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The Truth About Zane – Best of Rebel Radio (2)

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW Welcome back to our new podcast series, The Best of Rebel Radio. In this episode, we’re re-sharing an incredibly important story about the first person in the UK to officially die from climate change. 7-year-old Zane Gbangbola died after flood water carried the fatally toxic chemical hydrogen cyanide from a nearby landfill site into his home in Surrey. A Ministry of Defense whistleblower revealed it, but the government continues to deny it. Zane’s family continues to fight for the whole story to be told. How…

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No, Extinction Rebellion have not set up a political party

We’ve seen a couple of stories hit the news this week about people who are or were involved in Extinction Rebellion beginning new projects and using their connection to the movement as a way of launching those projects. Rather than adding to the many opinions within the movement about the value of these, we’re going to use our energy to continue organising towards a society that is acting on the climate and ecological emergency and leave these people to do non-XR work like setting up political parties and so on, if that’s what they feel is the best use of…

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Global Newsletter #40: The World Is Still Sick

Dear rebels, Many countries may now be coming out of quarantine, but the world is still sick. Now, more than ever, it’s time to rebel. The last few weeks have seen a near-endless parade of atrocities which only serve to highlight the injustices and social inequalities of our time. This statement from XRISN focuses on the need for XR to be an ‘umbrella canopy’ with diversity and freedom at its core. Ultimately, it is our duty as rebels (and as human beings) to work toward making the world a safer, fairer, and greener place. Yet amid all…

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Transforming the Global Financial System, with Ann Pettifor – Best of Rebel Radio (1)

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Live on all platforms NOW Welcome to a new Extinction Rebellion Podcast series: The Best of Rebel Radio. Here we take some of the wonderful content coming out of Rebel Radio and edit it into a podcast so you can listen again whenever you like. For our first Best of Rebel Radio Podcast, hosts Sue Wheat and Seb O’Connell speak to Ann Pettifor about the global financial system and how international and historical decision making have prioritised the rich and corporations over people and planet. As a result, climate change…

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Extinction Rebellion Podcast Episode 12 – A Paradigm Shift, with Jeremy Lent

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Podomatic Many people in the climate movement wonder why it’s so hard to get our message through. Could part of the problem be buried in the very language we use? In this episode we’re talking to Jeremy Lent, the author of The Patterning Instinct: A Cultural History of Humanity’s Search for Meaning. His work investigates the patterns of thought that have led our civilization to its current crisis of sustainability. In this conversation we discuss the key metaphors that govern how we think and why…

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