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#135 - Adam McGibbon On #KillTheBill, The Right To Protest And If Violence Is Ever Acceptable

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#135 - Adam McGibbon On #KillTheBill, The Right To Protest And If Violence Is Ever Acceptable
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Adam McGibbon is an activist and writer originally from Belfast. He has a long history of being involved in social and environmental protest. He was Vice President of Queen's University Belfast Students' Union during the successful 2010-11 campaign to stop university tuition fee increases. He has been involved in direct action protests against tax avoiders, occupations, and recently ran a successful 3-year campaign to stop the British Government giving billions in taxpayer's money to fossil fuel projects overseas. He is now the UK Campaign Lead for Market Forces, an organisation that stops banks from funding projects that harm the environment. We spoke about the right to protest, why it is important, the #killthebill protests and whether violence is ever an acceptable form of protest! If you haven’t already and you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe to this podcast and our mailing list, and don’t forget, my book, Brexit: The Establishment Civil War, is now out, you’ll find the links in the description below. [**ORDER BREXIT:THE ESTABLISHMENT CIVIL WAR HERE**]( https://amzn.to/39XXVjq) [***Get 25% off podcast hosting with Podiant***](https://pcast.link/chatter/) [***Order GameStop T-shirts Here!***](https://teespring.com/en-GB/stores/to-the-moon-59) ***RESOURCES*** https://twitter.com/AdamMcGibbon https://www.independent.co.uk/author/adam-mcgibbon Andreas Malm - How To Blow Up A Pipeline - https://amzn.to/3cVXIyB https://www.versobooks.com/books/3665-how-to-blow-up-a-pipeline https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/northern-ireland-students-saved-1bn-thanks-to-tuition-fees-campaign-39694383.html https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/met-police-chief-urged-priti-patel-to-use-extinction-rebellion/ https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/extinction-rebellion-protests-london-april-1-money-rebellion-b927019.html https://novaramedia.com/2021/03/25/who-dreamt-up-the-police-bill-the-police-of-course/ https://scoop.upworthy.com/people-whitesplaining-martin-luther-king-jr-words-to-his-own-son Follow us on [Twitter]( https://twitter.com/Give_Me_TheJist) or [sign up for our mailing list here]( http://eepurl.com/cSmT7v) to get information on my book, [Brexit: The Establishment Civil War](http://www.establishmentcivilwar.co.uk/). Music from Just Jim - [https://soundcloud.com/justjim](https://soundcloud.com/justjim)
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