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Poem – “The Red Line”

The Red Line Do you know how it feels to toe the red line?Protesting against Ecocide, the absolute crimeWhen it’s down to our generation to shift the paradigm When the arrow of time turns anti clockwiseA century from now it will come as no surpriseBut right here, we’ve been dealt this pack of lies I … Continued

Talking to the Cops – A Guide for Protest Groups

Acknowledging a renewed debate about the merits and risks for protesters negotiating or communicating with the police, one of the co-founders of environmental group Extinction Rebellion claimed in February that concerns raised by other campaigners were “a proxy for the justification of violence”. He added that “as soon as you don’t talk to police, you’re more likely to provoke police violence. We try to charm the police so they’ll arrest people in a civilized way”.