Tonight, 6.30pm: April Anniversary Livestream Special
April 15, 2020 by Zoe Blackler
To kick off our celebration of the April Rebellion, join us at 6.30 tonight for a webinar exploring how it all unfolded. With panelists George Monbiot (Guardian columnist), Zuhuru Plummer (illustrator and XR activist) and Jessica Townsend (author and XR podcast coordinator). Facilitated by Jamie Kelsey Fry.
Jamie Kelsey Fry is a contributing editor for the New Internationalist, a teacher, author and activist. He has helped develop the political circle, the media spokespersons training and the international solidarity network within Extinction Rebellion.
George Monbiot is a national treasure. As well as writing a Guardian column and speaking at many events including Extinction Rebellion’s Declaration Day, he is a well-known speaker and the author of many books on politics and the environment including Out of the Wreckage, How Did We Get Into This Mess, Feral, Heat, The Age of Consent. For many years before XR existed he advocated a people’s movement on climate and biodiversity issues.
Zuhura Plummer is an illustrator and an Oxford rebel. She has been involved with XR since October 2018 and has given a number of Heading for Extinction talks. She has been arrested twice, once for criminal damage during the October Rebellion and once during the City Airport action.
Jessica Townsend is a fiction writer with a film in production next year. She has been an activist with XR since the beginning, and coordinates the XR podcast. She is a cofounder of Writers Rebel.