Occupy the WSF

By Uknown, www.spanishrevolution11.wordpress.com -

In 1999 the counter-globalisation movement burst onto the streets at the WTO conference in Seattle. Two years later in Porto Alegre, the movement began to organize its own alternative [...]

Debt Strangles the 99%

By Strike Debt, www.occupywallst.org -

Strike Debt and the Rolling Jubilee believe that no one should have to go into debt to cover basic human rights like health care, education, and housing. One in seven Americans is being pursued [...]

Occupy Sandy Builds Worker Power in Far Rockaway

By Peter Rugh, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

Three and a half months ago, the walls upstairs at the Church of the Prophecy in Far Rockaway, a low-income coastal neighborhood of New York City, were covered with maps of where help was most [...]

What If They Gave a War and Nobody Paid?

By David Hartsough, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

As April 15 approaches, make no mistake: The tax money that many of us will be sending to the U.S. government pays for drones that are killing innocent civilians, for “better” nuclear weapons [...]

After $100,000 Inaugural Donation, Nuclear Deal Gets Closer

By Keenan Steiner, Sunlight Foundation -

It turns out there was a good reason, The Nation points out, that we reported extensively on the donors behind President Obama's second presidential inauguration. One of the corporate donors, [...]

Stop Tar Sands Profiteers Week of Action Huge Success!

By Staff, www.tarsandsblockade.org -

It’s becoming increasingly clear that we cannot rely on corporation-funded politicians to oppose corporate excess; we must engage this destructive industry directly. That’s what we’ve done in [...]

Strike Debt Kicks Off Second Debt Buy-Up With March

By John Knefel, www.truthout.org -

A coalition of groups associated with Occupy Wall Street took to the streets of midtown Manhattan on Thursday evening calling for the abolition of the for-profit health care system in the United [...]

King Downing and Jean Casella on Racism, Incarceration and Guantanamo

King Downing joins Clearing the FOG for the full hour to discuss the criminal justice system, from police encounters with citizens through mass incarceration. Jean Casella of Solitary Watch joins [...]

Walmart Sues Grocery Workers Union, Protesters

By Jessica Wohl, www.huffingtonpost.com -

Wal-Mart Stores Inc has sued a major grocery workers union and others who have protested at its Florida stores, the latest salvo in its legal fight to stop "disruptive" rallies in and around its [...]

Immigration Protesters Hit Schumer’s Office

By Humberto Sanchez and Meredith Shiner, www.rollcall.com -

A group of about 40 pro-immigration activists led a protest Thursday outside the office of Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., one of a group of eight senators working to draft overhaul legislation. [...]

Immigration Activists Arrested Outside Schumer’s Office

By Rosalind S. Hermalind, www.washingtonpost.com -

A group pushing immigration reform said two dozen of its members briefly took over the office Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Thursday to protest what they say is the slow pace of efforts to get [...]

Hunger Strike – Emergency Response

By Staff, www.witnesstorture.org -

We will gather for action in New York City, Chicago, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, Des Moines, Western Massachusetts, and other cities domestically and internationally next week to denounce the [...]

Three Tactics for a Stronger Climate Movement

By Melanie Jae Martin, www.yesmagazine.org -

For decades, the Sierra Club has represented the essence of moderate, establishment environmentalism. Traditionally, its tactics stopped at strictly legal methods of winning support for its [...]

Vision of Positive Future Motivates Activism

By Eric W. Dolan, www.rawstory.com -

Activists, take note: People support reform if they believe the changes will enhance the future character of society, according to a study published online this month in the Personality and [...]

The Last Letter

By Tomas Young, www.truthdig.com -

I write this letter on behalf of husbands and wives who have lost spouses, on behalf of children who have lost a parent, on behalf of the fathers and mothers who have lost sons and daughters and [...]