Articles Protest Worldwide Europe/EU United Kingdom irresponsible lending reverend billy the guardian Language: English Author: John Vidal
Reverend Billy’s activists dressed as extinct species went on bank tour across the UK fighting against irresponsible lending.
The creatures used to live in the forests of central America and extinct 25 years ago, the activists dressed as them started to sing and also approach staff bearing small trees and pictures of other endangered species.
Their aim is to remind to the bankers that decades of irresponsible lending have resulted in climate change, the death of nature and social disintegration. They want to persuade governments and institutions that masive change is necessary to avoid apocalypse.
“Something happens when you break into a bank. They are the like cathedrals, full of hushed voices and reverence for money. They are moving billions of dollars, funding industries that are causing climate change, deforestation, pollution and loss of diversity.”
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