Extinction Rebellion is a primeval, anti-capitalist cult

The Telegraph | Oct 12, 2019 at 5:00 PM
  • With bourgeois baby-boomers bopping goofily to techno music in Trafalgar Square, hemp-trousered “crusties” obstructing bridges as they sit cross-legged on yoga mats, and even the likes of the Prime Minister’s father on board, Extinction Rebellion (XR) has sometimes resembled a wellness festival for ageing hippies meets a sit-in by the National Trust.