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Jane Fonda arrested protesting climate change in Washington

11 October 2019

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Fonda "was protesting with the group Oil Change International over the climate crisis", and was among those arrested and charged with "crowding, obstructing or incommoding".

"Inspired by Greta and the youth climate strikes as well as Reverend Barber's Moral Mondays and Randall Robinson's often daily anti-apartheid protests, I've moved to Washington, D.C.to be closer to the epicenter of the fight for our climate", Fonda wrote.

U.S. actress Jane Fonda listens to Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe's speech before receiving the Vermeil Medal of the City of Paris on June 10, 2010 at the Paris City Hall.

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Fonda, forever known as "Hanoi Jane" to those who took offense to her stand against the Vietnam War, criticized Democrats for failing to advance the left's climate agenda.

In her post, Fonda called the demonstrations "Fire Drill Fridays". Celebrities, scientists, economists and people from impacted communities will join her for "Fire Drill Friday", each week.

"We love you Jane" is what a crowd could be heard saying.

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Fonda added: 'I talked to Pamela Anderson, for example.

"What we're facing is so important and so urgent, it doesn't matter". "This is the future. And if we don't do it, huge parts of the planet are going to be uninhabitable, by the way".

While praising the kids for their work on climate alarmism, Fonda also told the L.A. Times that it is time for "the grandmas" to step up. "They still have the torch, but the grandmas are taking it now and continuing it right up until the key thing, which is next November".

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Fonda said the rallies will concentrate on a push to stop all new leasing permits for fossil fuel development on public lands and waters, and to seek a gradual phaseout over 30 years, so that people who work for the fossil fuel industry will get "decent union jobs" that can support families.

Jane Fonda arrested protesting climate change in Washington