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Sustainable and local tourism, a conscious change

Staying nearby is not a punishment During confinement, we have felt forced to travel “inside the home”, and many of us have taken advantage of the situation to revalue what we may have underestimated only because it was near. As summer arrives, bringing holidays to many of us, we must think of sustainable and local […]

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Let’s make a new alterity for a new city

With the system de-escalation we need, the time for rethinking the society we live in is now. And, as Barcelonans, we need to rethink the city model that took us to the present moment. In the new world ahead of us after the return to the “new normality” that governments propose, rebels will need to speak […]

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World Environment Day Event

On the 5th of June 2020, World Environment Day, the citizens’ platforms 2020 Rebelión por el Clima and Alianza por el Clima –two platforms in which hundreds of civil society organisations are included, from environmental and international cooperation organisations to trade unions and agricultural organizations– organised several decentralised actions throughout the territory of the Spanish […]

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De-escalate the system, protect our life

After almost two months of home confinement, the moment to return to our daily lifes has arrived. Some of us enjoyed the privilege of spending this time thinking and reminding ourselves what really matters — but others lived little, never-ending, daily hells. For many women, home confinement put them face to face to their assailtants. […]

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Blue Brigade Barcelona

The ‘Blue Brigade’ represents the rise of the oceans, the floods, the rough, mysterious, deep and sacred waters. It symbolizes the ice that turns into water as it melts. Water is related to emotions, and blue symbolises sadness. Sad for every whale found dead on the beach, sad for the loss of biodiversity on land […]

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Adherence to the Social Shock Plan

We can already say, and be sure of now, that the health crisis we have been experiencing for more than two weeks now is affecting our society at all levels. The strategy that has been adopted to reduce the death toll and the collapse of the public healthcare system has been the confinement of all […]

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Faced with the coronavirus crisis, let’s create a rebel community

It has been a week since we are experiencing a new emergency, this time unexpected and surpassing any level that anyone could have imagined in the short term. We know that we are living in a difficult time and that the days ahead are long. But we want to call for calm: as we always say, […]

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Newsletter 7: More rebellion. More collaboration. More love.

Dear Rebels, While the media dedicates covers to the Coronavirus and the cancellation of the Mobile World Congress, the Rebellion remains tireless, fighting a much more serious threat. It is a much greater danger, which affects us all and one which science has been warning us about for decades: inaction to the climate crisis. More […]

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Letter to my fellow teachers

To my fellow teachers, I am writing this letter to tell you, if you haven’t heard already, that I am leaving my position as a secondary school teacher. My last day, after ten years, was 10th February and I want to explain why I have taken this decision. I remember very clearly on the way […]

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International Anti-Fracking Action 21F

On Friday, February 21, we’ll join forces with other Barcelona and international movements, to denounce the extractive model to which the Global South is subjected in order to meet the energy needs of the countries of the North. Just one month ago the first ship with gas extracted using fracking technology arrived in Barcelona from […]