03 May 2021
The protests were able to delay the distribution of newspapers including The Sun, The Daily Telegraph and The Daily Mail. The estimated cost of this delay was £1.2 million.
24 April 2021
Six Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists were acquitted of criminal damage charges in a landmark verdict at Southwark Crown Court
13 April 2021
The trial began on Monday of seven people, including two Extinction Rebellion co-founders, charged with £25,000 of criminal damage at Shell’s London headquarters.
11 April 2021
Extinction Rebellion targeted banks last week as part of a campaign against their funding for fossil fuels. Sam Ord looks at global banks’ climate failures
06 April 2021
A BBC documentary focuses on the climate activist who inspired a movement. But Thunberg insists it’s not all about one person
02 April 2021
Seaspiracy has a great deal to say about capitalism’s damage of our oceans from pollution and species destruction
23 March 2021
Israel held its fourth election in two years as Socialist Worker went to press.
The election was called after a coalition government led by warmonger Binyamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz collapsed.
18 March 2021
A call to unite and resist the Tories’ protest-smashing Police Bill went out from an online meeting
17 March 2021
MPs have taken another step towards making it much harder for people to protest in Britain.
08 March 2021
It’s ten years since two disasters compromised one of the largest nuclear plants in the world. It showed that nuclear power can never be safe, says Martin Empson
02 March 2021
A third of Britain’s top companies produce carbon dioxide emissions at a rate that is accelerating global warming and adding to the climate crisis.
01 March 2021
The scrapping of the Labour Party list of candidates for the Liverpool mayoral election by Keir Starmer has caused outrage in the city and nationally.
20 February 2021
In a new book, Bill Gates claims competition is the solution to climate crises. He shouldn’t be trusted
19 February 2021
Millions of people in Texas, US, face water shortages after a deadly Arctic storm damaged water pipes and treatment plants.
16 February 2021
Bailiffs have begun removing protesters occupying tunnels in central London to oppose the construction of the HS2 high speed rail line
15 February 2021
A Norwich Extinction Rebellion spokesperson said, “Alex is not a criminal. He is a young man terrified about his future."
14 February 2021
Take up of the coronavirus vaccine has been much higher than expected. A quarter of the British adult population is now vaccinated.
09 February 2021
People occupying tunnels in Euston against the HS2 project are resisting eviction, reports Sophie Squire
08 February 2021
The government has chosen a former Labour MP turned Lord to lead an investigation into “extremism on the far left”.
27 January 2021
Environmental activists on Wednesday were defying police attempts to remove them in central London