Socialist Worker

Extinction Rebellion


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.

What can we do about rising sea levels?

06 October 2019
Sea levels are rising faster than ever before with catastrophic consequences for human survival and animal and marine life.

Up to 30,000 get ready to join Extinction Rebellion climate action in London

04 October 2019
“We’re going to make rebellion something everyone wants to do,” declared Extinction Rebellion (XR), just days ahead of its occupation of central London.

Build the climate movement to win a better world

01 October 2019
The climate rebellion is entering a crucial new chapter. Thousands of Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists plan to take over parts of central London as part of the International Rebellion.

Extinction Rebellion activists say – ‘Climate rebellion is making history’

30 September 2019
Tens of thousands of people will be occupying central London in October demanding action over climate change. Extinction Rebellion activists spoke to Sarah Bates about why the action matters—and how it’s making an impact

Big strikes and protests in New Zealand kick off day of action over climate change

27 September 2019
A huge climate strike has hit New Zealand, where 170,000 people have walked out to demand climate justice.

Labour conference backs strong climate action despite some union opposition

25 September 2019
Delegates passed a motion calling for a ban on fracking and achieving zero carbon emissions by 2030,

After historic day on 20 September - build a bigger climate movement

23 September 2019
Friday 20 September 2019 will go down in history as a key date in the fight against climate catastrophe.

Biggest climate rebellion so far hits Britain as part of global revolt

20 September 2019
Hundreds of thousands of people, led by school students, took part in protests across Britain on Friday calling for action to tackle climate change and the system that causes it.

‘I was arrested for the crime of journalism at Heathrow’

19 September 2019
Trying to tell the truth about climate activism saw Guy Smallman seized by police

Extinction Rebellion plans new phase of action in October

17 September 2019
Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists across the world are preparing for the next phase of the rebellion—7 October.

Activists take to the streets in Northern Rebellion

01 September 2019
The climate emergency was brought to life in central Manchester this weekend as activists from Extinction Rebellion (XR) mounted a four-day occupation.

Amazon fire shows cost of burning the planet

27 August 2019
The blaze in the Amazon rainforest has been met by worldwide anger on the streets

What is so special about going on strike?

27 August 2019
Sadie Robinson looks at what is distinctive about workers striking and why it is an especially powerful form of resistance.

Rage on the streets as the Amazon rainforest burns

23 August 2019
Hundreds of people turned their despair at the burning of the Amazonian rainforest in to fury at Brazil’s government and big agribusiness on Friday. 

Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.