Sunday, April 14, 2024

Tag: Civil Disobedience

Protest wave sweeps the nation: Illinois streets and Capitol Hill erupt...

Activists in Illinois and Washington D.C. stand in defiance, calling for an end to the siege on Gaza and urging U.S. officials to back a ceasefire.

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.

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Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?

Tennessee’s bold move: Arming educators as a countermeasure to rising school shootings

The bill under scrutiny mandates that teachers wishing to carry concealed weapons undergo 40 hours of specialized training, alongside mental health evaluations and background checks.

Re-electing a brutal outlaw-in-chief makes America a rogue outlaw nation

Heinous outcomes are inevitable if Trump is able to get away with relentlessly targeting law and order as his prime opponent.

Why capitalism is leaving the US, in search of profit

Ongoing controversies and alarms surround this capitalist exodus.

Sanders and Schakowsky champion corporate tax reform to end ‘legalized tax dodging’

The Corporate Tax Dodging Prevention Act is a bold initiative designed to close the gap in the corporate tax code that allows for extensive tax avoidance.