Extinction Rebellion

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A woman looks at the destruction in Haulover in the Northern Caribbean Autonomous Region, Nicaragua, on November 28, 2020, days after the passage of Hurricane Iota. (Photo: Inti Ocon/AFP via Getty Images)
"It is time to invite each other into difficult conversations, so we can reduce our complicity in the harm, and be creative to make the best of a turbulent future."
Jon Queally, staff writer
Amid banners that read, "5 Crooks Control Our News" and "Free the Truth," campaigners with Extinction Rebellion UK blocked delivery trucks belonging to Rupert Murdoch's News UK in the early morning of Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. (Photo: @XRebellionUK)
The real story, according to Extinction Rebellion UK, is that humanity is...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Protesters march with a banner during a demonstration in Manchester, United Kingdom on September 1, 2020. The Northern Rebellion, which is part of the Extinction Rebellion movement, took to the streets for a multi-day action under the slogan "We Want To Live." (Photo: Andy Barton/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"The failure to act on this issue will have a catastrophic impact on the future...


In a vital antidote to the "staggering moron" who just urged global waming (sic) "to come back fast," Extinction Rebellion held their first American event, a march and hour-glass-shaped die-in at NYC's Rockefeller Center skating rink dubbed "Rebellion Day 1." The kick-off toward an international week of action in April, the protest was a reminder that time is running out on climate change, said one organizer: “We are all going to die, and we need to shout it from the rooftops.”