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XR Global Newsletter #44A true Atlas from XR Austria Dear rebels, The wave of rebellions continues! Rebels are sounding the alarm across the globe and inspiring more and more to take action for the planet. Despite extremely challenging circumstances, individual doubts, and police brutality, still we rise up as one unified (decentralized) movement.
“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”
After more than 100 British XR rebels used vehicles and bamboo structures to block roads leading to presses used to print UK titles including the Sun, Times, Sun on Sunday and Sunday Times (as well as the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, and Daily Mail), British Secretary of State Priti Patel declared that Extinction Rebellion activists are “so-called eco-crusaders turned criminals” who threaten key planks of national life.
With the sun setting on Thursday evening, marchers arriving at Parliament Square were welcomed by a sight for sore eyes. The return of the Pink Boat. Parked right outside Parliament, as a final defiant message to power. It was the perfect way to end weeks where actions around the country catapulted the Climate and Ecological Crisis back into the public consciousness.
Climate-change protesters arrested climbing globe outside Trump HotelThree climate-change protesters were arrested Monday after climbing into the Columbus Circle globe sculpture outside of the Trump Hotel. The trio - who cops say are apart of the environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion - were cuffed during a protest Monday afternoon. The protesters climbed into the globe structure and hung a banner that said "Climate Justice Now!"
Extinction Rebellion co-founder held on damage plot chargeOne of the co-founders of Extinction Rebellion has been detained for four weeks before a weekend of planned action. Roger Hallam, 54, of Wandsworth in south-west London, was among five people arrested on Monday and charged with conspiracy to cause criminal damage.
XR Unchained 17 - Extinction Rebellion UK23 JUL | Bangladesh Extinction Rebellion and Fridays for Future activists call for solidarity. "Bangladesh is drowning under flood water. Will the world stay silent? We care for the environment, we care for our existence." 10 AUG - Adelaide, Australia Extinction Rebellion activists chained themselves together in the foyer of Australian energy company Santos to [...]
Activists leave dead fish at Miami City Hall to protest pollutionMiami, Aug 14 (EFE) .- Young Florida environmentalists left dead fish and a gas mask in front of the Miami Mayor's Office on Friday to protest against inaction after the death of fish this week in Biscayne Bay and demand legislation and local and state funds to protect the ecosystem.
A new political party in the UK, called ‘Beyond Politics’ has taken actions against Greenpeace UK and Amnesty International UK. These actions included splashing bright pink paint & plastering on the headquarters of those organizations in the UK, highlighting their complicity in government inaction on our climate crises.