Jane Fonda is trying to draw attention to the problem of humanity
11.12.2019 / News author: Alexandra
Jane Fonda has participated in the protests in Washington over the climate crisis over the last four weeks and against "the role of wars and the US army" in global warming. On three of these occasions the actress was arrested and handcuffed with plastic flanges for being in areas where demonstrations are prohibited. "This is a way of using my fame to convey the message that we are facing a crisis that could determine if our children and grandchildren have a future or if the planet will continue to be habitable," said Fonda.
Jane Fonda, arrested for protesting against climatic change. Renowned actresses also participated in the last of these acts, such as Rosanna Arquette and Catherine Keener, who are asking to apply a new program, proposed by the Democratic Party, called Green New Deal, to change the US power generation and that President Trump , at the head of the Republicans, considers it too "radical." "It is urgent to act, we have to be very brave," reiterated Fonda, who will continue with these protests during the 14 Fridays that will happen in the US capital on the occasion of the production of Netflix's Grace and Frankie series.
The Fire Drill Fridays group (“Friday fire drill”), created by Fonda following the inspiration of the mobilizations promoted by Greta Thunberg, protests by issuing slogans such as “We must make the Earth big again, not the United States”, "Jane ends the fight" or "This is not a drill, our house is on fire." «You don't see it, but I have armor that protects me [...] I'm 81 years old. There is nothing you can do to me. No matter what they do, ”said the actress. The actress has a long history as an activist in defense of various causes. In 1972, during the Vietnam War, Fonda paid a visit to Hanoi and posed in some photographs sitting on a piece of anti-aircraft artillery.
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