The Acorn – 56

Number 56 In this issue: We don't want your fascist future! Fighting the coronazi clampdown 5G: resistance starts here This is our planet, not theirs When the walls of Babylon close in Gerrard Winstanley: an orgrad inspiration Acorninfo 1.  We don't want your fascist future! We don't want your "new normal". We don't want the … Continue reading The Acorn – 56

The Acorn – 55

Number 55 In this issue: Future on fire! When the state means business New Deal for Profits Jailed for exposing US war crimes Guy Debord: an orgrad inspiration Acorninfo 1.  Future on fire! Green anti-capitalists are to target the financial heart of the City of London on Friday February 28. A Rally Against Capital (Fuck … Continue reading The Acorn – 55

The Acorn – 54

Number 54 In this issue: Mobilising against the assault on nature X-axis: the money behind the greenwash With friends like these... Neoliberalism is the new fascism George Orwell: an orgrad inspiration Acorninfo 1.  Mobilising against the assault on nature The much-vaunted "green" agenda of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is coming under attack as its … Continue reading The Acorn – 54

The Acorn – 53

Number 53 In this issue: Seeing through "democracy" Greta Thunberg: the billionaires' favourite Misdirected Rebellion Calling out the imperial gatekeepers Yellow revolt takes a striking twist Jacques Ellul: an orgrad inspiration Acorninfo 1.  Seeing through "democracy" The capitalist system will not abolish itself. In fact, it will always do all that it physically can to … Continue reading The Acorn – 53

“The opposite of rebellion” – Paris activists slam XR leadership

A special report  We are well aware that there are many genuine grassroots activists involved in Extinction Rebellion protests, people we know are on our side. But more and more questions are being asked about the nature of the organisation itself, about the true agenda of the leadership lurking behind a flimsy illusion of horizontality. … Continue reading “The opposite of rebellion” – Paris activists slam XR leadership

The Acorn – 52

Number 52 In this issue: Skin-deep solutions Greta and the story-tellers Regulation is a gas, for the oil industry Bristol celebrates radical history Poetry of the rebellious seed Mohandas Gandhi: an orgrad inspiration Acorninfo 1.  Skin-deep solutions Imagine that somebody in your family falls ill, with a whole range of symptoms including breathing problems, extreme … Continue reading The Acorn – 52

The Acorn – 51

Number 51 In this issue: Basque rebels prepare hot reception for G7 leaders Capitalist vultures target Jamaican sunshine Smart-fascists are massacring our trees Israeli oppression: support the resistance! Vandana Shiva: an orgrad inspiration Acorninfo 1.  Basque rebels prepare hot reception for G7 leaders The welcome awaiting Macron, Trump and the other G7 world leaders in … Continue reading The Acorn – 51

The Acorn – 50

Number 50 In this issue: Guerrilla war against "smart" fascism Smearing and cheering for the system Manipulating Greta Fighting fracking in Fermanagh Journalism for a world beyond capitalism Hyperlooping towards environmental disaster! Miguel Amorós: an orgrad inspiration Acorninfo 1. Guerrilla war against "smart" fascism Guerrilla warfare has begun in Europe against the "smart" fascism being … Continue reading The Acorn – 50

The Acorn – 49

Number 49 In this issue: Deepening our resistance Why I decided to fight: letter from a Yellow Vest prisoner Julian Assange: enemy of the empire The modern leftist Rudolf Rocker: an orgrad inspiration Acorninfo 1. Deepening our resistance Synchronicity has a funny way of throwing together two apparently unrelated events in  a way that invites … Continue reading The Acorn – 49

“The X Agenda”: what does XR actually stand for?

A special report    On Wednesday May 1 2019 the UK Parliament declared a "climate emergency". Extinction Rebellion and its supporters were, needless to say, cock-a-hoop. Their big London protest-cum-lobby had achieved one of their main demands. After four centuries of rapacious, violent, militaristic capitalism, the British state had miraculously changed course towards a new … Continue reading “The X Agenda”: what does XR actually stand for?