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The Myth of Invulnerability

Imagine for a moment our ancestors. Imagine them for real, at some point, no matter when exactly, as tribes distributed all over the world. There is an open space between huts, a fire, perhaps some children who play between tents, women and men who prepare food or work on some tool. There is an overwhelming […]

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Regenerative Culture: Post-Rebellion Blues

Getting ‘back to normal’ isn’t always easy. This period of rebellion has been both a growthful and challenging time for us Rebels. We had to face disproportionate and illegal use of violence from the police in Madrid, while we bravely remained peaceful cutting off traffic in Villaverde’s bridge. We shared strong and intense emotions: belonging, […]

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The Rebellion will be Peaceful

In a system at war with life, the rebellion will be peaceful. Extinction Rebellion demonstrators in peaceful protest experienced a disproportionate response from the authorities. Serious legal shortcomings are evidenced in police action during peaceful protests. The rebellion for life will continue despite repression. On Monday 7th October, Extinction Rebellion carried out a non-violent civil […]

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Letter from a Rebel

Personal journal and thoughts of a rebel about the international rebellion action of the 7th Oct in Madrid. 10th October 2019 Like many other rebels, I’m on my way back, on a train heading home.The journey home is lulling me slowly in a quiet and calm state of mind.On my left arm I can still […]

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October Newsletter

Dear rebels, What an amazing month it’s been. In towns and cities around the world, millions of people have taken to the streets to demand action to save our future on this beautiful planet. Consciousness of the climate and ecological crisis is growing, pressure on governments is mounting, and amidst it all, we are working […]

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Evaluation of the Meeting with Ada Colau

The Climate Movements ask the government of Barcelona for policies to address the climate emergency with the required urgency and scale Climacció, Families For Future Barcelona, Fridays For Future Barcelona, Moviment per la Justícia Climàtica and Rebel·lió o Extinció Barcelona will participate today in the first session of the Roundtable for the Climate Emergency in […]

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A Message of Rebellion

Good morning [name redacted], I just saw your mail about my absence from October 7th and 8th. I was hesitant to comment openly or to take advantage of “personal days” or “personal reasons” to go to Madrid on those days. I have been participating for months in a global movement that uses non-violent civil disobedience […]

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Global Climate Strike

Thousands of people rebel against the climate emergency in the global climate strike Rebel·lió o Extinció Barcelona, as part of the platforms that have convened the mobilizations, has been active throughout the week to call for immediate action to stop the climate emergency and expose the crisis to society. The week of September 20th to […]

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Brisa Fenoy’s Concert

On September 27, after participating in the multitudinous demonstration against the climate emergency, we had the opportunity to present Extinction Rebellion during the concert of Brisa Fenoy at Prat de Llobregat. This artist, known among other things by the feminist hymn that she composed last year that the whole country sang and danced, is very […]

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World Day Without Cars in Barcelona

On September 22, coinciding with the world day without cars, we have gathered together with the Fridays for Future Barcelona movement at the entrance of the Barcelona (Meridiana Street) to demand drastic measures on private mobility in Barcelona. The air we breathe the inhabitants of the Barcelona area, and other major European cities, not only […]