Report: Extinction Rebellion ‘activists’ being paid to protest

Report: Extinction Rebellion ‘activists’ being paid to protest
Psycho-nihilism, with Broccoli Sphere. Social media video (Twitter)

[Ed. – That would explain a few things.  Wonder if they have to buy their own props for the street theater.]

Extinction Rebellion is paying activists up to £400 a week to lead the protests that have brought chaos to the streets of Britain, documents seen by The Mail on Sunday reveal.

Protesters have received payments totalling more than £70,000 in four months alone.

But the eco-protest group privately fears it could face a six-figure tax bill if the money, which is given as expenses, is deemed to be payment for work done on XR’s behalf.

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Last night, one Tory MP called on HMRC to launch an immediate investigation into the movement’s tax affairs.

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