Extremism rebellion


This report from the UK think tank Policy Exchange argues that Extinction Rebellion has mainstreamed the politics of a radical fringe.

The people behind Extinction Rebellion advocate a political agenda with ambitions that reach far beyond environmentalism. It is a campaign that seeks to use mass civil disobedience over climate change, to impose full system change to the democratic order. Yet, the underlying extremism of the campaign has been largely obscured from public view by what many see as the fundamental legitimacy of their stated cause.

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