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Extinction Rebellion


Wave of protests in Madrid to pile pressure on climate talks

Wave of protests in Madrid to pile pressure on climate talks The streets of Madrid were filled with defiant scenes last week as thousands of climate campaigners protested outside United Nations (UN) climate talks.

Why Roger Hallam was wrong about the Holocaust

Why Roger Hallam was wrong about the Holocaust  Hallam downplayed the Holocaust as “just another fuckery in human history” and “almost a normal event”.

Victory for Extinction Rebellion as court rules that police ban on protest was ‘illegal’

Victory for Extinction Rebellion as court rules that police ban on protest was ‘illegal’ Extinction Rebellion (XR) was vindicated in the High Court on Wednesday as judges ruled that a police order banning its International Rebellion was unlawful.

Whose streets? Our streets! Why it matters to fight for control of our space to resist

Whose streets? Our streets! Why it matters to fight for control of our space to resist As disruption flares up around the globe, Simon Basketter looks at how the architecture of cities, institutions and the system is designed to dampen dissent—but how these can face a radical challenge from below

What actually makes a ­person middle class?

What actually makes a ­person middle class? Tomáš Tengely-Evans argues that being middle class isn’t about your lifestyle, accent, or whether you do a manual job

Climate round-up: ‘Saladarity’ with animal protesters and demo for ‘educational revolution’

Climate round-up: ‘Saladarity’ with animal protesters and demo for ‘educational revolution’ Activists from the “Learning Rebellion” group marched to the Department for Education on Monday.

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 actions target BBC HQ and fossil fuel bosses’ conference

11 October 2019
Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists staged two more major direct actions in central London on Friday—the fifth day of their International Rebellion.

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.

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