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Why I joined Extinction Rebellion and broke the law

Steve Melia Senior lecturer in transport and planning University of the West of England, Bristol BS16 (Writing in a personal capacity)
10 May 2019
 

After a lifetime of paying my taxes, avoiding parking fines and generally obeying the law, a few days ago I defied an order to leave a protest area, was arrested, went back, was arrested again, and charged (‘Transport academic arrested at protest’ LTT 26 Apr). In the back of a Black Maria I found myself face-to-face with a consultant from one of the top transport consultancies who had just committed a similar offence. “I can’t understand some of my colleagues,” he...

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