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Rolling Rebellion. Global Newsletter 43

(Sign up to the newsletter here) Dear rebels, A global wave of (rock and) rolling rebellions is upon us. With immense courage, cunning and care, rebels are returning to the streets in a dozen countries all across the globe. As we all know, it’s been a strange and…

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Global Newsletter #42: Gluttons for Change

(Sign up to the Newsletter here) Dear rebels, Everyday we move closer and closer to a state of irreversible climate chaos, ridden with sickness, greed and desperation. Or – we can choose to move toward global societal change and a world we want to live in. The choice is ours. Don’t feed the system, feed…

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23 JUL | Bangladesh Extinction Rebellion and Fridays for Future activists call for solidarity. “Bangladesh is drowning under flood water. Will the world stay silent? We care for the environment, we care for our existence.” 10 AUG – Adelaide, Australia Extinction Rebellion activists chained themselves together in the foyer of Australian energy company Santos…

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Global Newsletter #41: Please Proceed to Emergency Exits

(Sign up to the Newsletter here) Dear rebels, Exciting times on the frontlines of change. XRUK has announced the next UK Rebellion. For further details, or to see how you can get involved, check out the Rebellion FAQ.  Also this month, France sees the results of its first Citizens’ Climate Assembly,…

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Global Newsletter # 38: Love & Rage in Times of Corona

Dear rebels, We hope you’re keeping well in these strange times. It’s been a difficult month for many of us, with Covid-19 dominating the global conversation.  Perhaps the most difficult aspect of C-19 is the struggle to live in this new world of distancing and isolation. It’s important to remember then, that we are in…

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Global Newsletter # 37: Girls just wanna have rights

Dearest Rebels, This issue, we celebrate the incredible courage and kindness of women everywhere, from the Republic of Congo to the bridges of London, who are standing strong to honour each other and the Earth.  If you haven’t already, check out this powerful video of women performing the protest dance called ‘Un Violador en Tu Camino’ (A Rapist in Your…

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Contra la Extinción, Somos Rebelión! COP25

Raquel and Sergio stood with their hands glued to the inside of Zara’s display window kissing silently and smiling, with adrenaline, fear and love coursing between their lips. The cameras and curious eyes of hundreds of Christmas shoppers watched their intimacy from the other side of the glass, attracted by the rebels outside who were singing…

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Newsletter 32: “Yet My Hunger for Change Propels Me”

Dearest rebels, it’s been a time of quiet but intense struggle on the front lines of the rebellion.  Since Monday 18th November more than five hundred people have taken part in the Global Hunger Strike. From Israel to India, Ecuador to Australia, New Zealand to the United Kingdom, we have all been united in our…

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GLOBAL HUNGER STRIKE VIDEO from hunger strikers around the world made on Day 3 Barcelona, Spain. 18 November 2019. Day 1 of Global Hunger Strike Photo: Ilias i Chelo Barcelona, Spain. 22 November 2019. Day 5 of Global Hunger Strike Spain, 24 November. Jennifer, XR Barcelona, on day 6 Granada, Spain. 18 November 2019.  Granada,…

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