Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: protests

What do we want? Unbiased reporting! When do we want it?...

Protests identify legitimate grievances in society, and often tackle issues that affect people who lack the power to address them through other means.

Joaquin Phoenix, Martin Sheen arrested at Jane Fonda’s final weekly climate...

West Wing's Martin Sheen and Joker's Joaquin Phoenix were arrested and ticketed in an act of civil disobedience alongside hundreds of other activists.

Chris Hedges: Rebellion is the only way to stop the ruling...

He shares the wisdom he has gained from his experiences watching governments fail to inform us about what to expect and how to build power.

As the decade closes, the power of protest endures

A new global social movement is growing, in schools and on the streets.

Indigenous protectors are defending the Amazon and ‘paying with their lives’

Human rights groups warned in an open letter that the Amazon’s last uncontacted indigenous people face “genocide,” amid raging fires and mounting incursions into their territories.

As global inequality rises, so are the movements fighting it

Despite the often-bleak picture we find ourselves in, the energy and dynamism of the movement that the report reveals is inspiring and cause for hope.

The revolution isn’t being televised

Media uninterested in protest movements around the world.

Wisconsin legislators seek to criminalize climate, environmental protests

“It is alarming to see the fossil fuel industry trying to pit environmentalists and labor unions against one another."

The ‘secret sauce’ for Southern organizing

Hometown Action’s “secret sauce” for building power to win in the Deep comes from organizing, which builds consciousness and relationships through deep conversations, which makes a difference and creates impact.

‘I don’t see any protests:’ Trump cries ‘fake news’ as 75,000...

Thousands took to the streets of London to protest Trump’s visit – a fact that Trump denied on Tuesday, calling the demonstrations “fake news.”

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?