Posts Tagged ‘rebellion’

Love And Rage In Extinction Rebellion

Recent actions have put the XR movement on a steep learning curve. It took less than three hours for the police to cut the bike lock from around my neck and drag me away from the only structure left standing on Westminster Bridge – the base of a 16-meter lighthouse made entirely of bamboo that […]

Intersectional Strategies For Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion (XR) has achieved an amazing feat. Its multiple and large-scale actions have pushed the climate crisis to the fore and pressured decision makers to take drastic action to work to secure a better future for all species.  XR has been able to motivate ordinary people to participate in peaceful civil disobedience and to break from business as usual by […]

Extinction Rebellion has shown me the way forward for Jewish solidarity with Palestine

What makes some Jewish rebellions more acceptable than others? When can you use Judaism in the service of rebellion and when can’t you? And what makes Jewish protest over Israel/Palestine the boundary line of allowable behavior in mainstream Jewish circles? These were the thoughts going through my mind as I watched the video of Rabbi Jeffrey […]

‘Game of Thrones’ predicted the zealotry of Extinction Rebellion eco-fanatics

I have a long held a theory that film and television can be tools of prophecy used to glimpse into the future. ‘Game of Thrones’ in particular is a bellwether when it comes to entertainment as prophecy. The show’s first episode, ‘Winter is Coming,’ aired in 2011 and that phrase quickly became the series tagline. […]

Poll: Only 8% Fully Support Extinction Rebellion

A new poll reveals that only 8% of people support the message and methods of protest used by Extinction Rebellion. A survey for the Telegraph newspaper in Britain reveals that 54% of respondents think climate change protests have been a massive “waste of time” and that the demonstrators are “protesting for the sake of protesting.” […]

Extinction Rebellion Founder Threatens to “Bring Down” Governments, Says “Some May Die in the Process”

Founder of the Extinction Rebellion climate change activist group Roger Hallam says his organization is willing to “bring down” governments and that “some may die in the process.” Hallam made the statement during an Amnesty International conference. “We’re going to force the governments to act,” said Hallam. “And if they don’t, we will bring them […]

Extinction Rebellion: Imagine if these people had real power?

   THOSE who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.” – Voltaire “MUCH that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power.” – Bertrand Russell “THE urge to save humanity is almost always a false-front for the urge to rule it.” – H.L. Mencken Climatism posts often begin with […]

How Extinction Rebellion climate change zealots are paid £400 a week to bring mayhem

Extinction Rebellion is paying activists up to £400 a week to lead the protests that have brought chaos to the streets of Britain, documents seen by The Mail on Sunday reveal. Protesters have received payments totalling more than £70,000 in four months alone. But the eco-protest group privately fears it could face […]

Ecuador: A Rebellion For The Renewal Of Struggle

Ecuador: A Rebellion For The Renewal Of Struggle Above Photo: In the Ecuadorian Amazon, Shuar and Achuar people radicalize the strike, marching towards Puyo. Photo: CONAIE. Once again, an Indigenous and popular uprising in Ecuador has given light and hope to continental struggles for dignified life. Over the past days, women, children and elders from […]

EXTINCTION REBELLION: Who’s really behind this globalist scam?

  Extinction Rebellion protesters demonstrate at London’s Trafalgar Square © Reuters / Henry Nicholls   Who are Extinction Rebellion — the ‘eco-activists’ grounding planes & shutting down cities RT.com Calling for civil disobedience in the face of climate change, Extinction Rebellion protesters have been remarkably successful in thrusting themselves into the headlines. But what is […]

Extinction Rebellion Founder Vows to “Bring Down” Governments: “Some May DIE in the Process”

The founder of Extinction Rebellion has vowed to “bring down” governments worldwide and has warned that “some may die in the process.” Roger Hallam made the statement during an Amnesty International conference earlier this week. “We’re going to force the governments to act,” said Hallam. “And if they don’t, we will bring them down and […]

Clown world: Extinction Rebellion is a carnival for middle classes who love to dress up as activists

Unlike normal protest the men and women wearing uniforms in London today, are not there to police but to be helpful and assist this very noisy and very colorful performance. For their part the chanters of apocalyptic slogans and the boisterous participants declaring that they know what’s best for everyone, have rehearsed their role for […]

Disabled Rebels Call For ‘New Blood’ In Advance Of Extinction Rebellion Action

Disabled Rebels Call For ‘New Blood’ In Advance Of Extinction Rebellion Action A group of “Disabled Rebels” who will take part in next week’s Extinction Rebellion protests in London are calling for other disabled people to join the action and take part in the worldwide attempts to highlight the impact of climate change. Together with […]

The Courage of Saying No: Children, Rebellion and Greta Thunberg

There is something to be said of wariness when it comes to revolutionary voices.  As Albert Camus argued in that beautiful tract of illumination and contradiction, The Rebel, “All modern revolutions have ended in the reinforcement of the power of the state.” But he also argued that humankind were the only creatures refusing to be […]

Extinction Rebellion Shuts Down Manchester

Extinction Rebellion Shuts Down Manchester Above Photo: Extinction Rebellion demonstrators have brought Deansgate to a standstill since Friday morning, to highlight the threat of climate change (Image: Joel Goodman) “Any action to disrupt major transport links impacting businesses and communities will be totally unacceptable” Greater Manchester Police have urged climate change protesters to allow the city to […]

Hong Kong Protests Stealthily Engineered by CIA Into Fake Rebellion Against China

Related Posts Poll: Only 8% Fully Support Extinction Rebellion A new poll reveals that only 8% of people support the message and methods of Extinction Rebellion Founder Threatens to “Bring Down” Governments, Says “Some May Die in the Process” Founder of the Extinction Rebellion climate change activist group Roger Hallam says his organization is Extinction […]

Extinction Rebellion Calls On Congress To Declare A Climate Emergency Using Superglue

Extinction Rebellion Calls On Congress To Declare A Climate Emergency Using Superglue Above Photo: Drew Larsen UPDATE | 1:30 AM : Eight activists were charged with resisting arrest due to not being able to rip their hands free from the doors and doorframe, instead requiring an acetone solution to dissolve the glue. They are being held […]

Extinction Rebellion Marches On The Capital

Extinction Rebellion Marches On The Capital Above photo: By Drew Larsen. Washington, DC, July 9 – Around 100 people representing the climate group Extinction Rebellion marched unpermitted for one mile from the Spirit of Justice Park to the east side of the Capitol grounds. The march took place after the crowd held a People’s Congress […]

“Extinction Rebellion”, “Green New Deal” and the “Rebranding of Global Capitalism”

It is natural for people to come forward in defense of planet Earth once they become aware of the policies of ecocide built into corporate globalization. In fact, it is the general lack of such action which constitutes the real concern for all who care deeply about the health and welfare of the planet and […]

When Will The Contented Classes Rise Up In Rebellion?

When will the people who recognize just how bad things have become for the most vulnerable—and the nation at large—unfurl the flag of rebellion against the plutocrats and the autocrats? For all the rhetoric and all the charities regarding America’s children, the U.S. stands at the very bottom of western nations and some other countries […]

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