All Articles on Extinction Rebellion

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Citing 'Moral Duty to Take Radical Action,' Over 700 Scientists Endorse Mass Civil Disobedience to Fight Climate Crisis
"We believe that the continued governmental inaction over the climate and ecological crisis now justifies peaceful and nonviolent protest and direct action, even if this goes beyond the bounds of the current law."
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'Stop Funding Ecocide': Extinction Rebellion Protesters Target London Financial District
"The city of London is a preeminent nexus of power in the global system that is killing our world."
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Breastfeeding Mothers at London "Nurse-In" Demand Climate Action as Part of Global Extinction Rebellion
Two hundred women breastfed their babies in front of 10 Downing Street "because their babies aren't safe and because babies all over the world will or already have died because of this crisis."
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Dutch police arrested Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists News
'Get On the Streets. And Bring Everybody': Extinction Rebellion Kicks Off Two Weeks of Global Action
"We only get one planet and so we're here to try and defend it."
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"It is our sacred duty to rebel in order to protect our homes, our future, and the future of all life on Earth." (Photo: Mr.Fish) Views
Time to Rebel
The corporate forces that have seized control of our political and economic systems will, unchecked, drive us into extinction for profit. All we have left is nonviolent, disruptive civil disobedience. A rebellion.
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'This Is Not What Democracy Looks Like': Outrage as London Police Use Battering Ram to Raid Extinction Rebellion Building
"These tactics are very questionable and are arguably infringing on our rights to peaceful protest, and indeed our efforts to preserve people's right to life."
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'The Planet We Love Is Under Attack': #ShutDownDC Protesters Blockade Capital Streets to Demand Climate Action
"The decisions that are made in this town don't just affect the people in the U.S., they affect the globe every day."
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A Real Extinction Rebellion Means the End of Colonialism, Imperialism, and Capitalism
"Our goal is to get 3.5 percent of the population mobilized. It's time to stop thinking about our target audience as middle class white people. Those who are already fighting are the most likely to join us in mass."
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Schools should be community hubs that prepare people for the skills we will need going forward to live through climate change. (Photo: Guy Smallman/Getty Images) Views
Teachers Should Join the Student Strikes
Students are striking for a future—educators should join them.
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Demonstrators are seen chanting slogans during the global climate strike in March 2019. In September 2019, thousands of people from all over the world plan to rally to mark the one-year anniversary of the climate strike movement, which teenaged advocate Greta Thunberg began last year. Views
How to Live With the Climate Crisis Without Becoming a Nihilist
'Today, despite all the grim climate news, I actually feel more optimistic than ever.'
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