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Extinction Rebellion. 5 months 1 day ago #3216124

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Thousands of people took to London streets today, in protest about environmental issues, and promise more disruption in the days to come.
www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/apr...on-rebellion-protest
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Extinction Rebellion. 5 months 1 day ago #3216132

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Not such a bad reason to get excited about.
Nice to see young people getting involved in things of worth.
For sure, there are much worse things that people get excited about.
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Extinction Rebellion. 5 months 1 day ago #3216154

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Good luck to them.

They are on the right track protesting about something that we only talked about and many of us only learned about over forty years ago - well, myself anyway.....
but we have waited and allowed it to get even worse.
To be fair UK governments have taken some steps but these young people are passionante about it and want to step up the pace.

Yes. Go for it.
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Extinction Rebellion. 5 months 1 day ago #3216163

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Hope they do it at the weekends and not in school time when they should leaning . Wouldn"t want to think they are skivving off school eh !!
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Extinction Rebellion. 5 months 1 day ago #3216185

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This is unrelated ( i think) to the schoolchildren protests inspired by Greta Thunberg, although covering the same concerns.

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Extinction Rebellion. 5 months 1 day ago #3216190

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Topsy wrote: Hope they do it at the weekends and not in school time when they should leaning . Wouldn"t want to think they are skivving off school eh !!


The lessons they learn in the streets are every bit as important as what they learn in the classroom. Young people today have a lot to lose over the failed policies of our generation. Our generation has been blinded by greed, I am glad someone is beginning to see what is really important.
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I don"t believe that is correct TBH. Children are better off in school, rather roaming the streets protesting.
However, if that is what they want do , good luck to them .
I still believe that if they feel so strongly , they should be doing it at weekends .
There is nothing like education for progressing IMO
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Extinction Rebellion. 5 months 1 day ago #3216219

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Well yes, we need well educated kids at the death throes of the earth's biosphere.
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I believe that if kids want to protest fair play. However they should do at weekends , not in school time , good chance to skive off school IMO.
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Extinction Rebellion. 5 months 1 day ago #3216237

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I think it is really good to see so many people taking environmental concerns seriously and the pressure this is putting on governments to address this issue seriously.
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