Extinction Rebellion

The Rebellion Hypothesis: Crisis, Inaction, and the Question of Civil Disobedience

By Samuel Alexander, The Simplicity Collective

The main argument of this essay is that XR and rebellions like it are almost certainly going to grow in coming months and years as more people around the world become politically frustrated, angry, scared, and directly impacted by inaction in the face of today’s overlapping ecological and humanitarian crises.