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" One touch of nature

makes all the world kin "

William Shakespeare

Less is More: Why we still need naked protest

March 13th, 2021

Syrian artist Hala Faisal in New York 2005, protesting against the Iraq war and the Israeli occupation of Palestine

From an article in Mic magazine by Eve Upton-Clark:

On a chilly March morning, 20-year-old student Eden stood in a crypt beneath a church in Central London. Joining in a sharing circle with a group of other women, of all ages and backgrounds, they discussed the day’s agenda. The stenciled paint across their bare chests read “climate rape,” “climate justice,” and “climate emergency.” After covering up to walk to Waterloo Bridge, Eden stripped along with 31 other women and proceeded to brave the elements, despite the freezing rain, for two hours. The topless protest, held on International Women’s Day 2020 by Extinction Rebellion, aimed to draw attention to the disproportionate impact of climate change on women across the world…  READ MORE