The Total Liberation Club reflects on Do or Die Magazine, Earth First! and the rich tradition of eco-anarchism. In the last piece we wrote for Freedom we defended some aspects of Extinction Rebellion (XR) — or rather we defended In Defence of Extinction Rebellion — but subsequent club meetings saw heated ‘discussions’ around letting XR
Today and tomorrow in lieu of its Summer gathering Earth First UK is supporting decentralised events and actions around Britain, and yesterday published a new zine on green direct action in 2020. The booklet, available free online, considers the problems of green activism amid a pandemic, and takes an in-depth look at the major campaign
On Mondy 15th April the recently formed Green Anti-Capitalist Front are calling for a start of actions to highlight that the root cause of climate change and environmental destruction is capitalism. Here is the GAF call-out: We are calling for a broad anti-capitalist front to take part inenvironmentalist actions starting on Monday 15th of April
On July 13th last year, environmental activists from Plane Stupid occupied the north runway at Heathrow – chaining themselves to a metal fence and each other to form a blockade. On January 30th all thirteen activists were convicted of aggravated trespass at Willesden Magistrates Court with implications from the judge that they should expect prison.
Freedom presents an essay intended as an introduction to ‘green anarchism’ and the ways in which it can challenge hierarchies. In the last few decades new forms of activism have begun to emerge that concerned not merely the fate of human society, but of the non-human world – including non-human animals and the environment –