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Newsletter February 2022

Last month's Newsletter featured a review of the year but this month we are unashamedly looking forward. The new XR Strategy has been unveiled across the movement’s platforms and toured the UK with Zoom calls and well attended face-to-face meetings. The response has been amazing: rebels fired up to build the movement and get ready for the first rebellion of the year beginning on 9th April.

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New live show time for Rebel Radio

New live show schedule: From Friday 11 February 2022 Rebel Radio will be broadcasting live from Soho Radio London at 10:00 am (UK time) What is Rebel Radio? This exciting collaboration between Soho Radio and Extinction Rebellion brings you Rebel Radio live from Soho, London, every Friday from 10:00 am (London time). Rebel Radio is…

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XR UK Strategy 2022

Today we launch XRUK's 2022 strategy, which will reignite our original Theory of Change - mass mobilising towards 3.5% of the population.

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First XR jury trial of 2022 begins for Shadwell 3

The trial is underway for three XR members who stopped a DLR train at Shadwell station in 2019. Phil Kingston, 85, Reverend Sue Parfitt, 79 and Father Martin Newell, 54 will argue the action was a proportionate response to the escalating climate crisis and a lawful protest under the Human Rights Act.

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Newsletter January 2022

2021: A Year in Protest As the year progressed, the pandemic and subsequent lockdown continued to make climate actions challenging, if not impossible. Gatherings of large groups became difficult or often illegal. Once-thriving local and regional meetings had become restricted largely to Zoom. But that did not stop people from XR and associated groups across…

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XR UK statement on alliances and inter-movement relationships

XR UK is a movement of equality, liberation and emancipation. While XR UK will form alliances with a broad range of groups, many of whom will have different and distinct objectives, XR UK will not form alliances with any group which promotes an oppressive or discriminatory agenda or whose aims and objectives are otherwise incompatible with XR UK's principles and values.

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Newsletter December 2021

XR UK Newsletter December 2021 Welcome to the last UK Newsletter of 2021. Since we reformed the Newsletter team earlier this year we’ve managed to produce regular monthly issues covering stories and news from across the XR UK movement. We were particularly pleased to have put out eight special issues covering the Impossible Rebellion during…

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Newsletter November 2021

XR UK Newsletter November 2021 COP26 Time to Act 120 world leaders and 2,000 delegates have assembled for the 13-day UN-sponsored event in Glasgow. They will dine on a largely plant-based Scottish diet but accommodation may be hard to find. There are reports that some flats are being let for up to £36,000 per week.

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