injustice, colonialism, and racism.”
Mr. Brune mentioned no companies by name, nor did he elaborate on their…
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