Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: activism

Remembering Rev. Richard Deats, a life-long peace movement leader and influential...

A prolific writer and speaker, Rev. Deats strengthened grassroots movements by leading nonviolent action trainings in conflict zones around the world.

Indigenous youth rally calls on Biden to cancel Line 3 and...

The White House remains silent on both of the pipeline projects, which Indigenous communities say are blatant cases of racism and injustice.

Biden promised to end standardized testing in schools—it was never going...

In education policymaking in Washington, D.C., the “bean counters” are still in charge.

A new home for activists, and a new way of building...

“If you’re really interested in changing things—if you want to say you’re being proactively anti-racist—you’ll have to go out of your comfort zones and the confines of the project.”

The American Rescue Plan is for real

“People are hurting enough already. They don’t need more worries about the future.”

Damming rivers is terrible for human rights, ecosystems and food security

Despite industry rhetoric, hydropower is high-cost and high-risk. There are better options for a post-pandemic recovery and a renewable energy future.

5 ways to address internalized white supremacy and its impact on...

In this era of multiple pandemics, discussing the impact of internalized racism on our health is crucial to furthering Black resistance, healing and emancipation.

Mumia Abu-Jamal, now in his 40th year as an incarcerated prisoner,...

Urgent news: Demand the immediate release of imprisoned activist journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.

Pandemic may have left over 250 million people with acute food...

As Black and Latinx families experience disproportionate food insecurity, experts warn of famine in dozens of countries.

Why America needs new infrastructure to survive

Without a bold rebuilding campaign, Americans will continue to risk their well-being and livelihoods as the nation collapses around them.

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Biden refuses to shut down Dakota Access Pipeline

We will do our very best to see this pipeline removed, our water protected, and our sacred lands healed."

Lawsuit filed after police fracture elderly woman’s arm on video

“This is not community policing. This is community terrorism.”

Private security firm accused of working illegally to protect oil and gas pipelines in...

Leighton, which is based in Texas, has also been accused of operating without a license in North Dakota, Michigan, Iowa, and Ohio.

Medical examiner accused of covering up police killing in Maryland becomes witness for Derek...

Dr. David Fowler contradicted most other expert witnesses in the trial and suggested heart trouble and other issues, not the police restraint, caused George Floyd’s death.

New study finds undisclosed ingredients in Roundup lethal to bumblebees

"Will the Biden administration fix this problem, or will it allow the EPA to continue its past practice of ignoring the real-world harms of pesticides?"