Experiments with Truth: Analysis

At climate rally, some signs of fraying in a movement’s big tent

In front of the White House early Sunday afternoon, a young man deftly scaled a small leafless tree, to the shock and dismay of the older activists around him. One police officer suggested that he come down, which he eventually did — only to be yelled at by a woman who said he’d damaged not only the tree but the entire climate movement.

“But you’re not letting us talk,” he told her. “It’s just all about you.”

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