Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag: protests

Building MLK’s beloved community in 2019 and beyond

By taking up positive political and environmental activism, many citizens, in the U.S. and around the world, are still working to make Dr. King’s beloved community a reality.

The Indigenous Peoples March was about a lot more than the...

From environmental and land rights to the thousands of indigenous women who have gone missing in the United States and Canada, the march was a reminder that indigenous people suffer from the same problems across the world.

‘I was absolutely afraid:’ Indigenous elder on ‘mob mentality’ of MAGA...

We speak to Nathan Phillips about what happened. He is a Vietnam-era veteran and previous director of the Native Youth Alliance.

Women’s March survives and thrives in LA

“There wasn’t just a blue wave, there was a pink wave, and we’re proud of it.”

Canadian police block journalists from covering indigenous pipeline protest

“The provincial and federal governments must revoke the permits for this project until the standards of free, prior and informed consent are met."

What would a Yellow Vest movement look like in the United...

There are many triggers that are likely to spark aggressive mass protests in 2019. Get ready.

Women in India stand up to reactionary forces, call for ‘equality,...

“We are taking the pledge that we will uphold Renaissance values, we will stand for equality for women, we resist the attempts to make Kerala a lunatic asylum, and we will fight for secularism.”

Standing Rock’s surprising legacy: A push for public banks

A public bank is an institution owned by a governmental body, funded with taxpayer money, and mandated to serve the public interest.

After youth activists storm their offices, 13 more House members agree...

By day’s end, Sunrise had racked up nearly 150 arrests and support from the likely new leader of the House Rules Committee.

I walked right up to militarized police at the border

The risk we took at the border is overshadowed by the risks taken by the courageous participants of the migrant caravan.

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Four Correctional Officers Sentenced to Prison for Covering Up Inmate Abuse

Eight former corrections officials from Macon State Prison were convicted for their involvement in beating inmates or coordinating cover-ups that followed each assault. When will this brutality end?

EPA grants bee-killing pesticide ’emergency’ approval; a ‘routine abuse of emergency exemptions’

"The EPA is routinely misusing the 'emergency' process to get sulfoxaflor approved because it's too toxic to make it through normal pesticide reviews."

Lots of presidential candidates talk a good talk. Look at their records instead.

Voters need to demand candidates whose life trajectories and past actions make it clear that they have more to offer than politically convenient sound bites.

Bernie-Tulsi-Liz: How the progressives can win back the White House

My best advice to you who support Bernie, Tulsi or Liz is that you get them to join together. This is the only way to guarantee a progressive candidate in 2020 and a strong group to oppose Trump.
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Who will be the next president?

In reality, the person who will beat Trump will possess the two attributes mentioned above: the character, integrity, vision to lead the nation, and the ability to mobilize the many who have been left behind.

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