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Her Majesty’s ‘Extinction Rebellion’ Stages Phony Civil Disobedience Protests in U.K.

July 16, 2019 (EIRNS)—Her Majesty’s “Extinction Rebellion” in the U.K. held five demonstrations on Monday in London, Cardiff, Leeds, Bristol and Glasgow. Protests in each city focused on a different phony ecologist threat: rising sea levels, floods, wildfires, crop failures and extreme weather. According to Extinction Rebellion, more than 3,000 activists across the country have signed up to participate in acts of civil disobedience this week, a third of those in London.

A spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion said: “After [our campaign in] April, Parliament declared an environmental emergency, but no action has been taken on this, so we’re here to remind them that actions speak louder than words.”

Outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London 250 protesters blocked the Strand during 9 to 5 workday. Police said there had been no arrests. While one would expect the demonstrators to have been young people, the Guardian reports comments from three participants, none of them younger than 43.

One of them, 61-year-old Roc Sandford, said: “I’m involved because I have children and I want them not to starve and die in social collapse. If you look at what scientists are saying, that’s what’s coming.” What the Guardian doesn’t report is that Sandford is a millionaire who owns a house in London and an island in the Hebrides, where he lives “offline” for three months of the year.

Likewise, Guardian quotes 43-year-old Alex Evans, the leader of the Leeds Extinction Rebellion group. What it doesn’t mention is that Evans has worked as a fellow or consultant for a number of Malthusian institutions, starting with the Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit; the UN Secretary-General’s office as the writer of the 2011 UN High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability; and was an adviser to then-Labour Party Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and Labour cabinet ministers Hilary Benn and Valerie Amos.

In the United States he was senior non-resident fellow at the Center on International Cooperation at New York University, and has advised the World Resources Institute and the Brookings Institution. Significantly, he served as an adviser to the National Intelligence Council, in its 2008 policy paper, “Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World.” Produced every four years by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Global Trends 2025 in effect became the foreign policy of the Obama Administration, and its climate change and environmentalist agenda.

When he is not abusing children to participate in the phony Extinction campaign, he is running his “Collective Psychology Project,” which according to its website, is where “psychology and politics” meet.”

Evans joins other of Her Majesty’s top agents who are controlling the Extinction Rebellion, including Farhana Yamin, an Associate Fellow of the Energy, Environment and Resources Department at the Royal Institute for International Affairs/Chatham House, and Sam Gaell, a Chatham House researcher on China and energy issues (see EIR Daily Alert, July 2, 2019).

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