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ChinesePod ChinesePod Today: Activists Disrupt London’s Financial District (simp. characters)

ChinesePod Today - simp.
ChinesePod Today - simp.
ChinesePod News (April 26, 2019)

Extinction Rebellion leaders began a series of protests in London on April 15 to demand
that U.K. lawmakers recognize climate change as an emergency. Final demonstrations
on Thursday targeted the financial district. Activists hoped to shed light on the financial
sector’s role in “funding climate and ecological destruction,” the Associated Press

NOTE: This video features SIMPLIFIED characters, which are used in Mainland China. For viewers studying the form of written Chinese used in Hong Kong and Taiwan (traditional), the traditional-character version of this story (alongside all others of ChinesePod Today) is available at

This ChinesePod Today news broadcast includes the following vocabulary:

服从 to obey
瘫痪 to disrupt
示威 to protest
灭绝 to become extinct
适得其反 counter-productive

Editor's Note:
2'17 响应 were mistyped as 回应

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