Oxford Circus, Spearman, London discussed on Morning Edition


Bus routes, and according to police affected half a million people please have already made nearly three hundred arrests. Here's NPR's Frank Langfitt in London. It's mid afternoon in Oxford circus, and if into a giant political street hardy right here in the center of London in the middle of this. Crossroads is a pink sailboat that somebody wheeled in and a bunch of robbers have been performing up on the sailboat and over here. I can see a bunch of people are serving food. I just couldn't Khemisset. I just have to be here. L Spearman traveled in Harrison, south west Birmingham. She's a high school senior participated in school strikes over climbed. The change words action now are written on her forehead, the government anon- taking mysteriously we need people to acknowledge that actually we are in a state of emergency. It's only gonna get worse than I am, very sketchy. Fuchsia David Gillam Hertfordshire coordinator extinction. Rebellion the group behind the protests. We're looking for a zero carbon Britain by two thousand twenty five which means reducing emissions. Very seriously very rapidly. What sacrifices would we have to make be on us? We would probably have to eat a lot more local foods so things would have to be grown locally not broken such distance. I'm certainly people would probably have to fly less nearby. Barry, Nash leans against the stop lake watching the protest. She manages drivers delivered dust drill parts here, but sent them home because the demonstrations may traffic impossible nurse generally supports the protesters goals, but not their methods. Thanks, every guy paper to live in his Joe has got to work. Would you remain? Yes. As that great. In addition to Oxford circus demonstrators have taken control of marble arch Waterloo, bridge and parliament square extinction..

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