Sept 20th , 2019 Global Climate Strike. #climatestrike
The point of protest is to draw attention Ă˘â‚¬â€ś to wave your arms, shout your demands, make people stop and think. Australia isnĂ˘â‚¬â„˘t known for these types of spectacles Ă˘â‚¬â€ś a mixture of apathy (Ă˘â‚¬Ĺ“no one caresĂ˘â‚¬Âť), and tall poppy syndrome (Ă˘â‚¬Ĺ“I donĂ˘â‚¬â„˘t want to bignote myselfĂ˘â‚¬Âť) and fragile privilege keeps people in check, and off the streets. On my way to the School Strike for Climate with my son, a man lent in and suggested we Ă˘â‚¬Ĺ“get a jobĂ˘â‚¬Âť. I was very happy to see such an amazing turnout Ă˘â‚¬â€ś unprecedented Ă˘â‚¬â€ś with tallies coming in at 150,000. Maybe things are changing. And my son could put paid to that manĂ˘â‚¬â„˘s comment Ă˘â‚¬Ĺ“No jobs if thereĂ˘â‚¬â„˘s no planet, DadĂ˘â‚¬Âť.
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