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Rebel Daily 5: We will not be intimidated

(Sign up to the newsletter here) Welcome to Rebel Daily #5 – and what an eventful weekend it was! Ugly words from our prime minister provided a sharp contrast with our beautiful earth-defending actions. Ever since we crossed the Murdoch media (for a single night!), the government has taken its repression…

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Keep speaking truth to power – here comes week 2

We are at a crucial moment in our rebellion. We’ve sent a shockwave through the right wing media and now Priti Patel, Boris Johnson and the rest of the mainstream media are closing ranks. We’re getting to them.

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Rebel Daily 4: Don’t read the news, be the news

(Sign up to the newsletter here) Dear rebels, Welcome to Rebel Daily #4 – some of the only news available today! A team of over 100 rebels blockaded newspaper printers overnight, successfully preventing The Sun, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail and Times from reaching newsstands all over the country.

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XR Unchained: Rebellion Day 3

SEP 3 | Lambeth Bridge, London Photos: Crispin Hughes Lambeth Bridge lock-ons. Video of bridge party. And another video SEP 3 | Monopoly Board, West End, London   Photo: Crispin Hughes Monopoly Board Protest – West end. Road block in front of a sports car. “This is Change” SEP 3 | Truck of Truth,…

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Rebel Daily 2: If the trees die, so do we

(Sign up to the Newsletter here) On the first day, we found our feet and planted them in our public spaces. On the second day, we really got down to business. Rebels moved like water to target specific sites of ecocidal atrocity. Manchester rebels expressed their outrage…

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Rebel Daily 1: Boats, Bills and and Boris the Bank Engine

(Sign up to the newsletter here) Arrrrgh! Consider the CEE bill, me hearties! Photo: Gareth Morris You wouldn’t think we’re out of practice! Across three cities yesterday, rebels poured onto the roads in carnivals of creativity and disobedience. We’ve only just begun, but what matters is we’ve found the magic…

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XR Unchained: September Rebellion Day 1

AIRPORT ACTIONS 30 AUG | Farnborough    XR South East’s die-in temporarily closed both entrances to Europe’s premier private jet airport. As one rebel put it “we cannot sit back and let a tiny, privileged elite cause so much wanton damage to our environment because of their champagne lifestyles”. 29 AUG | Gatwick   A…

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Happy Rebellion Eve, Everyone! Let’s Look After Each Other Out There

What a weekend it’s been! Talk about kicking rebellion into gear, that was a Bank Holiday to remember. From Lightship Greta making her way from Brighton to London, Mad Hatter’s tea parties at airports, banner drops all around the country, projections on power stations, doctors going on a sticker rampage and oily handed marches (to…

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XR’s Back – Sound the Alarm!

(See here for web version, sign up here) It’s the eve of rebellion! 2020 hasn’t been an easy year, for people or the planet. Confined to our homes, many of us have had little option but to ‘doomscroll’ and wait. Unfortunately, the ecocidal elements…

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