XR York’s Conor Cooley reports back on the recent social distancing action, held at the Minster in support of our critical workers.
Tag Archives: protest
Arrestee testimonial: ‘I do not regret it’
An anonymous arrestee from the recent Shell action in Cambridge shares their first-hand experience of arrest.
Climate Learning Week
At the start of the UK’s Climate Learning Week, XR York activist and university lecturer Catherine Love discusses the importance of education to the fight for climate action.
XR: Influencing The UK’s Media
In this essay, Patrick Thelwell deals with the BBC’s reporting of the Extinction Rebellion protests beginning in October 2018, concluding the sustained direct action increased the quality and depth of the BBC’s reporting on Climate Breakdown.
Famine, Fire and Floods
Following XR York’s Fire and Floods Solidarity Vigil to show support for those affected by the disasters unfolding in Jakarta, Australia and Zambia, XR York and prolific activist Richard Lane explains the significance of the events and introduces the concept of ‘disaster fatigue’.
The Drive For A Car Free City
This evening, XR York will take to the road in a peaceful swarming action to highlight the city’s congestion problem. Petra Bistričić, student and Action & Logistics Coordinator, will speak at the City of York council’s meeting taking place during the swarm. Her address follows below.
A Moment From The Rebellion by Adam Myers
Adam Myers, Regenerative Culture and Wellbeing Co-ordinator, gives a moving insight into last month’s International Rebellion.
Understanding Non-Violent Direct Action (NVDA)
Laura Cox explores one of Extinction Rebellion’s most well known acronyms, NVDA, and the motivation behind using non-violent tactics.
Why I Was Arrested
Laura Cox writes about her recent experience at International Rebellion and the importance of challenging the culture surrounding climate activist arrests.
Getting Ready For The International Rebellion
XRYork Media Coordinator Laura Cox explains the why, what, where, and how of the upcoming International Rebellion.