Rebelling against Industrial Capitalism. The Acorn

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Is the human species finally waking up to the fact that industrial capitalism is murdering the planet and realising that we all have to take action to stop it?

The signs are currently looking good in England, where the Extinction Rebellion (XR) movement has appeared out of nowhere and mobilised thousands of people to block streets and engage in civil disobedience.

The first big day of action was on Saturday November 17, when some 6,000 people took to the streets of London.

They blocked five London bridges and planted trees on Parliament Square. Image result for murray bookchin ecologyMore than 80 people were arrested.

Said Gail Bradbrook of XR: “This is an act of mass civil disobedience. This is the start of an international rebellion protesting the lack of action on the ecological crisis”.

There were swarming road blocks across London in the run-up to Rebellion Day 2, announced for Saturday November 24, 10am to 5pm at Parliament Square.

The Rebellion has also started to take off elsewhere, such as Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands and Ireland. Continue reading “Rebelling against Industrial Capitalism. The Acorn”

THE ACORN – 34.. Manchester.. Fascism.. CIA.. Assange.. Mining

Posted on May 25, 2017

1. Manchester: an explosion of hate and fear

The vile bomb attack in Manchester on May 22 has left a noxious smell of racism and fascism in the British political atmosphere in the election run-up.

Prime Minister Theresa May was very quick to ramp up the terror alert status to “critical” and send the army onto the streets in a bid to show just how strong and stable she is.

The gesture has a hint of coup d’état about it. Even pro-establishment Guardian journo Jonathan Freedland had to admit that troops  being deployed in the middle of a general election campaign was “new and unsettling terrain for British democracy”. Continue reading “THE ACORN – 34.. Manchester.. Fascism.. CIA.. Assange.. Mining”

‘The Acorn’ new Eco Anarchist bulletin.. read here

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  • by Anonymous
  • Road fight is back on
  • Battle of Hastings
  • Rising Up in Bristol
  • French resistance to concrete future
  • The end of endless growth
  • Rewilding journalism
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1. Road fight is back on

The fight to save a treasured piece of Sussex countryside is back on – 12 years after a protest camp halted road plans.

Continue reading “‘The Acorn’ new Eco Anarchist bulletin.. read here”