Fascists Impersonate Climate Group to Say Coronavirus is Good for Earth

Vice | Mar 25, 2020 at 7:04 PM
  • A Twitter account claiming to be the regional arm of climate change activist group Extinction Rebellion (XR) tweeted photos of an apparent postering campaign promoting the coronavirus as a natural “cure” to the human “disease,” causing a swift backlash online.
  • Members are required to download racist sticker templates promoting white supremacism and nativist ideologies prevalent among the far-right.
  • Though Motherboard can’t confirm that the latest posters in the East Midlands were the work of the Hundred-Handers, another recent post by the group points to more impersonations of XR.