Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Tag: protests

‘Resisting to exist:’ Indigenous women unite against Brazil’s far-right president

“But we are strong, we are resistant. And we are here in this… the 15th encampment, to show to the government, and to all society, that we are alive, that we are resisting to exist."

The battle for rights of nature heats up in the Great...

“All the studies say we need drastic action. If we think the courts are going to save the plants or the animals they aren’t.”

ALEC wants to make protest illegal in Illinois

ALEC isn’t often at the forefront of legislative changes in blue states like Illinois, but with overwhelming support for this bill by Democrats in the Illinois House, that may be changing.

George Monbiot on UK climate emergency & the need for rebellion...

“We are witnessing an unprecedented upsurge of climate activism, with groups like Extinction Rebellion forcing the politicians in this building to listen."

Workers around world mark May Day with marches and rallies demanding...

"A fighting workers' union is the answer" to workplace injustice.

Why now is the time to connect the pipeline fights

By moving to a network of local campaigns, it’s possible to support both the Green New Deal and keep carbon in the ground.

1,000+ arrested as Extinction Rebellion protests in London enter second week

"The world we are leaving for the children and grandchildren is going to be horrendous and we let it happen. It happened on our watch. So we have to stand up and fight or lie down and fight."

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.

Extinction Rebellion movement starts week-long demonstration in US and around world...

“It’s time to do what’s never been done before in the fight against climate change – a collective and coordinated international rebellion that will continue to escalate until our demands are met."

Protesters tell advertisers to drop Fox

Activists from Lady Parts Justice and Code Pink joined Media Matters in confronting the stream of hate that seems to be only escalating from President Trump's favorite news network.

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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

Why is Barack Obama the best?

Looking back at the flaws of past presidents, one can understand why Obama is the best. Because by comparison, he looks sterling.

China’s global leadership list

What should the U.S. do to try and keep up with China?

‘A message that America will tolerate war crimes’: Trump poised to pardon war criminals

“It was important that the perpetrators of those horrific offenses were brought to justice. Now Trump, in a twisted, grotesque ‘celebration’ of Memorial Day, wants to pardon these and other murderers?!

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