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Editorial: Activists make noise, not sense

4 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

Disruption is not wisdom.
That distinction was lost on a group of climate activists who thought Wednesday morning commuters would see their snarling of Boston traffic and take up arms against fossil fuels.
There's nothing like deliberately blocking people from getting where they need to be to awaken solidarity with one's cause.
“We're disrupting traffic because we need society to wake up and treat the climate crisis for what it is: an emergency. We can't continue to go about our daily lives as if nothing is happening,” said Extinction Rebellion member James Comiskey in a statement...
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