By day’s end, Sunrise had racked up nearly 150 arrests and support from the likely new leader of the House Rules Committee.
The risk we took at the border is overshadowed by the risks taken by the courageous participants of the migrant caravan.
"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.”
"When the people rise up, the powers come back. They tried to stop us but we keep coming back."
Protesters at the UN climate summit in Katowice, Poland, as they interrupted a Trump administration event promoting coal and other fossil fuels.
This initiative, connected by the Twitter hashtag #BlackFridays, has resulted in a number of symbolic walkouts across the country led by a network of women of color.
The court’s decision will require the Trump administration to review more thoroughly the potential negative impacts of the pipeline on the surrounding environment and climate change.
Instead of looking to combat-ready police to solve the problem of public disruption, the community itself has the capacity to create structures of safety and support by focusing on solidarity and confronting the foundational issues that are causing the violence in the first place.