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Newsletter 24 Plus

This post serves as an overflow for some of the slightly longer contributions to XR’s fortnightly newsletter. Enjoy these further explorations of some thought-provoking actions and events. This time, it’s the Cannes Lions festival disruption, the Petroleo and Fueliet’ BP Screening action, RCA Fashion action, and the Natural History Museum…

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Tomorrow: ‘This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook’ published by Penguin Random House

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7561098449 / +44(0)7479234522 Website:https://rebellion.earth/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; #TellTheTruth #ThisIsNotADrill Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO Climate Factsheet for Rebels https://rebellion.earth/the-climate-factsheet-for-rebels/ Thursday 13 June: ‘This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook’ is released by Penguin Random House after publication date brought forward for rush…

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Newsletter 23: Radiohead joins the Rebellion

(Sign up for this newsletter here) Welcome to our 23rd newsletter! Yes, you read that subject right. Faced with a ransom from hackers, the legendary rock band instead opted for rebellion, releasing 18 hours of unheard material in an album online and donating the proceeds to Extinction Rebellion. (!)…

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Trees of the Rebellion: Garden Bridge

Back in April, trees and plants of all shapes and sizes were transported to The Garden Bridge (Waterloo) for the week of International Rebellion. Their presence helped transform the bridge into the “friendly, vibrant and verdant” oasis it became for the thousands of rebels and visitors to the bridge. The original trees were…

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Newsletter 22 – Get ready for a Civil Summer!

A human artwork from XR France Welcome to our 22nd newsletter! This week saw some inspiring non-XR actions from the Youth Climate Strike and Greenpeace, and there are more to come, with exciting plans shaping up from Ende G and the Vienna climate camp. These actions are met by XR…

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Newsletter 21 – The New Normal: Eco-action sweeps the globe

Welcome to our 21st newsletter! One month on from our wave of International Rebellion, and the ripples are still being felt. The environmental narrative has been irrevocably changed: public concern is at an all-time high, with a clear majority of UK voters now backing (comparatively) radical action. The shift of consciousness is spreading…

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Newsletter 20 – Parliament meets our First Demand…well almost.

Welcome back to the newsletter! It’s been an unbelievable few weeks since our last official issue. Since April 15 we’ve been doing our best to keep up with the blistering pace of events in our daily updates, but from now it’s back to regular service – we hope you like our 20th newsletter!…

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Update #7 – To Parliament, and Beyond

We’ve created wonders. We’ve made history. We’re just getting started. The London Rebellion, after ten unbelievable days, will relinquish its final location on Thursday. We’ll be coming back to a different world. At a monumental people’s assembly on Monday, rebels from across the UK came together to discuss how we’d move forward. Amazing ideas were…

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Update #6 – A New Phase Begins

Days 6 and 7 of International Rebellion (Sat 20 – Sun 21 Apr) As spring now spreads its (record-breaking) warmth across the global north, London’s International Rebellion is entering a new phase of its own. After leaving four of five locations in good order, rebels will meet at Marble Arch on Monday to decide…

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Update #5 – Police turn Pirates: The Pink Boat is Lost!

Photo: Lola Perrin, Oxford Circus Friday 19th Apr – Day 5 of International Rebellion It was a sad day for London’s Rebellion, as the beloved pink boat was lost amid a stormy sea of police- men and women. The neverending party was at last put on hold… for a few hours at least, until we…

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