WHAT’S XR?

REBELS FOR LIFE

Life on Earth is in crisis. Our climate is changing faster than scientists predicted and the stakes are high. Biodiversity loss. Crop failure. Social and ecological collapse. Mass extinction. We are running out of time, and our Government has failed to act. We have a moral duty to rebel—whatever our politics.

Extinction Rebellion is a global movement. Our core strategy is mass disruption of city centres through nonviolent civil disobedience. We are about political change not personal change – though we welcome the latter. We act in full public view and we take responsibility for our actions.

OUR PRINCIPLES

WE HAVE A SHARED VISION OF CHANGE

Creating a world that is fit for generations to come

WE VALUE REFLECTING AND LEARNING

Following a cycle of action, reflection, learning, and planning for more action. Learning from other movements and contexts as well as our own experiences

WE OPENLY CHALLENGE OURSELVES AND OUR TOXIC SYSTEM

Leaving our comfort zones to take action for change

WE SET OUT MISSION ON WHAT IS NECESSARY

Mobilising 3.5% of the population to achieve system change – using ideas such as “Momentum-driven organising” to achieve this.

WE WELCOME EVERYONE AND EVERY PART OF EVERYONE

Working actively to create safer and more accessible spaces.

WE ARE BASED ON AUTONOMY AND DE-CENTRALISATION

We collectively create the structures we need to challenge power. Anyone who follows these core principles and values can take action in the name of Extinction Rebellion.

WE NEED A REGENERATIVE CULTURE

Creating a culture which is healthy, resilient and adaptable.

WE ACTIVELY MITIGATE FOR POWER

Breaking down hierarchies of power for more equitable participation

WE ARE A NON-VIOLENT NETWORK

Using non-violent strategy and tactics as the most effective way to bring about change

WE AVOID BLAMING AND SHAMING

We live in a toxic system, but no one individual is to blame.

ANYONE WHO FOLLOWS THESE CORE PRINCIPLES AND VALUES CAN TAKE ACTION IN THE NAME OF EXTINCTION REBELLION.