Oxford Circus, Spearman, London discussed on Morning Edition

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Bus routes, and according to police affected half a million people police have already made nearly three hundred arrests here's NPR's Frank Langfitt in London. Is mid afternoon in Oxford circus, and if into a giant political street party 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 on the sailboat and over here. I can see a bunch of people are serving food. I just couldn't couldn't miss it. I just have to be here. L Spearman traveled will Heribert south west Birmingham. She's a high school senior who's participated in school strikes over climbed. The change words action now are written on her forehead the government not taking this seriously. We need people to ignore that. Actually, we are in a state of emergency. And it's only gonna get worse. And I am very sketched. My future David Gillan is 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 in Bela? We would probably have to eat a lot more local foods so things would have to be grown locally not such a distance. Certainly people would probably have to fly less nearby. Bury Nash leans against the stop lake watching the protest. He manages drivers delivered dusty parts here, but sent them home because the demonstrations may traffic impossible. Generally supports the protesters goals, but not their methods. I thought thanks everyday pay to live in is always has got to work. Would you have sent me? Yes. In addition dogs for circus. Demonstrators have taken control of marble arch Waterloo, bridge and parliament square extinction..

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