Tag: Civil Disobedience
Indigenous blockades don’t just decry destruction—they affirm life
The whole world should be standing behind the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and their clans and their vision for a different future.
Can civil disobedience be seen as ‘good behavior’ in a time...
“Criminal justice is deterring bad behavior.”
How young activists turned the old idea of a Green New...
The leading force behind this wave of action is an organization called Sunrise Movement, which launched in 2016 with the immediate goal of making ambitious climate action a key issue in last year’s midterm elections.
Why the time-honored White House protest needs defending
There is a lot for us to do, and unless we have public space, we can’t do the work of building a different kind of society and a different kind of world.
What Standing Rock tells us about civil disobedience
The militarized response to communities of color signals a possible double standard in law enforcement’s acceptance of civil disobedience.
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.
Pray With Your Feet
Civil disobedience to halt the assault by the oil and gas industry is an act of faith for retired Episcopal Bishop George Packard.
America’s Electoral Farce
Ripping down the structures of the corporate state is a must as the 2016 presidential election is looming in the distance. This means refusing to co-operate. It means joining or building radical mass movements and carrying out civil disobedience.