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Extinction Rebellion


Climate protester told to travel 400 miles to court during lockdown

27 March 2020
The state is calling on Extinction Rebellion members to travel across Britain during the coronavirus pandemic

Thousands join XR march demanding action on climate emergency

22 February 2020
Over 5,000 people joined an Extinction Rebellion march in London on Saturday, and it led to discussions on tactics

Come out and join the fightback

18 February 2020
Faced with a vicious Tory government, we need to step up the fightback outside parliament urgently.

Protest can turn climate chaos into Tory chaos for Johnson

11 February 2020
Boris Johnson has lurched into the chaos of cobbling together a team and strategy for hosting the United Nations (UN) Cop26 talks

Take to the streets to demand action on climate catastrophe

07 February 2020
The climate delayers and deniers in government reaffirmed their commitment to ignoring ecological breakdown this week.

Billionaires gather at Davos - the rich gloat as planet burns

21 January 2020
“Without treating this as a real crisis we cannot solve it,” was the rallying cry from school climate strike leader Greta Thunberg to world leaders this week.

Rebel against Prevent

14 January 2020
The state is so worried about Extinction Rebellion (XR) it has included the direct action group in its Prevent strategy.

Reports round-up: Australia bushfire protest, opposition to Stratford development and more

14 January 2020
 

‘Hell on earth’ as fires sweep Australia

03 January 2020
The bushfires that don't go out are raising a horrifying vision of a country that could be made uninhabitable by climate chaos

Wave of protests in Madrid to pile pressure on climate talks

10 December 2019
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

22 November 2019
 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’

06 November 2019
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

22 October 2019
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?

22 October 2019
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’

22 October 2019
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.

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