Dear rebels, Many countries may now be coming out of quarantine, but the world is still sick. Now, more than ever, it’s time to rebel. The last few weeks have seen a near-endless parade of atrocities which only serve to highlight the injustices and social inequalities of our time. This statement from XRISN focuses on […]
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Global Newsletter #40: The World Is Still Sick
Many countries may now be coming out of quarantine, but the world is still sick. Now, more than ever, it’s time to rebel.
The last few weeks have seen a near-endless parade of atrocities which only serve to highlight the injustices and social inequalities of our time. with diversity and freedom at its core. Ultimately, it is our duty as rebels (and as human beings) to work toward making the world a safer, fairer, and greener place.
Yet amid all the sadness and tumult, there are some bright things happening. Have you seen made clear, it is still burning coal and still adding to the burden of CO2 in the Earth’s atmosphere. Greta Thunberg called it “a shameful day for Europe”.
XR Unchained Once again we have too many actions for one newsletter. To catch up on all the actions that have been happening around the world you’ll have to read
and and stay tuned on
Regen 101 Workshop
As part of Global Support Trainings, the Regen 101 workshop and complimentary booklet are now available to all. The workshop consists of three online sessions covering the basics of regenerative culture.
Visit the XR Trainings Facebook page
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
for details of upcoming workshops. You can also download the booklet from the global website
Global Support: Volunteers Wanted
The Global Media and Messaging team is looking for volunteers to join the content team.
Roles needed include copywriters, video editors and producers, Youtube uploaders and coordinators, and graphics organisers. We are also looking for designers to work on the Global website. Any help is very welcome!
To apply, complete this form
, or email XRintemail@example.com
Global Media Library
Hello rebels around the world! We’re launching the XR Global Media Library
for all your media needs! The platform can be used by local chapters worldwide to collaborate globally. See here for instructions and log-ins
, and join our upcoming training sessions on: Thursday 18th June
– 06:30 pm UTC – Zoom
. Password: 7Z8zQR Friday 19th June
– 09:30 am UTC – Zoom
. Password: 5Xaj9F
Ask A Scientist LIVE Ep3: Can we feed the world without destroying it?
Watch the latest XR Scientist panel discussion about Agroecology, streamed on 28th May, here
Writers Rebel Website
Check out the excellent and inspiring Writers Rebel website
. Launched on the 20th of May and chock full of essays, audio, and film – featuring some of the world’s finest writers: Robert Macfarlern, Ali Smith and Margaret Atwood. Subscribe and submit!
Creative Hub Website
The Creative Hub features prose, poetry and songs about the climate crisis and possible outcomes. Don’t just read them; submit something creative yourself using your ruminations, doubts, and dreams as your fuel.
Go to xrcreative.org
to see the works already posted and guidelines for submission.
Global Newsletter Banner – Your Art Wanted!Credit: Olivia Burnett
Spotted our newly designed Newsletter header? We’re looking for submission to keep our pages fresh and colourful.
If you’d like to see your art emblazoning this newsletter then please send your high resolution landscape images of roughly 2:1 to 3:1 proportion to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Read Up on the Links Between Racism and the Environment
- The September Issues: Extinction Rebellion – A Fight For Our Lives (inc. beautiful photographic portfolio)
- Jamhoor: No Harm Here is Still Harm There – The Green New Deal and The Global South(Excellent 2 part analysis)
- Resilience: Scientists say 9 of the 15 ‘tipping points’ that regulate the planet’s climate have been activated
- Earther: Temperatures reach 80°F (27°C) in the Arctic and across Siberia, 36°F (2°C) above average
- Survival: EU suspends funding to WWF’s Messok Dja project in the Congo after persistent abuses against the Baka people
- Declassified UK: UK military and arms companies produce more carbon emissions than 60 individual countries – up to 11 times higher than admitted by the Ministry of Defence
- Dark Mountain: Who Stands with the Bears? A response to the documentary ‘Planet of the Humans’
Thank you for reading. Even in lockdown, there’s so much exciting stuff going on in the movement that we barely have time to write this sign-off. Keep up the good work! If you have any questions or queries, please get in touch at email@example.com
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