When a letter from BlackRock’s founder and chief executive, Larry Fink, landed in inboxes in January saying that the world’s biggest investor would no longer invest in companies that are not compliant with the Paris climate agreement, people took notice. The media jumped on the announcement, which appeared to herald a new era of finance facing up to the perils of the climate emergency.

The letter was a hoax, carried out by the Yes Men, a group of pranksters with a history of embarrassing big companies. But while the message was fake, the concern behind it was not: environmental campaigners see BlackRock as a key obstacle to progress on meeting climate crisis goals.

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Another confirmation, al-punte Humor beats $100M of patently-false semantic BS-tricks--and it's Quicker, often enough.

Goooo --> Yes Men ... and Us'ns with neighbors? One-A-Day™ Vitamins mini-debates?
..costs a little time but what-if its spread like Topsy and all the people on the Group W Bench got 5000 and then