April 15th – Post-action report

Green Anti-Capitalist Front

Less than a month after our first assembly we took to the streets of London to carry out an action to coincide with the beginning of Extinction Rebellion’s (XR) ‘Rebellion Week’. We gathered among the tourists in front of St Paul’s cathedral. Our numbers were made up of members from various groups, including but not limited to the London Anarchist Federation, Earth Strike UK and the Revolutionary Communist Group. With flags waving, masks up and the sound system blaring, we began our stroll down the middle of the road, blocking traffic as we went.

In contrast with XR, who were aiming to hold and block symbolic parts of London which they had announced to the police beforehand, we told the police nothing and remained fluid and adaptable. As such, with a much much smaller group we were able to cause a significant amount of disruption despite not being able to…

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