Mansionism 1: Building-Milieu Fit

In politically turbulent times, when it is not clear which way the arc of history will bend, it is useful to reframe the question of political futures in terms of built-environment futures. Instead of asking, what kind of milieu will we inhabit, you ask the potentially easier question, what sort…

Extinction Rebellion activists launch UK Beyond Politics party by stealing food

Robin Hood-style shoplifting session at London supermarket ‘because poverty sucks’A new political party was launched in London on Thursday by a group of activists from Extinction Rebellion, who marked the event by shoplifting a haul of supermarket goods to highlight the instability of global food distribution.The stunt involved five members…

COMMITTEE ON CLIMATE CHANGE ADVISES GOVERNMENT TO PREPARE FOR APOCALYPSE

Email: press@risingup.org.uk Phone: +447986671716 Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets #ExtinctionRebellion #ActNow #NoGoingBack Today the Committee on Climate Change, the Government’s official climate advisors, released their report detailing what progress has been made one year on from the adoption of the target to reach net zero emissions by…

Two Spooks

It may or may not be true that there are no extant photographs of Johann C. Schmidt, aka Max Stirner. The ones I may know of lack the auratic power of the two penetrating character sketches Friedrich Engels did of him: the first, a remarkable, vulpine profile he drew from…

millions of Americans can’t afford water

Millions of ordinary Americans are facing rising and unaffordable bills for running water, and risk being disconnected or losing their homes if they cannot pay, a landmark Guardian investigation has found.Exclusive analysis of 12 US cities shows the combined price of water and sewage increased by an average of 80%…

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…

20-27 June: Extinction Rebellion and local communities to walk 125m along HS2 route to say “We were never asked!”

Email: press@risingup.org.ukPhone: +44 7717474456 / +44 7969 083371 / +44 7933582245Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Media Assets | Crowd Funder               #ExtinctionRebellion #ActNow #HS2Rebellion #NHSnotHS2 #ShutTheSites #StopHS2 Beginning on 20th June, Extinction Rebellion and anti-HS2 groups will set out to walk 125 miles on the HS2 route from Birmingham to…

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…

The art of protest in pen and ink – in pictures

London-based reportage illustrator George Butler has travelled all over the world to war zones, refugee camps and gold mines. “I choose newsworthy situations and people with stories to tell, and then record them in pen and ink,” he says. Recently he’s been focusing on moments of protest in his home…

A Spectre Is Haunting The West

A tiger was reported loose in Oakland on the night of May 31. The report was false, yes, but it hardly mattered because―as is rarely the case with fake news―it had vision. In short, the report was false but the tiger was Real. To cite @aesthetikeit, here was a “symbol…

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