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"Clarkson compared us to ISIS" Reflections on direct action with XR Manchester

"Clarkson compared us to ISIS" Reflections on direct action with XR Manchester

Update: 2020-09-22
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Apologies for some of a the audio quality, will be back on form next week.

Over August bank holiday and early September Extinction Rebellion lead protests and direct actions in major cities in the U.K with the most news grabbing being the obstruction of printing presses outside Liverpool and London. How has this round of protests influenced the fight against climate breakdown and where is the movement going?

This week we are joined again by XR Manchester member Lizzy and Joel to debrief on the actions. We discuss how are police tactics changing towards XR? How has COVID disrupted their acts of disruption, the realities and impacts of direct action on ourselves  and what the movement needs to do in the future. 


Links 

Reset Paper https://reset-uk.org/

Shout outs
Dianne Abbot
@HackneyAbbott

Greater Manchester Savers
@GMSavers

Palestine action 
@Pal_action

US firefighters tackling the climate wildfires of the west coast
@CAL_FIRE

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"Clarkson compared us to ISIS" Reflections on direct action with XR Manchester

"Clarkson compared us to ISIS" Reflections on direct action with XR Manchester