On Sunday 18th July, XR Lambeth held its first people’s assembly in Brockwell Park to discuss how we organise ourselves, how we communicate and what we should focus on after a challenging 18 months. This post summarises the main outcomes.
Category Archives: Words from rebels
The social and environmental cost of regeneration
Pete Elliott, councillor for the Gipsy Hill ward in Lambeth, tells us about the process of regeneration in Lambeth, how it affects people and the environment and why social and climate justice movements should join the campaign to oppose it […]
George Floyd, one year on: environmental justice should go hand in hand with racial justice
On Tuesday 26th May, South London Stand Up to Racism organised a #taketheknee event to commemorate the aniversary of George Floyd’s murder. Lambeth rebel Nick Anim (@NickGreenergy) spoke of how “I can’t breathe” resonates in the racial and climate justice […]
Why we sat on the road: Harriet, Nancy and Jason
Harriet, Nancy and Jason took part in XR’s Rebellion of One action on Saturday 1st May. They sat and stopped traffic in Clapham and Brixton. Here are a few pictures and their statements on why they did it.
Why we sat on the road: Katie and Hannah
Katie and Hannah took part in XR’s Rebellion of One action on Saturday 1st May. They sat and stopped traffic on Abbeville Road, Clapham. Here a few pictures and their statements on why they did it.
XR Families on the passing of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill
The result in parliament last night was a disappointing one, but not altogether unexpected. In the last year, members of the Conservative government and their beneficiaries have been shaken by the strength of our protests, and terrified of the prospect […]
Where do we go from here?
Friends, Rebels, Change-makers, and everyone else who cares about anyone else. Listen up! Ring the alarm. This is not a drill. This is for real. We face a critical point in history.How we seize this moment in space and time […]