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‘I was slipping into despair’: Jane Fonda finds hope, purpose in climate change activism | USA Today

Jane Fonda’s 82nd birthday party was a doozy. The Oscar-winning actress spent the special day in December with some of her celebrity friends: Rosanna Arquette, Gloria Steinem and Casey Wilson were all there. Hundreds of other new friends showed up, too, waving signs and chanting, “We love you!” Fonda smiled and waved, wearing a fetching fire-engine-red coat. Then, […]

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Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen Talk Activism, Arrests and Climate Change | The Hollywood Reporter

Jane Fonda says a common misconception about getting older is that few people make time for new friends. The responsibilities of life, work, offspring and “staying safe” (a nod to the current pandemic) often leave little wiggle room for fresh relationships. “I’m the opposite of this,” Fonda explained Friday morning in kicking off a special […]

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‘Civil Disobedience Has to Become the New Norm.’ Jane Fonda on the Fight Against Climate Change | Time

Jane Fonda wants to teach you about climate change. In the fall of 2019, Fonda regularly convened with fellow climate activists—and some of her Hollywood friends—on the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building to call for a Green New Deal and other government action on climate change. The protests, which she called “Fire Drill Fridays,” deliberately ended in […]

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Jane Fonda Won’t Stop Protesting — Even During a Pandemic

Jane Fonda has a word for those who doubt the efficacy of celebrity activists: Poppycock.  Undeterred by stay-at-home restrictions intended to combat the coronavirus pandemic, she is pivoting from physical protests to virtual ones: She and Greenpeace will conduct their first virtual Fire Drill Friday tomorrow.   The climate change protest, an outgrowth of the series of Fire Drill Fridays demonstrations Fonda led […]

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