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Greta Thunberg calls for digital strikes amid coronavirus fears – urging fellow climate campaigners to avoid mass protests and listen to local authorities

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  1. [3]
    vakieh
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    So I went looking for a suitable digital protest icon and it turns out there isn't one (to the point of one of those useless online petitions). I was hoping for at least a looney tunes sign on a...

    So I went looking for a suitable digital protest icon and it turns out there isn't one (to the point of one of those useless online petitions). I was hoping for at least a looney tunes sign on a post emoji, but the best that currently exists appears to be ✊.

    So ✊ from me.

    1 vote
    1. [2]
      mycketforvirrad
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      We often use that emoji to represent 'fingers crossed' here in Sweden, due to the saying being 'hålla tummarna/hold the thumbs'. Accidentally appropriate as we cross our fingers for climate action.

      We often use that emoji to represent 'fingers crossed' here in Sweden, due to the saying being 'hålla tummarna/hold the thumbs'. Accidentally appropriate as we cross our fingers for climate action.

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      1. cwagner
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        German is "die Daumen drücken" (putting pressure on the thumbs). Interesting :)

        German is "die Daumen drücken" (putting pressure on the thumbs). Interesting :)

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