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A working-class green movement is out there but not getting the credit it deserves

Bell, Karen

Authors

Karen Bell Karen.Bell@uwe.ac.uk
Senior Lecturer in Human Geography



Abstract

Environmental protests are now frequently reported in the media, and the green movement is, at last, getting the attention it deserves. But most of the focus is on the activities of groups, such as Extinction Rebellion, which are not strongly rooted in working-class organisations and communities.

This is a problem because, if we want to build the broad-based support necessary for a radical transition to sustainability, we must recognise and build on all strands of environmentalism, especially that of the working class....

Other Type Newspaper Article
Publication Date Oct 11, 2019
APA6 Citation Bell, K. (2019). A working-class green movement is out there but not getting the credit it deserves
Related Public URLs https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/11/a-working-class-green-movement-is-out-there-but-not-getting-the-credit-it-deserves
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