climate catastrophe draws near, we are impressed and encouraged by
the movement that Extinction Rebellion is building. This mobilisation
has reinvigorated environmental activism at a time when we most need
it. XR has been bold in its aims when much of the established
movement has been cynical, and has managed to tap into a broader
sense of alarm over environmental degradation, and mobilised many
people not previously involved. XR has grown at a speed that many
people would have thought impossible before we saw it happen. XR has
also been far more radical in this broad appeal than many people
would have thought, pursuing a strategy built around both local
direct action while maintaining an international orientation. We
cannot overstate the overwhelmingly positive effect that XR is having
on environmental politics.
of us already involved in various radical and green movements have
been attending XR meetings and actions…
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Police car burns on the Akwesasne Mohawk territory, Feb. 22, 2019.
by Alan S. Hale, Standard Freeholder, February 23, 2019
AWKESASNE — The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA) is pleading for calm after a protest in front of the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service headquarters became violent on Friday night, resulting in a police SUV to be stolen by protesters and burned on an international ice bridge that connects different portions of the community.
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