Interviews

XR & the Police – Extinction Rebellion Podcast Special 2.7

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW Extinction Rebellion have always had a controversial relationship with the police. During the April Rebellion, there were chants of “we love you” and a practice of liaising with the police before actions. During the October rebellion, this relationship became much more conflictual. This episode tracks those changes and is a prelude to a more in depth podcast, coming this winter. Speakers include Sian Berry (Co-Leader of the Green Party), George Monbiot (The Guardian Columnist), Rupert Read (Extinction Rebellion Spokesperson), XR lawyers, and…

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Grandparents unite to protect the planet

Facebook | xrgrandparents@gmail.com On Tuesday 15 October, over a hundred grandparents came together under the name of Extinction Rebellion Grandparents to protect the futures of their grandchildren and of children around the world. The group gathered on the steps of the Queen Victoria Memorial Statue outside Buckingham Palace, many of them holding photographs and placards dedicated to the children for whom they are taking action. Together with some of their grandchildren, they stood and sang songs calling for climate justice. Sam Lee, of the Nest Collective, lead the group in singing a his reworked version of…

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Tomorrow: ‘This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook’ published by Penguin Random House

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +44(0)7561098449 / +44(0)7479234522 Website:https://rebellion.earth/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ExtinctionRebellion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ExtinctionR; #TellTheTruth #ThisIsNotADrill Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/extinctionrebellion/ Photos/videos: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1m1v7Cs8JFkDM1gHp45OF-NwwhLzPZJO Climate Factsheet for Rebels https://rebellion.earth/the-climate-factsheet-for-rebels/ Thursday 13 June: ‘This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook’ is released by Penguin Random House after publication date brought forward for rush releaseThe book is a practical guide for rebels which talks about the grave truth about the Climate and Ecological Crisis and how we can all take action to combat itIncludes contributions from people on the front lines of the climate crisis, as well as activists,…

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XR Podcast E2: non violence

Welcome to Episode Two on the issue of nonviolence: what it means as a political tool; how effective it is; and how Extinction Rebellion values nonviolence as a practice in itself. WARNING – This episode contains some strong language. This episode is presented by Dave Anderson and Jessica Townsend with interviews conducted by Marijn van de Geer and Jessica Townsend in the Extinction Rebellion offices. The episode can be found here: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/xr-podcast/episodes/2019-03-26T06_16_03-07_00 Or here on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/xr-podcast/id1456115700 We interviewed the following people to help explain what nonviolence means: Roger Hallam – PhD researcher…

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