Schools’ ‘Woke Agenda’ Causes Children ‘Climate Change Anxiety’: Australian Senator

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An Australian Liberal Senator has accused the acquisition section of bringing children “climate change anxiety” arsenic she called retired the “strong left-wing bend” crossed the schoolhouse system.

The remark comes arsenic extremist clime protesters continued the wide disruption successful Sydney’s Hyde Park aft bringing the CBD to a standstill connected Monday, aggravating the constabulary unit successful Sydney and the New South Wales (NSW) government.

Police connected Monday arrested 10 Blockade Australia protesters, including a 22-year-old pistillate who utilized a motorcycle fastener to chain herself to the steering instrumentality of her rental car to artifact postulation astatine the Sydney Harbour Tunnel.

Blockade Australia spokesperson Jonah Sabtay told the Australian Associated Press that the protests were meant to show the disruption caused by the “climate collapse,” arsenic helium blamed Sydney’s system for the problem.

Liberal Senator Hollie Hughes condemned the activists’ actions arsenic “completely irresponsible and disruptive.”

“It was astir laughable erstwhile you saw the miss that enactment a motorcycle concatenation astir her cervix … to past portion from a non-reusable h2o vessel and I’m beauteous definite she wasn’t driving an Eevee. So the hypocrisy is live and good with these people,” she told Sky News Australia connected Tuesday.

Left-Wing School Agenda Driving Activism

Hughes, who got into occupation past week for saying the acquisition strategy is tally by Marxists, attributed young people’s “climate alteration anxiety” to the “woke agenda” crossed the schoolhouse system.

She said it’s “dangerous” for students to beryllium told of the assumed “catastrophic impacts that are astir to hap connected their lives oregon their futures are doomed.”

“There is simply a precise beardown left-wing bend, anyone that denies that either doesn’t person kids astatine schoolhouse oregon aren’t saying what’s happening adjacent with the curriculum.”

The outspoken Liberal legislator added that specified schoolhouse contented results successful students voting for the left-wing Greens erstwhile they permission school.

Labor MP Matt Thistlethwaite echoed Hughes’ sentiment connected the Blockade clime protesters’ disruption but disagreed that the group’s actions are a effect of the schoolhouse system.

“There’s perfectly nary grounds of that astatine all,” helium told Sky News Australia, “I spot from the teachers that are teaching my kids successful the assemblage that I correspond that they enactment very, precise hard.”

“I deliberation that you and your enactment person learned the acquisition from the predetermination and that is that Australians bash privation stronger enactment connected clime change. They privation greater integrity and authorities and women privation much rights.”

In response, Hughes said portion galore radical see clime alteration actions precise important, “a batch of radical don’t privation to wage for it either.”

“We could person affordable, reliable baseload powerfulness done a renewable system. That’d beryllium great. But the exertion conscionable doesn’t beryllium and nary 1 is being honorable and upfront astir that.”

Environmental Activists Continue to Protest successful Sydney

Meanwhile, NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet criticised the clime activists’ actions arsenic “disrespectful” and warned they won’t beryllium tolerated.

“It has to stop, the constabulary are retired successful unit contiguous and they’ll marque the arrests and my anticipation is they volition look the afloat unit of the law,” helium told Sydney vigor 2GB.

NSW Police Minister Paul Toole called the protesters “ nonrecreational pests.”

“I’m furious. The nationalist are furious,” helium told the Nine Network.

Blockade Australia spokesperson James Woods said connected Tuesday the protestation volition proceed each week.

“Resistance volition continue. Blockade Australia volition again instrumentality to the streets tomorrow, to proceed disrupting Australia’s demolition wherever it began,” helium said successful a statement.

Nina Nguyen


Nina Nguyen is simply a newsman based successful Sydney. She covers Australian quality with a absorption connected social, cultural, and individuality issues. She is fluent successful Vietnamese. Contact her astatine [email protected]