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Environmentalist Protester: ‘Burn Down’ Homes of Wall Street Execs

Other ideas include destroying buildings with a sledgehammer.

Environmentalist protestors at the anti-capitalism “Flood Wall Street” march suggested tactics such as burning down the homes of Wall Street executives and politicians and smashing buildings as ways to combat climate change. (Warning: NSFW language).

“All these people have names an addresses, like, every person f[***]ing us over, we know where they live, and we could go there, and burn their houses down,” one protester tells National Review Online reporter Katherine Timpf.

Several protestors had violent solutions for how to save the planet.

“They should be taking f[***]ing sledgehammers and just busting up everything, and shutting the system down altogether” says another.

Other suggestions included going to the schools of wealthy people to “shame their children.”

Thousands of people attended Monday’s march, and several dozen were arrested.

Video was filmed by Dan Ahrens.

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