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Op-ed: Skills for the future

Author: Tom Hardy. “There can be no greater measure of a society’s sustainability than the investments it makes in the wellbeing of its children.” – Catherine Russell, UNICEF We talk about stranded assets when talking of the future of fossil fuels. But what could be more important an asset, and one potentially more stranded, than our…

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Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 17 – No More Lies, with Zadie Smith, George Monbiot, and Jay Griffiths and more at Tufton Street

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW Credit: Kelly Hill | No More Climate Lies: Writers target secretive Tufton Street lobby groups, September 02, 2020. Featuring Jessica Townsend, Writers Rebel co-founder, Mark Rylance, Juliet Stevenson, Caroline Lucas, George Monbiot, Laline Paull, Carmen Callil, Esther Standford-Xosei, Rupert Read,…

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Stephen Fry | Writers Rebel

Stephen Fry has called for people to stand up and support the Extinction Rebellion group Writers Rebel as they launch new action targeting lobby groups, think tanks, and climate science deniers.

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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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Climate Striking in Russia – Experiences of an Environmental Activist

In this issue of Exploring XR, we hear from Arshak, a young violinist who began making headlines with his solo protests in Moscow’s Pushkin Square back in the Spring of 2019.  Dubbed by some ‘Russia’s answer to Greta Thunberg’, the Fridays For Future (FFF) activist is currently awaiting his trial for his FFF strikes, scheduled…

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Shocks to Political Culture in France

Text and images by Victor Chaix The October Rebellion enabled XR to introduce itself to the French mediatic and political world, and a large part of the population. This spectacular introduction, in turn, intended to draw more rebels in and swell the ranks of the country, to allow for even more disruptive and dramatic actions. …

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