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# Civil Disobedience

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'Extinction Rebellion': London climate change protests enter fourth day
428 people have now been arrested in the UK capital.
'Brendan Howlin was wrong: civil disobedience is a valid weapon in the fight for a better Ireland'
Those who benefit from the way Ireland is organised would love us to believe we have no power, that we can’t win, that there’s no reason to act, writes Siobhan O’Donoghue.
Opinion: 'Ireland has become a pollution haven due to neo-liberal model of light-touch regulation'
We need people-power campaigns to stop environmental harm, writes Cian Prendiville.
FactCheck: Is Regina Doherty right to say she didn't support the use of civil disobedience?
The Government Chief Whip denies having made some controversial comments. We put that claim to the test.
Column: Peacemakers like Margaretta D’Arcy uphold the greater moral law
Margaretta, in her peaceful act of civil disobedience, was seeking to highlight our own government’s failure to uphold both Irish and international law. We should applaud her courage, writes Joe Murray.
6 political activist celebrities (other than George Clooney)
These temporary jailbirds put their star power behind issues from the Vietnam War to nuclear power.
Column: Does the Occupy movement have a future?
Occupy’s moment may have passed it by – but that is not to say that it could not have a lasting impact, writes Dr Sarah Campbell.
Column: Occupying NAMA buildings isn’t just a gesture – it’s essential research
Such is the obscurity around NAMA’s operations that protesters are forced to commit acts of civil disobedience just to uncover the paper trail, writes Conor McCabe.
TEEU to debate civil disobedience motion today
One of Ireland’s largest trade unions, which is calling for a general election, will vote on a motion of civil unrest today.