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Media Type: Article - Recent
Date of Publication: September 7
Year of Publication: 2020
Publisher: The Grayzone
Author(s): Max Blumenthal
The Michael Moore-produced ‘Planet of the Humans’ faced a coordinated suppression campaign led by professional climate activists backed by the same ‘green’ billionaires, Wall Street investors, industry insiders, and family foundations skewered in the film.
“We must take control of our environmental movement and our future from billionaires and their permanent war on Planet Earth. They are not our friends.” -Jeff Gibbs, director of “Planet of the Humans”
It is hard to think of an American film that provoked a greater backlash in 2020 than “Planet of the Humans.” Focused on the theme of planetary extinction and fanciful proposals to ward it off, the documentary was released for free on YouTube on April 21. The date was significant not only because it was the eve of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, but because a global pandemic was tearing through America’s social fabric and exposing the human toll of the country’s globalized, growth-obsessed economic model.
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