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Celebrate the rebellion, and build the climate movement

22 October 2019
Two weeks of action by Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists has brought the issue of climate change onto the streets and into the headlines.

Extinction Rebellion activists show determination with new disruptive protest

18 October 2019
Thousands of Extinction Rebellion protesters brought traffic in central London to a standstill for several hours

Don’t use XR tube action to attack the climate rebels

17 October 2019
Protests are often disruptive—does anyone think that the protests in Hong Kong or Ecuador or Catalonia recently weren’t?

Extinction Rebellion activists defy police ban on protests

16 October 2019
Activists took to the streets despite a police crackdown

Celebrate the climate movement - and join it

15 October 2019
The International Rebellion has brought together tens of thousands of people across the globe to demand climate justice.

‘Build on climate strikes’ say education workers

15 October 2019
Over 250 education workers, students and activists joined the Climate emergency—educating for the future conference in London last Saturday.

Protests around the world for the planet

15 October 2019
From Germany to India, the US to New Zealand, people from around the world took action in unity to demand climate justice.

Extinction Rebellion targets the City financiers

14 October 2019
Hundreds of rebels occupied the junction outside Bank underground station—under the shadow of the Bank of England

Extinction Rebellion—a carnival of resistance on London’s streets

13 October 2019
Rebels from the Extinction Rebellion took over some of the most famous streets in London in a bid to force action on climate change.

Tens of thousands of people join big Extinction Rebellion march

12 October 2019
March organisers Extinction Rebellion said 30,000 people marched

Extinction Rebellion protesters take on aviation industry with occupation at London City Airport

10 October 2019
Climate protesters occupied London City Airport

Cops launch major attack on International Rebellion

09 October 2019
Chaotic scenes filled the streets of central London as police fought to throw Extinction Rebellion protesters off the streets

The cops aren’t on our side

08 October 2019
Police actions against Extinction Rebellion (XR) show their job is to ensure business as usual under capitalism.

Climate rebellion must beware of false friends

08 October 2019
False friends are clustering around the climate movement. They know that millions of people across the world support climate action to avert catastrophe. Instead of denying the need for it, they pose as sympathetic but “reasonable”.

International Rebellion over climate change reaches 60 countries

08 October 2019
Organisers say rebels in around 60 countries will take action during the two-week International Rebellion.

The things they say - on the International Rebellion

08 October 2019
‘Police blasted on eco anarchy’

International Rebellion day two - defiance and debates ignite the climate movement

08 October 2019
The Extinction Rebellion (XR) rising in London at the start of this week was defiant, determined and a huge boost to the climate movement.

Activists defy cops to hold sites in London on first day of climate rebellion

07 October 2019
The first day of Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) occupation of London on Monday was shaped by resistance—and police repression.

Thousands descend on London as international climate rebellion begins

07 October 2019
Thousands of rebels poured onto the streets of central London early on Monday morning to demand urgent and dramatic action on the climate emergency.

Cops clamp down on climate activists ahead of International Rebellion

06 October 2019
A brutal show of force from the Metropolitan police on Saturday saw cops swoop in on one of Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) warehouses, confiscate equipment and arrest activists.

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