Monday, 15 April 2019

Who Really Leads in the Extinction Stakes?


The 'Extinction Rebellion Protest' in London hopes to focus people's minds on the dangers facing our planet by bringing the city to a halt (https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/apr/15/thousands-expected-in-london-for-extinction-rebellion-protest). The trouble is that meaningful change that might make a difference is going to mean real inconveniences for people (voters?) who like things the way they are. This is one day of action in one location that can be contrasted with months of protest by the Gilets Jaunes in France who basically objected to an increase in fuel prices.

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