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  • by Extinction Rebellion
    (Sign up to the newsletter here) Dear rebels, We have entered our second week of lockdown, and the threat of coronavirus still overshadows so much of our lives. It would be easy to imagine a movement built on actions of mass civil disobedience to falter under such strained conditions and to slip into despondency. And […]
  • by Extinction Rebellion
    In the face of coronavirus lockdown, HS2 contractors – including Laing Murphy, Five Rivers Environmental Contracting, PT Trees, and HW Martin amongst others – have travelled from all over the UK to ramp up works to destroy ancient woodlands in Kenilworth, Warwickshire Campaigners in trees – now in their sixth day at Crackley Woods – […]
  • by Rebel Radio
    7-year-old Zane Gbangbola died after flood water carried the fatally toxic chemical hydrogen cyanide from a nearby landfill site into his home in Surrey. An MoD whistleblower revealed it, the government denies it. Plus, we hear from Lola Perrin – cofounder of XR artists on how Extinction Rebellion is supporting Zane’s parents, Kye and Nicole, […]
  • by Extinction Rebellion
    Email: press@risingup.org.ukPhone: +44 7969 083 371Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets | #ExtinctionRebellion #ActNow #Tellthetruth  #ReThinkHS2 #StopHS2 #StopEcocide #HS2evidence HS2 security guards and bailiffs are attempting to ‘starve out’ five environmental protectors who have been living in tree houses in a bid to prevent the non-essential and irreversible destruction of ancient woodland and […]
  • by XR Video
    XR co-founders Dr. Gail Bradbrook and Roger Hallam in conversation with economists [28 March 2020] The post Economics and Coronavirus with Ann Pettifor, Paul Mason and Molly Scott Cato appeared first on Extinction Rebellion.
  • by XR Video
    A live XRTV #alonetogether interview with Chris Hedges, American journalist and author on Coronavirus, Climate and What Next? Chris won the Pulitzer Prize while at the New York Times and has written a number of groundbreaking books on the crises we face. The post XRTV Interview: Chris Hedges appeared first on Extinction Rebellion.
  • by XR Video
    On Coronavirus, Climate Breakdown and what this means for protest. A live #alonetogether conversation for XRTV with Micah White (co founder of Occupy Wall St) on what the Coronavirus means for social movements and how they can adapt to the pandemic. The post XRTV Interview: Micah White appeared first on Extinction Rebellion.
  • by Extinction Rebellion
    Email:‌ ‌press@risingup.org.uk‌ ‌Phone:‌ ‌+44‌ 7969 083371 / +44 7561 098449 ‌Facebook‌‌ ‌|‌‌ ‌Twitter‌‌ ‌|‌‌ ‌Instagram‌‌ ‌|‌‌ ‌‌Media‌ ‌Assets‌‌ ‌|‌ ‌#ExtinctionRebellion‌ ‌#ActNow‌ ‌#Tellthetruth‌ ‌#ReThinkHS2‌ ‌#StopHS2‌ In a letter to the Prime Minister today, Extinction Rebellion UK, for the first time ever, is pleading, rather than demanding for an immediate stop to HS2 in light of the […]
  • by Extinction Rebellion
    AloneTogether This is a world-changing moment. As coronavirus takes hold of our day to day lives, the way we organise and support each other will change. We will lose much we hold dear. This calls for an evolution – not a shelving – of our rebellion. This is a time to remember what we are […]

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  • Introduction to Extinction Rebellion

    25th Feb 2020 by

    This is an introductory meeting for anyone interested in finding out more about XR, including people who’ve joined fairly recently and want to get a better handle on how XR works and how to get involved.

  • XR Shropshire Training Weekend

    6th Feb 2020 by

    Whether you’re local or from further afield, interested to find out more about XR or an old-hand, please join us for a weekend of community-building and skilling-up…
    There’ll be talks on how Civil Disobedience works & why we need Citizens’ Assembles; and training in Non-Violent Direct Action, De-escalation Skills, Facilitation Skills, How to run a People’s Assembly, Self Organising Systems and more…

  • Global Apathy Toward the Fires in Australia

    9th Jan 2020 by

    Global Apathy Toward the Fires in Australia Is a Scary Portent for the Future By David Wallace-Wells Wildfires devastated southeastern Australia in the final months of 2019 and in January 2020. See photos of those wildfires from space as NASA tracks them with satellites. (Image: © NASA EOSDIS) Right now, on the outskirts of a… Read more

  • Should Exxon actually be sued?

    6th Jan 2020 by

    Evidence going back more than 50 years shows that a number of fossil fuel companies and their industry associations have long understood that their products caused harm.

  • surveillance capitalism

    5th Jan 2020 by

    In this documentary, Zuboff takes the lid off Google and Facebook and reveals a merciless form of capitalism in which no natural resources, but the citizen itself, serves as a raw material. How can citizens regain control of their data?

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