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Stop Infantilizing Greta Thunberg With Claims of 'Abuse'

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In full: Climate activist Greta Thunberg rebukes world leaders | A New Climate The teenager reprimanded those who she accused of ignoring science and being too slow in their approach to tackle climate change. Watch her statement in full ...
In full: Climate activist Greta Thunberg rebukes world leaders | A New Climate The teenager reprimanded those who she accused of ignoring science and being too slow in their approach to tackle climate change. Watch her statement in full ...
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By casting Thunberg as little more than a puppet of her parents and climate activists (as satire site Babylon Bee put it, “Marionette Strings Clearly Visible During Greta Thunberg Testimony”) these authors can discredit Thunberg as a pawn, without agency, for a group of manipulative, Machiavellian adult activists.

The weaponization of mental health diagnoses, or pseudo-diagnoses, for political gain is far from a new phenomenon and is prevalent on both sides of the political spectrum. ... Condemnations of Thunberg's 'abuse' fall into the same category. They are armchair prescriptions, made by individuals who are unqualified to make such calls, without any sourcing from those close to Thunberg or mental health professionals familiar with her state of mind. 
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