Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Tag: activism

Climate justice and Indigenous rights advocates rally in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en...

Solidarity actions took the form of rallies and protests at government buildings in Canada as well as in the United States.

2 butterfly defenders found dead within a week in Mexico

"How can you protect the butterflies if Homero Gómez or other people are not protected?"

How one Utah community fought the fracking industry—and won

“Speak out, pull together like-minded neighbors, organize and don’t give up.”

Big data, big oil and white supremacy: Unveiling the dark forces...

In his new solo performance piece “The Truth Has Changed,” the “Gasland” director raises an alarm: The Democrats are ill-prepared for Trump’s oncoming misinformation campaign.

Dangerous women embracing risk to change the world: Ava DuVernay, Ai-jen...

“I didn’t ask for forgiveness ever or permission ever. I just did what I thought was right.”

Denouncing corporate climate profiteers, comedy icon Lily Tomlin arrested at #FireDrillFriday...

"These corporations are making oodles of money on the front end, oodles of money on the back end. It is beyond reprehensible."

Building power and raising voices of rural women

Rural women have served as the educators, healthcare givers, nurturers, and fighters for our community for generations.

From Alcatraz to Standing Rock: The 50-year arc of Native activism

Tracing the path of pan-Native activism.

Indigenous protectors are defending the Amazon and ‘paying with their lives’

Human rights groups warned in an open letter that the Amazon’s last uncontacted indigenous people face “genocide,” amid raging fires and mounting incursions into their territories.

As global inequality rises, so are the movements fighting it

Despite the often-bleak picture we find ourselves in, the energy and dynamism of the movement that the report reveals is inspiring and cause for hope.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.

New study shows Medicare for All will save Americans billions and prevent thousands of...

This study helps quiet several attacks made on Medicare for All from the private healthcare industry.

‘There needs to be accountability,’ says Ocasio-Cortez as documents show DNC involvement with Iowa...

"If this reporting is correct, then there needs to be accountability at the DNC."
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Video reveals mother of 5 starving to death in jail cell

"...since this incident, our employees have received comprehensive training in crisis intervention.”

Former State Dept employee sentenced to 7 years in prison for accepting bribes

“This is a tragedy for you, for your family, for the government."