Magazine article New Internationalist

[Copse: The Cartoon Book of Tree Protesting]

Magazine article New Internationalist

[Copse: The Cartoon Book of Tree Protesting]

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Quite a different kettle of fish is Copse: the Cartoon Book of Tree Protesting. Brought up on a diet of Greenham Peace Camp -- she was II years old when her mother took her and her older sister to join the antimissile protestors -- Kate Evans is now an environmental activist with a rare talent to inspire and amuse. This book's a delight, displaying political activism at its most refreshing and fun. There's passion without pomposity and humour by the bucketful in her illustrated account of the pro-tree and anti-road struggles that have attracted such media attention in recent years.

In his introduction to Copse, environmental writer George Monbiot somewhat optimistically describes Britain's direct-action campaign against road building as 'the most successful revolutionary movement in Western Europe in the second half of the twentieth century. …

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