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Climate strike: How to continue? What is the next step? [Wuppertal, Germany]

Wuppertal. Germany. Yesterday (September 23, 2022) I joined the climate strike demo in Wuppertal. I had to pull myself together to go to the demo. The climate movement is in a crisis and in my opinion the Fridays For Future (FFF) demos have become a kind of ritual, without the necessary anger and power. Thoughts after the FFF demo in Wuppertal.

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The Poor Prole’s Almanac: The solutions are already here with Peter Gelderloos

Peter Gelderloos joins “The Poor Prole’s Almanac” again to discuss his recent book “The Solutions are Already Here: Strategies for Ecological Revolution from Below”. 

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Climate depression? A response to Tadzio Müller’s Coming out No. 6

The #ClimateEndgame is in full swing, one heat wave after another. Drought, floods. War is back in Europe, the ruling class is responding with a gigantic rollback to fossil fuels, driving people into poverty by making them pay for decades of failed energy policies. It’s not just dependence on Russian gas, fossil fuel dependence represents failed policies for all living organisms on this planet. Riot Turtle responds to Tadzio Mueller‘s Coming out No. 6: Hi, my name is Tadzio, and I’m suffering from climate depression.

Image above: WAA_Protests_(1980s). Image by Oliver M. GRUER-LAVIN. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

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Earth First! gathering collective: To our friends from XR

In recent years there has been an explosion of activity in the climate movement in the UK. It’s inspiring to see so many determined to take action on climate change and committing themselves to fiercely defending nature. Extinction Rebellion (XR) in particular has brought in thousands of new people, shifted public opinion, and reignited a movement. There has also been exciting movement within XR, increasingly targeting those in the corporate media and fossil industries causing the problem rather than just creating public disruption.

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From the Concrete to the Abstract – A Call for Mobilization to Take Concrete Action by ARNA

We, ARNA, are writing this text as part of our mobilization work to Take Concrete Action, a mass action on Gotland (Sweden) on the 25-27th of August 2022. It is partly an intervention in the climate movement and partly an analysis and mobilization text for radicals. If you are part of a radical group that shares our perspectives and actions, please contact your closest ARNA group if you would like to collaborate.

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Atlanta Forest: Bulldozer stopped in ATL forest by horde of forest defenders – Call to action

Atlanta. Georgia. On June. 2nd, a horde of forest defenders were able to stop a bulldozer on the edge of the woods (that was being escorted by kkkops) from destroying the forest by throwing rocks, deploying fireworks, & shouting scary words!

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Calling all to the forest: The time is now! [Atlanta]

Atlanta. Georgia. On April 21st, forest defenders overheard workers state that forest destruction and eviction is expected to begin on May 3.

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Land Reclamation in Kanehsatake [So-called Canada]

Kanehsatake. So-called Quebec. So-called Canada. Indigenous Land Defenders in the community of Kanehsatake planted the Haudenosaunee Confederacy flag on a contested piece of land to let the public know that the land will be reclaimed.

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