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Jane Fonda accepts Bafta award during arrest at climate protest

Jane Fonda accepted a prestigious award from Bafta Los Angeles while being led away in handcuffs after being arrested during climate emergency protests. The actor and activist was honoured with the Stanley Kubrick award for excellence in film at the…

Jane Fonda, Sam Waterson Arrested At Another Climate Protest

Actress and activist Jane Fonda was arrested again outside the U.S. Capitol building in Washington D.C. for protesting climate change, this time alongside her “Grace and Frankie” co-star Sam Waterson. The 81-year-old actress is making good on her promise of doing…

From Kerri-Anne to the masked stinger: how Australia’s media covered Extinction Rebellion

Daily Telegraph reporter Mitchell Van Homrigh got dressed up in a bee costume to go “undercover” with Extinction Rebellion but his stunt wasn’t even the most foolish response to the mass protests we saw this week. After making all the…

NYTimes Hails Cultish, Disruptive Extinction Rebellion Protests

Extinction Rebellion, a burgeoning radical group of self-proclaimed environmentalists, that originated in England in the summer of 2018, now has a following among the hard left in America, as they do the usual left-wing protest things, like disrupting the commutes…

Extinction Rebellion is about more than global warming – The Irish Times

A man clutches a photo of his young children on the 6pm news. “I’m just a father of two children that’s very frightened of their future,” he says, as he begins weeping. He is lying on the ground in the…

Why Extinction Rebellion Is Occupying a NYC Park

Hundreds of climate protesters around the world were arrested Monday, kicking off Extinction Rebellion’s “International Rebellion,” two weeks of direct action and civil disobedience protests in 60 countries.  In London, protesters blocked all major roads around the Houses of Parliament,…

The Latest: Climate protesters douse famous Wall Street bull – Minneapolis Star Tribune

BERLIN — The Latest on international climate protests (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Protesters have doused New York City’s famous charging bull statue with fake blood as part of a protest against climate change. The group Extinction Rebellion staged the…

Two Anti-Pipeline Activists Indicted For Sabotaging Dakota Access Pipeline

Two anti-pipeline activists have been indicted on federal charges stemming from multiple 2016-17 attacks on the Dakota Access Pipeline in Iowa, including burning pipes and valves with torches. Jessica Rae Reznicek and Ruby Katherine Montoya each face up to 40…

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The Greta Thunberg generation – EL PAIS

On a sunny afternoon in late summer, Roger Pallás, a 22-year-old Catalan student with blond hair and a wiry build, sits behind the wheel of his van on his way to the Costa Brava while he sings: “The people gonna…

Money Is the Oxygen on Which the Fire of Global Warming Burns – The New Yorker

I’m skilled at eluding the fetal crouch of despair—because I’ve been working on climate change for thirty years, I’ve learned to parcel out my angst, to keep my distress under control. But, in the past few months, I’ve more often…