(Article by Chris Parker republished from HeadlinesUSA.com)
Now, Erik Van Nostrand has joined the Treasury Department after leaving BlackRock, where he worked as a managing director. He managed two “carbon transition funds” during his tenure. Before that, he was an economic advisor to then-president Barack Obama, reported The Dossier.
Van Nostrand will work as “a senior adviser on economic issues tied to Russia and Ukraine and will report to Ben Harris, assistant Secretary of Treasury for economic policy.”
BlackRock frequently uses “climate change” as an excuse to support and push for authoritarian government control. Their global elitists helped craft and cheerlead for the environmental, social and corporate governance guidelines for businesses to follow.
While the ESG is not currently mandated by government, it does essentially put a target on stakeholders who invest in corporations that don’t comply with the guidelines. If you’ve ever wondered why so many large corporations support big-government policies that are detrimental to their operations, the ESG is largely to blame.
Conversely, BlackRock and its investors never hold PetroChina, in which it is a significant stakeholder, accountable to ESG standards.
BlackRock imposes ESG mandates on American companies like Exxon and Chevron, without saying a peep to PetroChina...where BlackRock is of course one of the largest foreign shareholders.
— Vivek Ramaswamy (@VivekGRamaswamy) August 11, 2022
Adewale Adeyemo, the current U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, is a revolving-door favorite between BlackRock and Democrat administrations. He previously served as the chief of staff for BlackRock CEO Larry Fink. Before that, he worked for the Obama Administration’s National Economic Council.
When confronted by a CNN anchor about high gas prices, Deese openly admitted, “What you heard from the president today is a clear articulation of the stakes. This is about the future of the liberal world order, and we have to stand firm.”
BlackRock Co-Founder Rob Kapito also admitted during an interview that he was grateful for the looming food shortages.
“For the first time, this generation is going to go into a store and not be able to get what they want,” Kapito told conference attendees.
“And we have a very entitled generation that has never had to sacrifice…I would put on your seat belts because this is something that we haven’t seen.”
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