On December 27th of last year, Guillaume L’Hostis, a former coordinator of France’s A22 project Dernière Rénovation (DR), or Last Renovation, published a retrospective online on his 18 months as a part the group and what he learned in his time with them. His post contains critical information about the emerging challenges and dynamics of an A22-style civil resistance project in the 2020s. (DR is a member of the A22 network and demands that France insulate its 5 million thermal sieves: inefficient homes difficult to heat and cool, housing 12 million people.)
Yesterday, President Biden’s own White House staff stood outside the White House, demanding a ceasefire in Gaza. In Extinction Rebellion, our 6th principle and value is that we welcome everyone, and every part of everyone, all races, creeds, religions are not only welcome, but actively encouraged to participate and have a voice in our communities. This includes Jewish people and Muslims.
Scientists Rebellion co-founder, and Theoretical Physicist, Mike Lynch-White was released from prison yesterday, after serving 294 days for damaging a drone part facility, related to Elbit, one of the largest manufacturers of weapons for Israel.
XR Parents in the UK placed hundreds of childrens’ shoes in Trafalgar Square and called for an immediate ceasefire. In a moving ceremony in London’s Trafalgar Square Saturday), parents from Extinction Rebellion placed hundreds of empty childrens’ shoes at the world-famous landmark to represent all the young Israeli and Palestinian lives lost in the ongoing fighting.