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Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 13 –The Future is Local, with Helena Norberg-Hodge and Jyoti Fernandes

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW. In this week’s episode Jessica interviews two inspirational women: Helen Norberg-Hodge, the founder of Local Futures; and Jyoti Fernandes, from the Land Workers Alliance and La Via Campesina. We talk about why our futures need to be local rather than global and why that truth is more evident now than ever. In particular we focus on food production and why small-scale, agro-ecological farming will help heal the planet and the biosphere, provide satisfying jobs, and make the country more resilient in times of crisis. Jessica’s co-presenter…

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WE WANT TO LIVE | UK REBELLION | 1st September 2020

We face an intersection of global crises. Climate breakdown, COVID-19, racial injustice, economic inequality – all are symptoms of a toxic system propped up by corrupt politicians, that is driving us to extinction – a system built on inequality, the destruction of nature, and the exploitation of Black, brown and Indigenous people.

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The Truth About Zane – Best of Rebel Radio (2)

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW Welcome back to our new podcast series, The Best of Rebel Radio. In this episode, we’re re-sharing an incredibly important story about the first person in the UK to officially die from climate change. 7-year-old Zane Gbangbola died after flood water carried the fatally toxic chemical hydrogen cyanide from a nearby landfill site into his home in Surrey. A Ministry of Defense whistleblower revealed it, but the government continues to deny it. Zane’s family continues to fight for the whole story to be told. How…

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No, Extinction Rebellion have not set up a political party

We’ve seen a couple of stories hit the news this week about people who are or were involved in Extinction Rebellion beginning new projects and using their connection to the movement as a way of launching those projects. Rather than adding to the many opinions within the movement about the value of these, we’re going to use our energy to continue organising towards a society that is acting on the climate and ecological emergency and leave these people to do non-XR work like setting up political parties and so on, if that’s what they feel is the best use of…

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