“More tractors swerving from left to right (accompanied by music) on a highway forcing traffic to slow down. Gotta love the dystopian windmill at the horizon, lol.”#BoerenProtest pic.twitter.com/xVW7RKAcYW— Alt Skull (@AltSkull53) October 1, 2019
The Confederate flag is a symbol of rebellion all over the world. It is fitting that it would show up in the farmer revolt in the Netherlands.
“Slow-moving convoys of tractors clogged up nearly 700 miles of major highways in the Netherlands on Tuesday, as farmers inched toward The Hague to protest what they claim is an attempt to blame them over nitrogen pollution.
About 10,000 farmers planned the protest to argue they are unfairly being blamed after a court ruling found that the Netherlands is violating European emission rules. ..
“This is about our families, our future, the future of our children,” sheep farmer Bart Kemp, one of the protest’s organizers, said during an emotional speech. “It’s about our way of life.” …”
I completely understand.
IN THE STREETS? As with the Yellow Vests in France, that’s the only reason why this issue has drawn international attention.
Note: The pitfalls of street activism with us are much greater because we are dissidents who reject the legitimacy of the entire system and its ruling elite.