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Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in...

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

Climate activists in New England can finally celebrate ‘the end of...

Activists know better: Nonviolent direct action gets the goods.
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The life & death of Aaron Bushnell: US airman self-immolates protesting...

“It was an act of courage, an act of bravery, to call attention to U.S. policies.”

Court clears Greta Thunberg and climate activists of charged offenses from...

Judge Laws said at the conclusion of the case on Feb. 2 at Westminster magistrates court "that the crown had failed to present enough evidence to prove their case."

Cease-fire calls echo in NYC streets: The rising tide against Biden’s...

The coalition behind the protest, comprising groups like the Palestinian Youth Movement and Jewish Voice for Peace, sought to disrupt daily life to spotlight a far-reaching international issue.

NYC transit hubs grind to a halt as protests for Gaza...

NYC's transit hubs became stages for impassioned pleas for peace in Gaza, as protesters demand action amidst a rising death toll and global reactions.

Power, protest and all that’s news

Media's reporting on the Israel-Gaza war.

Midwest voices rise: Historic Jewish-led protest for Gaza ceasefire in Chicago

Over 100 arrested in a peaceful demonstration in Chicago; unprecedented Midwest support for ceasefire.

How ideology can help (or hurt) movements trying to build power

Political educator Harmony Goldberg discusses whether the ideological traditions of the left are helpful for practical organizing.

How protests that double as trainings are growing this fossil fuel...

The activists represented a broad coalition of grassroots organizations that had come to Malvern to stage an intervention over Vanguard’s $300 billion investments in fossil fuels.

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.