How Ireland’s Citizens’ Assembly Helped Climate Action

By Frances Foley, Resilience.org -

In July 2016, the new government – led by Fine Gael, backed by independents – put forward a bill to establish a national-level Citizens’ Assembly to look at the biggest issues of the day. These [...]

For The Love Of Winning: An Open Letter To Extinction Rebellion

By John Jordan, Roarmag.org -

You just made history, there is no doubt about it. On May 1, the UK Parliament declared a climate emergency. You just nudged the world into the right direction with your disobedient bodies and [...]

Extinction Rebellion Has Changed The Conversation, Time For Activists To Recognize That

By Leila Deen, Opendemocracy.net -

There’s a new favourite topic of conversation in the UK community of activists who once self-defined as ‘the climate movement’: It’s new-to-the-scene Extinction Rebellion (XR), and what it’s [...]

Last Weekend, I Was Part Of ‘The Largest Act Of Civil Disobedience In British History’

By Darragh Murphy, Irishtimes.com -

At 6am on Good Friday morning I went to sleep in the crypt of St John’s Church in Waterloo with the rest of the night shift of Extinction Rebellion as the sun began to rise. Extinction Rebellion [...]

To Parliament, And Beyond

By Staff, Rebellion.earth -

At a monumental people’s assembly on Monday, rebels from across the UK came together to discuss how we’d move forward. Amazing ideas were shared, and were recorded to be [...]

Arrests At London Climate-Change Protests Top 1,000

By Paul Sandle, News.trust.org -

LONDON, April 22 (Reuters) - The number of environmental campaigners arrested during eight days of direct action in London topped 1,000 on Monday, police said, adding that Waterloo Bridge, one of [...]

Who Are Extinction Rebellion, The UK-Born Activist Group Holding Cities To Ransom?

By Tom Connick, Nme.com -

With many major London thoroughfares brought to a standstill for the third day running, activist group Extinction Rebellion have succeeded in making a statement it’s impossible to ignore. Oxford [...]

New Documents Reveal Covert UK Military-Intelligence Smear Machine Meddling In US Politics

By Mark Ames and Max Blumenthal, Mintpressnews.com -

Grayzone Project — A bombshell domestic spy scandal has been unfolding in Britain after hacked internal communications exposed a covert UK state military-intelligence psychological warfare [...]

UK And US PSYOP Collusion

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

For more than two years the corporate media, elite think tanks, NATO leaders, and most Democratic Party politicians have insisted that Russia interferes in American and European elections. The [...]

Corbyn Positioned For End Of Neoliberalism If Yellow Vest Comes To UK

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

The British Parliament between Dec. 10 and Dec. 12 was host to dramatic scenes, not normally seen during the half-empty procedural debates that take most of its time. Jeers and laughs were [...]

The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire

By Michael Oswald, Roarmag.org -

The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire, is a documentary film that shows how Britain transformed from a colonial power into a global financial power. At the demise of empire, City of London [...]

U.K. And Ecuador Conspire To Deliver Julian Assange To U.S. Authorities

By Gareth Porter, Truthdig.com -

The accidental revelation in mid-November that U.S. federal prosecutors had secretly filed charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange underlines the determination of the Trump [...]

Orangutang Heads To Oreo Headquarters

By Brendan Montague, Theecologist.org -

Thirty Greenpeace UK volunteers and a lifelike animatronic orangutan recreated a rainforest at the main entrance to the corporate headquarters of Mondelez, makers of Oreo cookies near Uxbridge. [...]

What Recent London Demos Say About The State Of The British Left

By Phil Hearse, Greenleft.org.au -

Demonstrations on successive weekends in London last month shone a spotlight on major political rifts — in the major parties and in the political left. On October 13, an extreme right-wing [...]

Climate Protesters Glue Hands To UK Government Building

By Damien Gayle, Theguardian.com -

Twenty-two people have been arrested after protesters daubed the windows of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in London and blocked passing traffic in an effort to [...]