Commuters Drag Climate Activists From London Trains

New York Times | Oct 17, 2019 at 12:43 PM
  • A bearded man wearing a suit walks on the roof of a London Underground train as a crowd of clearly infuriated commuters yell and point at him.
  • A few seconds later, another man leaps up and grabs his legs as the protester tries to kick him off.
  • Video of Thursday morning’s episode in eastern London, which was circulated widely, illustrated the complicated passions that have been ignited by protests in the British capital by Extinction Rebellion, a group of environmental activists who employ radical disruptive tactics to draw attention to the climate crisis.