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Cut the Crap! Extinction Rebellion dump pile of (bull)shit outside Daily Mail offices

June 27, 2021 by Extinction Rebellion

At 7am this morning, Extinction Rebellion made a surprise visit to the Daily Mail Group offices at Northcliffe House, where they dumped 7 tons of horse manure outside the main entrance. The action kicked off a day of protest, sending a message to the 4 billionaire owners of 68% of the UK’s print media - Rupert Murdoch, Lord Rothermere, Sir Frederik Barclay and Baron Evegeny Lebedev - to ‘cut the buillsh*t!’, demanding an end to media corruption that suppresses the truth from the public for profit.

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Dear Daily Telegraph, here are the results of our free fact check of your recent article!

June 22, 2021 by Extinction Rebellion

On Saturday the Telegraph published a piece by their associate editor Gordon Rayner about Extinction Rebellion’s upcoming Free the Press actions. The headline read: ‘For the silent majority, police failure to come down hard on Extinction Rebellion will be a surrender to mob rule’. The trouble is, despite conflated media spin and a number of falsehoods, the article seemed to make it past the Telegraph’s fact checking process. Don’t worry, we’ve done it for you!

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‘Racing to extinction’ – Extinction Rebellion delivers respectful requests to the Queen at Royal Ascot

June 19, 2021 by Extinction Rebellion

On Saturday June 19th, the final day of Royal Ascot, four women from Extinction Rebellion entered the racecourse with a banner reading ‘Racing to extinction.’ They glued themselves to their banner and chained themselves to the fence before the Queen, requesting that she use her influence to tackle the climate and ecological emergency.

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