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A newspaper columnist who has worked for the BBC has been revealed as one of the activists behind Extinction Rebellion’s blocking of a printing press on Friday.
The blockade prevented the distribution of several national newspapers, leaving hundreds of Britons without their newspapers on Saturday morning.
Now, Donnachadh McCarthy, a columnist for the Independent, has been revealed as one of around 100 XR activists who took part in the protest at a print shop in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire.
In addition to writing regularly for a national newspaper, McCarthy also appears frequently on radio and television, including BBC’s It’s Not Easy Being Green and ITV’s How Green is Your House.
At 9.30am on Saturday morning, he tweeted a photograph of the blockade at Broxbourne, saying: ‘Dawn at #ExtinctionRebellion’s blockade of Murdoch’s printed works. 9 hours and a bunch of rebels still locked up. Murdoch + media billionaires must tell the truth about the climate and ecological crises.
Donnachadh McCarthy, a columnist for the Independent, has been revealed as one of around 100 XR activists who participated in the protest.
McCarthy, who works as an environmental auditor for companies and is the author of The Prostitute State – How Britain’s Democracy Was Bought, has also written for The Sunday Times, The Guardian and Esquire magazine.
Donnachadh McCarthy, a columnist for the Independent, has been revealed as of one of around 100 XR activists who took part in the protest
McCarthy advises businesses and organizations on how to improve their environmental practices.
Last week, he appeared at an XR protest near the Houses of Parliament, where he addressed a group of activists.
She has also participated in several street closures in central London.
In his role as environmental editor, through his London-based green audit consultancy 3 Acorns, McCarthy advises companies and organizations on how to improve their environmental practices.
Gully Bujak, a committed Extinction Rebellion activist who works as an actress and model, was also involved in the lockdown.
Speaking outside the printing plant on Friday night, he said: ‘The climate emergency is an existential threat to humanity. Instead of putting this on the front page every day as it deserves, many of our outlets ignore the issue and some are actively sowing the seeds of climate denial. ‘
The 27-year-old’s previous battle honors include being arrested at a protest last April after sitting in a pink boat blocking the center of Oxford Circus. On that occasion, she said that the police were “polite and considerate” but that, she reflected, it was solely due to her “privileged position as a middle-class white woman.”
Donnachadh McCarthy who works as an actress and model
Gully Bujak, a committed Extinction Rebellion activist who works as an actress and model, also took part in the blockade
Jonathan Fuller, an ex-civil servant with HMRC and Transport London, also took part in the blockade
Alanna Byrne, Extinction Rebellion’s media coordinator, justified stopping the distribution of national newspapers on Saturday and also attended
Donnachadh MacCarthy previously made headlines after his arrest during the Oxford Circus lockdown
Fuller, 62, and now a full-time environmental activist, previously made headlines after his arrest during the Oxford Circus lockdown in April last year when he went viral.
The clip saw him praise the police for the kindness, concern and professionalism they showed him while he was under arrest and in custody.
The 62-year-old has previously campaigned against the Southend airport expansion and proposals for an airport on the Thames estuary.
He said on Saturday: ‘There are many things that the media and print media do not report on, particularly the right-wing press, which is why we are here today.
In September 2018, the UN Secretary General declared that climate change is an existential threat, but it was not widely reported. The same thing happened in February 2020 when the [US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration] predicted that the first ice-free summer would be 2024.
‘The cruelty of this is particularly for the young. The media deny them the information to protect themselves, to prevent what could eventually kill them. ‘
Matthew Hammond, 51, a substitute math teacher and home tutor from Exeter, also participated, revealing it was only his third protest.
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“Murdoch has destroyed personal debates on many things, including climate change and Brexit, and has just become a party.”
Alanna Byrne, Extinction Rebellion media coordinator, justified stopping the distribution of national newspapers on Saturday and also attended.
She said: ‘If we are to solve this mess we are in, the mainstream media must stop benefiting from the clickbait culture that swims in misinformation, which makes us hate our neighbors, suspect foreigners and vulnerable groups. , and unite the nation in action. ‘
Byrne graduated in English literature and art history from the University of Roehampton.
She previously worked as a project manager and communications coordinator for the charity Action for Stammering Children.
She also worked for a year at a production company in Los Angeles before joining Project Cordillera, a company that organizes sustainable adventure vacations in South America.
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Extinction Rebellion activists blocked printouts for national newspapers on Friday
Now, the activists behind blocking the free press have been revealed.
Donnachadh McCarthy was one, despite writing a column for The Independent