Spring Rebellion Wrap Up

Spring Rebellion Wrap Up

Hello rebels, The Spring Rebellion has sprung, with surreal and inspiring scenes of civil disobedience from across the globe; New Yorkers poured fake blood over the famous charging bull statue; Melbourne rebels emphasised their desire to keep Stayin’ Alive by engaging...
Events for October

Events for October

Featured image by Peter Barnes Our Spring Rebellion has now come to a close. Thanks to everyone involved. We’ll be posting a wrap up soon about all the actions, media response, and more. However, we have so much coming up for the rest October we couldn’t wait to let...
Adelaide Spring Rebellion

Adelaide Spring Rebellion

Calling all rebels, It’s time to act as if the truth is real! We are in a climate and ecological emergency. Our political system is failing to protect us. Another UN summit has passed without enough meaningful commitments from member nations to take the action...
Extinction Rebellion and the Political Strategies of Love

Extinction Rebellion and the Political Strategies of Love

Giotto: Lamentation (The Mourning of Christ) by Gary Clark Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. Romans 12:14 Throw us in jail, and we shall still love you. Martin Luther King (A Gift of Love). This is not Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook,...
Late August Newsletter

Late August Newsletter

Photo by Matt Walker – mattwalkerphotography.com. The October Rebellion, to be known in Australia as #SpringRebellion, starts on Monday October 7th and ends Sunday October 13th. During the Spring Rebellion we will join rebels from all over the world to take...
Barriers to Joining XR

Barriers to Joining XR

Photo by Steve from @strutphotography by Sue It’s a bit like I have opened a can of worms. I have conducted interviews, both spoken and written, with a lot of people about the barriers they may face in joining mainstream groups generally. People of different cultures,...
Embracing the discomfort of disruption

Embracing the discomfort of disruption

By Rosie M Just thinking about creating disruption makes my chest feel a bit tight and my stomach fluttery. I do not like breaking the rules. As a woman, I have been trained my whole life to move over on the footpath and let others past, to keep my bag on my lap on...
August Newsletter

August Newsletter

Photo by Steve @strutphotography Hello rebels, Since our last newsletter, which was only a little over a week ago, XRSA has successfully carried out two non-violent civil disobedience actions. A bicycle swarm and a die-in on the street outside the Adelaide morgue....