We delve into Extinction Rebellion’s claim that once 3.5% of the population of a state is mobilised in sustained protest, success is guaranteed. We also discuss the implications for the environmental movement and animal activists.
For more on this issue, you can read Harley’s article ‘Reflections on Rebellion – How People Power can Take the World By Storm’: https://animalrebellion.org/how-change-happens/
You can also read the academic article ‘Social movements and (mis)use of research: Extinction Rebellion and the 3.5% rule’ by Kyle Matthews: https://www.interfacejournal.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Interface-12-1-Matthews.pdf
Animal liberation by Los Fastidios: https://www.losfastidios.net/
The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Breakdown by Oli Frost: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3VWd93CHv0
Capture The Flag by War On Women: https://waronwomen.bandcamp.com/album/capture-the-flag
Cold by Stella Donnelly: https://stelladonnelly.bandcamp.com/album/flood
This is our final show for the year but we’ll be back with new episodes from January 22, 2023 onwards!
The Freedom of Species Team