Thursday, July 9, 2020

Tag: Extinction Rebellion

Climate activists victorious after using a necessity defense

“Zenith Energy Corporation, and the city’s inability to shut it down, is the poster child for what is wrong with our system.”

‘The law is on our side’: Extinction Rebellion celebrates dropped charges...

Ultimately, the environmental movement expects the cases of over 1,000 activists arrested in London last month will be discontinued.

Extinction Rebellion’s car-free streets showcase the possibility of a beautiful, safe...

Standing in the middle of a usually busy central London street during Extinction Rebellion’s protests, the air noticeably cleaner, the area quieter,...

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

This is not a drill: 700+ arrested as extinction rebellion fights...

Extinction Rebellion kicked off two weeks of protests in 60 cities worldwide, demanding urgent government action on the climate crisis.

‘Get on the streets. And bring everybody’: Extinction Rebellion kicks off...

"We only get one planet and so we're here to try and defend it."

The radical philosophy of extinction rebellion

"When it's a fight for your life, you're willing to throw down, especially if you are doing it in a community together."

‘Act now. Our lives are in your hands’: Demanding climate action,...

"We've all read the science, we know the story, the whole phase of denial is over, and if it takes civil disobedience to make a difference, then so be it."

If not now, when? 11 days of (Extinction) Rebellion

“We have gathered here today and in many other places in London and across the world... We have gathered today because we have chosen which path we want to take and now we are waiting for the others to follow our example.”

1,000+ arrested as Extinction Rebellion protests in London enter second week

"The world we are leaving for the children and grandchildren is going to be horrendous and we let it happen. It happened on our watch. So we have to stand up and fight or lie down and fight."

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Former LA Councilman pleads guilty to obstructing federal corruption probe

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A ‘historic day’ as federal judge orders shutdown and removal of Dakota Access Pipeline

This is the first time a federal judge has closed an operating pipeline for environmental reasons.

His own worst enemy, Trump drowns in his own swamp

Thus does Trump bring down the very doom and gloom, if not carnage, on himself invoked by his own lies and fear-mongering.
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Monopoly mayhem: Corporations win, workers lose

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