“We, as a society and as a whole, have to respond to the climate crisis.”
The protest says the BLM has violated the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act by failing to analyze the risks of drilling for oil and fracking with dangerous chemicals on such a massive scale.
Even in the face of massive wealth and political influence, protest has the ability to change the conversation, to educate the public, change facts on the ground, and mobilize opposition.
Standing Rock and the role of the Sheriffs’ Association serve as a case study of broader policing trends seen during social movements.
Others parts of the U.S. are joining forces with North Carolina, expressing their outrage over the killing of Keith Scott.
Youth protests have popped up from time to time–in Turkey, Yemen, and now Beirut and Baghdad–where they are shaking up politics and calling for an end to corrupt governments.
Is the violence reigning in Baltimore diverting attention away from the real issue? Rev. Jesse Jackson, civil rights leader, discusses the "oasis of poverty and pain" and the resident's suffrage from police abuse and economic neglect.
Protest against student loans is a good way to earn the first dividend in the proposed America Permanent Fund. Here are four reasons students should take up the fight against financial firms holding high-interest student loans.
Reverend Dr. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP and voice of the Forward Together movement is "challenging the legislators and governor to be true to the constitution and true moral values." So where's the media coverage?