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The End Polluter Welfare Act of 2021 This bill sponsored by Representative Ilhan Omar from Minnesota, a Muslim woman that ran on a grass-roots platform, shows the power of electing real people to congress. This bill will eliminate certain tax shelters and subsidies for oil companies. Reducing the authority of the Department of Energy to carry out the Fossil Energy Research and Development Program, and will also increase authorization periods for developing natural deposits. It gets rid of tax...

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Trio arrested after trying to hand out climate change pamphlets at Tampa high school

Trio arrested after trying to hand out climate change pamphlets at Tampa high school

Donald J. Zepeda, Nicholas Vasquez, and Jonathan Tijerina were arrested by Tampa police outside of Freedom High School for handing out pamphlets warning students of the devastating impact of climate breakdown. All three are part of Nick's 800-mile #ClimatePilgrimage. Having walked all the way from Miami, Nick is now in Tampa. He is on his way to Tallahassee where he will demand of Gov. DeSantis to act now on climate change and occupy the capital until he does. Read full Fox13 Tampa Bay news...

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HS2 Rebellion Protestors occupy tunnels and trees to stop destruction

HS2 Rebellion Protestors occupy tunnels and trees to stop destruction

In the first episode of this 8 part series from One Voice, Nathaniel Walters of Extinction Rebellion sits down with Dr Larch Maxey of the HS2 Rebellion campaign at a protection camp in Highbury & Islington. Larch, who is currently living in a tunnel under Euston Square Gardens, gives us an overview of the key elements and considerations involved in the process of building a treehouse and discusses how they are an effective tactic in protecting brownfield sites from developers.

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Beautiful Global Extinction Rebellion Actions

Beautiful Global Extinction Rebellion Actions

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.

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Extinction Rebellion ‘criminals’ threaten UK way of life, says Priti Patel

Extinction Rebellion ‘criminals’ threaten UK way of life, says Priti Patel

“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.

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Update after the UK’s September Rebellion

Update after the UK’s September Rebellion

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.

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