Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: activists

Watch: Young activists fight for undocumented students’ safety in school

Brave New Films is spotlighting youth-led and intergenerational organizations across the U.S. through its #YouthinAction series.

School strike for climate: Meet 15-year-old activist Greta Thunberg, who inspired...

“We need to change ourselves now, because tomorrow it might be too late.”

‘Our leaders are behaving like children:’ Teen climate activist confronts world...

"The people will rise to the challenge. And since our leaders are behaving like children, we will have to take the responsibility they should have taken long ago.”

‘I came to put my body on the line:’ Both inside...

"Many citizens before me have fought for the equal rights of women. I can't be silent when someone is nominated to the Supreme Court who would take our equal rights away."

Murder and intimidation of environmental activists hits record levels

As of this writing, nearly 60 activists and defenders are known to have been murdered this year.

Kings Bay Plowshares: Meet two of the seven activists who secretly...

Their goal was to symbolically disarm the nuclear weapons at the base, which is home to at least six nuclear ballistic missile submarines.

The paper company threatening ancient boreal forests – and activists and...

Resolute Forest Products provides the paper for the nation’s biggest newspapers and publishers. So it’s up to independent media to speak out.

Faced With a Fracking Giant, This Small Town Just Legalized Civil...

A new first-in-the-nation law will shield residents from arrest as they use direct action to stop fracking-wastewater injection wells.

How Best to Train the Next Generation of Activists? Give Them...

Teaching kids to leave things better than they found them work not only on bedrooms and kitchens, but also on the world's bigger messes.

Protests Erupt Outside of Greek Parliament as It Approves Harsh Austerity...

As new austerity measures were approved in exchange for a third European bailout, Greek activists gathered outside the Greek Parliament on Wednesday protesting austerity. The grassroots movement erupts.

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‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

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Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

Trump’s send-them-back doctrine

During the height of Stalin’s purges, the great Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich kept a packed suitcase near the door of his apartment. 

A border patrol agent reveals what it’s really like to guard migrant children

The Border Patrol agent, a veteran with 13 years on the job, had been assigned to the agency’s detention center in McAllen,...