The movie Don’t Look Up is an obvious metaphor for any situation in which a population carries on with business as usual as doom rapidly approaches. Obviously, that could be climate disruption or the COVID-19 … Read more
By Mark Darienzo I’ve often thought that staying in one place for long periods of time and being part of a community of friends creates stability and is therefore very important. Although living in Portland … Read more
XRPDX rebels were proud to stand with (and drive behind) thousands of youth climate activists, for the Global Climate Strike organized by Portland Youth Climate Strike, on September 24, 2021. This was the Friday chosen … Read more
Adapted from our friends at Stop The Money Pipeline On November 1st, the most important international climate talks since the Paris Agreement will begin in Glasgow, Scotland. COP26 presents an historic opportunity for the world to act on … Read more
Join us in action. We’ll be delivering a petition and making some noise atChase Bank, 2714 N Lombard, Friday at noon on September 17Wells Fargo Bank, 5444 SE 82nd, Saturday at 11 am on September 18.We’re organizing with 350pdx.org to amplify the … Read more
On July 12th, scores of climate justice activists turned out on Hawthorne Street to pressure Chase, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo to stop funding tar sands pipeline projects, especially Line 3. Indigenous activists spoke at a rally prior to the march which also featured music by XR activist, Wendy Emerson.
On Monday, June 21st, Extinction Rebellion PDX joined a coalition of more than 15 local environmental organizations to deliver another 2000 signatures to City Council asking them to deny the Land Use Compatibility Statement (LUCS) … Read more
An incredible action. When we headed back to the blockade site this morning, there were still 4 people locked to the boat blocking the road into the site. A few people across the road stayed overnight to provide some support. Activists with a lot of direct action experience and skills, and those with little or none, all worked together beautifully.
Finally, after 7 years of Indigenous-led resistance to Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline expansion (NOT replacement) project, the huge Treaty People Gathering with thousands on site broke through mainstream media silence. Media coverage helps protect people doing … Read more