Sunday, April 21, 2024

Tag: activist

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign born again

Now, 50 years later, a coalition has formed anew to organize poor people in the U.S. into what King called "a new and unsettling force" to fight poverty and forge meaningful change.

A manual for the new era of activist

Movement-building approaches from the civil rights era get a 2017 update.

Arrest Warrant Issued for Journalist Amy Goodman After Covering Dakota Access...

“After the clash, both sides reported injuries, and dozens of protesters reported Dakota Access security personnel attacking them with dogs and pepper spray — as documented in Goodman’s video footage.”

VIDEO: Outrage Grows After Mysterious Death of #BlackLivesMatter Activist Sandra Bland...

Two days after an African-American woman was stopped by police, Sandy Bland was found dead in a jail cell. Now people are demanding answers about the #BlackLivesMatter activist's death.

Exclusive: 'Eco-Terrorist' Freed 10 Years Early After Feds Withhold Evidence on...

In his first interview since his release, Eric McDavid, environmental activist who has just been released from prison 10 years early, discusses his release exclusively with Democracy Now! Watch it in its entirety here.

At End of Warmest Year on Record, 'Alternative Nobel' Winner Bill...

With this year being the warmest in recorded history, we begin the year with climate activist and author Bill McKibben voicing the dangers of not confronting global warming. Consider this a warning.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.