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Students to strike for the climate

Students to strike for the climate School strikers around the world were set to take action this Friday to demand that governments take the climate emergency seriously

US wildfires—‘This is a climate damn emergency. This is real and it’s happening’

US wildfires—‘This is a climate damn emergency. This is real and it’s happening’ Human and ecological catastrophe is raging through the western United States.

Letters—The lack of Covid-19 testing is yet another Tory disaster

Letters—The lack of Covid-19 testing is yet another Tory disaster Cambridge university recently announced that it will be providing free weekly Covid-19 tests to all students living in college accommodation.

XR climate rebellion ends with rage at financial system

XR climate rebellion ends with rage at financial system Extinction Rebellion finished ten days of protests in London with a lively march through the heart of the City financial district.

Bosses’ press isn’t free

Bosses’ press isn’t free When Extinction Rebellion (XR) blockaded the entrances of two printing plants last week, it might not have anticipated the vitriolic response. 

Extinction Rebellion takes on the right wing media barons

Extinction Rebellion takes on the right wing media barons Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests—which began in London, Manchester and Cardiff last Tuesday—have drawn thousands of people worried about the climate crisis onto the streets.

Rebelling against the system

07 September 2020
As Extinction Rebellion takes to the streets of London, Manchester and Cardiff, Sarah Bates looks at the movement demanding urgent action on climate change

Extinction Rebellion continue to fight for the climate

05 September 2020
Climate rebels have turned their fire on the billionaire-owned press, racist Home Office and cash-guzzling HS2 developers in their latest protests.

Climate activists stage second day of rebellion

02 September 2020
Climate crisis activists across Britain took to the streets on Wednesday, as part of the second day of protests of the latest Rebellion.

Extinction Rebellion back on the streets

01 September 2020
Extinction Rebellion kicked off ten days of protests with defiant action in London, Cardiff and Manchester

Extinction Rebellion stage protests for the climate

30 August 2020
Climate change protesters with Extinction Rebellion (XR) are staging protests in towns and cities across Britain over the weekend, ahead of a new International Rebellion.

Extinction Rebellion plans protests despite police intimidation

27 August 2020
The police are trying to intimidate Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists away from protests.

Rebel for the climate in Manchester, Cardiff and London

24 August 2020
Extinction Rebellion (XR) was set to launch the latest phase of its global rebellion on Tuesday of next week

California wildfires show need for climate action

21 August 2020
Wildfires have caused devastation across northern California with a state of emergency declared across the US state.

Heatwaves show need for action on climate

11 August 2020
People are paying with their lives as extreme weather hits across the world, reports Sarah Bates

A weekend of protests— from treetops to river rigs

28 July 2020
A weekend of action against climate catastrophe saw activists clamber up trees, board drilling rigs and occupy roads in London and the surrounding area.

Tories’ pitiful ‘green’ plan is completely inadequate

25 July 2020
The government’s latest ‘green’ economic recovery plan is a cover for policies that benefit polluting big businesses writes Nick Clark

Boris year zero—a year of lies, cuts, corruption,  racism and ‘getting it done’

21 July 2020
There were those who thought a year of Boris Johnson as prime minister would spell disaster. 

Letters—New law in Philippines spells danger for all political activists

20 July 2020
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte finally passed the dangerous new anti-terror bill into law this month.

Virus, slump and racism show up system failure

07 July 2020
The Polish‑German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg warned that capitalism gives us a choice between “socialism or barbarism”. We need to choose—and fight for—socialism. 

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