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James Shaw, the joint-leader of the New Zealand Greens who was assaulted yesterday on his way to parliament, has come out in support for the strikers, still sporting a black eye.
“I would prefer that science and technology were used to save the planet rather than exploit it. Kia kaha tamariki” Zazie – 11 #SchoolStrike4Climate #Fridays4Future #ClimateStrike pic.twitter.com/4IhzPSz5br