Posts in category 'comment'

18 Nov

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...

Categories: comment, opinion
4 Nov

A Moment From The Rebellion

Adam Myers, Regenerative Culture and Wellbeing Co-ordinator, gives a moving insight into last month's International Rebellion.

Categories: comment, actions, creative
28 Oct

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.

Categories: comment
21 Oct

Parenting and Activism

Keira Relton talks first hand about the challenge of raising children as a climate activist.

Categories: comment, opinion
16 Oct

Beyond The Arrests: Fuelling The Rebellion

Catherine Love shares her experience of the ongoing International Rebellion, and draws attention to the many crucial roles that take place behind the scenes.

Categories: comment, opinion, actions
11 Oct

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.

Categories: actions, comment
9 Sep

Northern Rebellion: Celebrating Climate Activism In Manchester

Catherine Love, freelance arts journalist, shares her thoughts after spending a weekend at the Northern Rebellion.

Categories: comment, opinion, actions
2 Sep

Extinction Rebellion: Last Chance to Save the World

Michael Regan, PhD student at the University of Lancaster, reviews Ben Zand’s documentary Extinction Rebellion: Last Chance to Save the World?

Categories: reviews, comment, opinion
26 Aug

The Wind in their Sails: XR and Young People

Cath Heinemeyer discusses the need to get young people on board to drive the climate movement

Categories: comment, opinion
19 Aug

Tackling The Climate Crisis At Edinburgh Fringe

Freelance arts journalist Catherine Love gives her take on some of the hard hitting, environmentally conscious performances at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe.

Categories: comment, reviews
12 Aug

The Struggle For Sustainable Housing

A Mandate For Change, created at Demand A Future on the 21st of June, tackles housing as a central issue for both City of York council and the national government. Gwen Vardigans, Education Lead at the North Yorkshire branch of the Royal College of Nurses, explains why.

Categories: comment, opinion
5 Aug

Arrestee Support At XRYork

Arrestee support is one of the many functions carried out by Regen groups. Following the hundreds of arrests during the April protests, this role is all the more important.

Categories: comment
29 Jul

Friends of the Earth: The Most Powerful Thing We Can Do To Solve The Climate Emergency

At Friends of the Earth, we’re calling on the UK government to urgently adopt a Climate Action Plan to rapidly cut greenhouse gas emissions and build a greener and fairer society for everyone.

Categories: comment, reviews
5 Jul

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.

Categories: comment, opinion
21 Jun

Introduction to XR York

Welcome to the Extinction Rebellion York blog. For those who are new to the movement, here’s a little bit about who we are and what we do…

Categories: comment, actions