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Extinction Rebellion


Extinction Rebellion day two - debates, arrests and defiance

16 April 2019
London was besieged for a second day by protests and occupations over climate change on Tuesday.

Hundreds arrested as central strategy of movement

16 April 2019
Part of the strategy for the Extinction Rebellion movement is to provoke the state to take action against protesters.

Extinction Rebellion protests take place across the world

16 April 2019
Extinction Rebellion said on Tuesday, “In 25 countries around the world, rebels of all kinds and backgrounds have begun taking non-violent direct action in a bid to save our planet from catastrophe.”

Climate protesters debate a way forwards

16 April 2019
After the initial excitement of Monday’s Extinction Rebellion protest, activists reflected on how the day of protests had gone—and what might happen next.

Militant mass action can change the system

16 April 2019
The Extinction Rebellion (XR) revolt this week is inspiring. Crucially, like the school students’ climate strikes, it has seen a move from words to action.

Extinction Rebellion, day one of the climate revolt

15 April 2019
A spirit of rebellion swept through London on Monday. It was a moment when, like the school students’ climate strikes, the talk about climate change stopped and action began.

Extinction Rebellion lockdown of London begins

15 April 2019
Thousands of activists have taken to the streets of central London to fight for climate justice. It saw people block roads at five different sites across the city.

School students on the streets against climate chaos

12 April 2019
Thousands of students in Britain staged their third day of action against climate change on Friday

Climate rebellion set to spread across the world

09 April 2019
Thousands of climate activists are set to take to the streets this week in latest phase of the battle for the planet

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