@XRebellionUK smash the windows of Barclay's Bank. It's a definite step for them and frankly it's dissapointing to see lots of "more radical than tho" having a pop at them becuase of their general aggy position towards liberals. 1/
If this was @FrontGreen or some such you'd be clapping along and saying right on.

We don't agree with XR on so many things, heck we've been downright hostile at times but the judgement over specific action should be on the action.

From my perspective the only issues here are 2/
It was done for the sake of theatre of awareness raising (rather than as a tactical decision or situational expression of rage) and that they didn't then scarpper instead choosing to remain and be arrested.

Frankly tho, the arresting works in their favour as it means it 3/
maintains a news story, keeps headlines on their focus and especially come court time gives a focus for ongoing action. Provided everyone involved has informed consent, it's nothing to do with anyone else.

XR are a propoganda outfit, they do propoganda outfit stuff. 4/
So many of their "leftist" critics come from positions where their hairshirts are so thick, they don't do anything which is pretty sad. I'm not saying you need to spend your Thursdays monkey wrenching to have an opinion but maybe consider how you go about it. 5/
Despite what you might have doubled down on, XR HAS grown as an organisation and developed their tact. Smashing glass is a big step from "only using chalk spray", and they no longer sing the praises of the police. They still exist in this nebulous quasi-liberal limbo but 6/
when you dismiss their actions out of hand you do yourself a disservice, because "XR Rebels" are out there up trees, down tunnels. We want them to radicalise not dissolve, which is why you found anarchists at their actions, illustrating more drills and skills and standing 7/
alongside them. Often I'll admit frowning, cringing and dying a little inside, but hey not everyone is "there" yet.

Oh also @xryouthcambs @ScotlandXr are the fucking shit and if you should follow them even if your local XR is a bunch of hyper hippy dippy liberals.

XR are not Earth First!, nor the ELF, nor Greenpeace or the IWW's Environmental Caucus. Each has a different flavour, purpose and tactic, thats before we consider the vast array of specific issue groups and autonomous affinities., this is a good thing.

If you think XR are doing it wrong then show them how it's done. Education via osmosis is pretty much the best thing you can be doing. Not theory crafting or dogpiling on socials.

Go and do some shit and say "here comrades, like this".

Actions, Manifestations, and fucking Happenings.
Not idle words and aggy beefing into the digital void.

As for us?
We entirely understand why someone would smash the windows of a bank, performance or otherwise.

Don't you?

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