Extinction Rebellion Youth Coordinator's Message to Trump

"You have children. How can you look your children in the eye while you're sending them and their children to their graves?" This Extinction Rebellion youth activist has a message for Donald Trump.

Youths are ready to #climatestrike

Extinction Rebellion put major cities on red alert with a series of direct actions. The group has galvanized youth across the world and they're now calling on all citizens to join the movement.

“To Trump, you have children. How can you look your children in the eye, while you're sending them and their children to their graves? It's disgusting, it's immoral and it's disgraceful. I don't know how anyone can claim to represent a people and throw away their futures or be a parent and throw away your children's future. They're violating the moral ethos of our nation. When, when people at the top and our government is corrupted like that morally and politically and economically, the only thing we can do is this, the only thing we can do is protest and leverage our power as people. There have been so many moments in history which we were apathetic, and there were horrible consequences. If we all stand by and do nothing, then nothing is going to get done. No one is going to do it for you. And frankly we all are interconnected by this moral obligation at this moment in history. I'm not going to be able to save myself or my family without your help. And you're not going to be able to save yourself or your family without mine. So, don't expect me to do this for you, don't expect the youth to do this for you and I won't expect you to do it for me. We're all going to do it together. And we're gonna work every single day to do it,” Jonathan Palash-Miznir, XR Youth US coordinator tells Brut.

Thunberg gained fame last fall when she began skipping school to protest outside the Swedish parliament. At first often standing alone, she eventually found an audience—and founded a movement—after posting about her “Fridays for the Future” on social media. Thunberg’s act of protest sparked student strikes in over 130 countries, including a mass walk-out months ago.


10/13/2019 10:25 AM


  • Stephen S.
    12/01/2019 12:56

    Must be clickbait, I thought it was going to be an ad for cologne??

  • Mike M.
    12/01/2019 02:22


  • Heather B.
    12/01/2019 01:51

    Soooooooo sick of this “teens” thinkin they know what theyre talkin about crap........

  • Everett C.
    12/01/2019 01:31

    You are sending them to the grave solely by giving them life. Death is inevitable

  • Douglas D.
    12/01/2019 00:24

    Another dumb post for the sheep

  • タイラー タ.
    11/30/2019 23:45

    Did this motherfuker just say moral ethos? Lol

  • Dusty A.
    11/30/2019 21:42

    Is he talking about planned parenthood lol sthu losers

  • Justin B.
    11/30/2019 20:26

    Just for you. Natural selection. It amazes me how arrogant and ignorant humans are with this subject. 99%(number for discussion purposes) of the population automatically assumes they are/will be, on the prevailing side of natures order. As a whole, the ego does not allow modern humans to perceive themselves as inferior, part of the food chain, or just another organism growing on a rock, thus all thoughts, ideas, belief systems, are justified in the mind, no matter the discourse. What nature needs may not be what the collective human experience or consciousness thinks, feels, understands, or projects, it is all merely wishful prophesies justified in the mind... The body is beast, and I am the rider. Happy Saturday

  • Jeffrey H.
    11/30/2019 20:19

    What a douchebag! Grow a pair get out of your mama basement get a job and contribute freaking loser. Blames everything on President Trump trump has only been in office for 3 years. What a f****** moron just like the rest of the antifa POS people.

  • Jeremy T.
    11/30/2019 19:47

    How come these nuts never have an8to say to china or India?

  • Jamie A.
    11/30/2019 16:14

    Ignorant BS.

  • Patrick T.
    11/30/2019 14:20

    Climate change is kind of like Bigfoot, Abominable Snowman, Loch Ness Monster and the Bermuda Triangle!

  • Jay R.
    11/30/2019 14:09

    Looks like the symbol for black widow.

  • Steven J.
    11/30/2019 13:47


  • Mike H.
    11/30/2019 13:40

    Let me guess we only have 10 years before the Earth blows up. Back in the 70s it was global cooling and we were heading toward another ice age, for the last 20 it’s been Global Warming yet nothing has changed.

  • Aaron R.
    11/30/2019 13:14


  • Bryan H.
    11/30/2019 12:43

    People who claim that the current president is “ending the world” or is “ignoring climate change” don’t understand how climate change works.. its gradual and would take China and India to completely stop operating lol. The President of the USA doesn’t control climate change lol

  • Ron B.
    11/30/2019 11:47

    WYD is this lol sit faced kid talking about and way am I seeing this crap on my news feed? Thanks facebook, your pushing your agendas again.

  • Stephen D.
    11/30/2019 08:23

    Judging from the comments, doesn't look like things are going too well LOL

  • Jesse F.
    11/30/2019 05:04

    Tell you what, if one of you extinct rebels try blocking traffic while I'm heading to work, you're gonna get rolled.

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