Goodman, Mahoney

Mahoney Goodman
10 December 2020Feature

Mahoney Goodman tells the story (so far) of XR Cambridge's direct action campaign for divestment

Autonomy and decentralisation are baked into Extinction Rebellion’s organisational structure. In Cambridge we’ve taken initiative to target our city’s centres of power, independently of any directives from XR UK. It probably isn’t hard to guess our first priority.

The university of Cambridge and its colleges are many things, but high on that list are wealthy and prestigious.

In other words, they’re in a perfect position to deal a significant blow to the fossil fuel industry’s…