Thursday, January 27, 2022

Tag: protest

Poor People’s Campaign readies ‘massive, nonviolent’ effort to save democracy

"The path to electoral victory in this country goes through the 140 million poor and low-income people."

Trump-appointed judge sides with cops who brutalized DAPL protesters

A decision that critics have characterized as a tacit endorsement of the violent repression of climate justice advocates.

How one organization is keeping the spirit of Occupy Wall Street...

Occupy Wall Street changed the world and how people articulated their grievances, but it did not last long enough to seize upon its own victories.

Extinction Rebellion blockade Central London street to kick off Fortnight of...

Activists have blocked Garrick Street by attaching themselves to a van parked across the road.

Hundreds arrested at Line 3 ‘treaty people gathering.’ Water protectors vow...

Even after the mass arrests on Monday, the Anishinaabe and their allies camped out at the site and plan to continue their direct action.

‘This is horrendous’: US military confirms bayonets were issued to troops...

"It is difficult for us to imagine a circumstance which could necessitate or justify the deployment of bayonets against American civilians."

A mass uprising is here, protect it from the ruling class

We must continue to protest, be non-compliant with the power structure, defy the opposition’s tactics, support each other’s needs, and build alternative structures.

Nationwide uprising against failed state triggered by police killings

To achieve the changes we need, people must stay in the streets and connect the problems we face to the demand for systemic changes.

An uprising was inevitable

"Being Black in this country means being at war on every front in every space at every moment."

Protest has helped define the first two decades of the 21st...

The fortunes of popular protest may well depend on whether the collective leadership of the movements can provide answers to it.

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Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.

Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Toxic forever chemicals found in almost 75 percent of stain and waterproof gear sold...

Nearly three-quarters of water- and stain-resistant products contain toxic forever chemicals, a new report has found.  Public health and...

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement. After serving for 27 years, Breyer, 83, will step down from his lifetime position at the end of the term in June.

Exposing the massive hypocrisy of international insurance companies

Despite the pro-climate rhetoric of the insurance industry—and warnings by the world’s climate scientists calling for an end to fossil fuel exploration—leading...