Anna Semlyen is a former city councillor and the author of Cutting Your Car Use. In this post, she summarises how to overcome the political block in the way of effective traffic reduction.
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Calling All Rebels! Don’t Compare Yourself To Rosa Parks
Madeleine Jenkins, student journalist, explains why Non-Violent Direct Action training should come with a hard-hitting history lesson…
Askham Bog Council Address by Andreas Heinemeyer
On the 31st of October, members of XR York processed to the council’s general meeting with giant, leaf-like lanterns previously used as part of a twilight display at Askham Bog. Ecologist and researcher Andreas Heinemeyer spoke on behalf of Extinction Rebellion York at the meeting. His address follows below.
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.
My First Day as a Rebel
Michael Regan, PhD student at the University of Lancaster, reflects on the closing day of the Northern Rebellion.
The Struggle For Sustainable Housing
Gwen Vardigans, Education Lead at the North Yorkshire branch of the RCN, explains why quality housing is so important.
Demand A Future – A Perspective by Eve Branston, Co-Ordinator of York’s Pagan Group
Eve Branston, coordinator of York’s Kith of the Earthen Star Pagan Group, shares her take on XRYork’s recent Demand A Future event.
Demand A Future – York’s First People’s Assembly On Climate Emergency
On the 21st of June, Extinction Rebellion York hosted the first ever People’s Assembly to address climate change in the city.