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Announcements #2 The season of change begins!

Sign up to receive the newsletter here. This week, we reflect on the legacy we are leaving behind. ‘You have stolen my dreams and my childhood’ Greta declares at the UN climate summit in New York, ‘and yet I am one of the lucky ones.’ The audience cheer, but her face stays stony,…

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Announcements #1: “What’s the point?”

Dear rebels, “What’s the point of me studying science, when all you do is ignore it?” “What’s the point of training to be an athlete, when I won’t have clean air to breathe?” “What’s the point of studying history, when all of humanity is heading towards becoming history?” See what…

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October 7th is coming: Get Ready for Rebellion

A Rebel in NYC climbed the 12+ storey Unisphere to hang a banner over Brazil on the map, highlighting the crisis in the Amazon. Dear rebels, As you may know, the international newsletter team is taking a break for a couple of issues to make sure we’re in top shape for the October Rebellion. However,…

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Northern Rebellion: a rebel write-up

We’ve come to the end of our four-day Northern Rebellion. What an extraordinary experience. My first time at anything like this. These are  some of my personal recollections from those four days. Now, almost immediately we are into the preparation for International Rebellion London.  We occupied one of Manchester’s most polluted roads and shopping streets…

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A Movement of Movements for the October Rebellion

Queries and Contact: alliance@rebellion.earth Memorandum of Understanding for interested groups Extinction Rebellion has introduced a Movement of Movements strategy as a crucial part of the International Rebellion in October and beyond. This approach will see a range of groups – often putting aside their differences – to take to the streets together…

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Newsletter 28 – Murder in the Amazon

Rebels all over the world watch heartbroken as fires devastate the Amazon. Known to many as ‘the lungs of the Earth’, the rainforest is a vital organ of our living planet whose health hangs in the balance. The record-breaking fires are casting a shadow on over half the area of Brazil and…

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History Corner – Peterloo

August 16th saw the 200th anniversary of the notorious Peterloo Massacre of 1819 in which mounted cavalry charged into a peaceful crowd of 60,000-80,000 people in Manchester, killing 11-15 and wounding up to 700. They had assembled to demand parliamentary reform and to protest against the poverty and inequality afflicting the general…

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XR Unchained

Welcome to XR Unchained! As much as we’d love to squeeze every action we hear about into the email, it simply can’t be done! XR Unchained will be a new source of rebel actions, celebrating the efforts of XR from all corners of the world. If you want to see your action here, please…

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Newsletter 27: Crikey! Disobedience down under!

(Sign up to the newsletter here) Welcome to our 27th newsletter! Mysterious symbol crops up in UK countryside Congratulations, you made it through the hottest month ever recorded. You know there’s something wrong when it’s 35°C (95°F) in Sweden, just north of the Arctic Circle, and there are…

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Newsletter 27: Crikey! Disobedience down under!

Mysterious symbol crops up in UK countryside Congratulations, you made it through the hottest month ever recorded. You know there’s something wrong when it’s 35°C (95°F) in Sweden, just north of the Arctic Circle, and there are wildfires in Siberia. Glaciers are melting so fast they are being described…

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