Category: Thompson

John Jay College Prof Erin Thompson Gives Instructions on How to Topple Statues ‘Faster’
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John Jay College Prof Erin Thompson Gives Instructions on How to Topple Statues ‘Faster’

John Jay College Professor of Criminal Justice Erin Thompson advised on social media how to topple monuments such as a Christopher Columbus statue so that “it’ll go [down] faster.” “I’m a professor who studies the deliberate destruction of cultural heritage and I just have to say… use chain instead of rope and it’ll go faster,” said…

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Emma Thompson Pens CNN Op-Ed Demanding Action on ‘Climate Emergency We Created’
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Emma Thompson Pens CNN Op-Ed Demanding Action on ‘Climate Emergency We Created’

British actress and climate activist Emma Thompson penned an op-ed for CNN on Tuesday demanding greater urgency from world governments and their leaders to address the “climate emergency we have created.” The Academy-Award winning actress began her piece saying “warnings from scientists have gone unheeded by those who have the power to change course,” while…

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