Cutting off H2O to the NSA


1. 4th Amendment Protection Act. Our signature model legislation, the 4th Amendment Protection Act, would ban a state from taking actions which provide "material support" or assistance to [...]

Reset The Net

Fight for our Future has launched a "Reset The Net Campaign" for June 5th, 2014. The problem, as outlined at Reset the [...]

Taos, NM Holds Global Climate Convergence Day Parade

By Global Climate Convergence, www.globalclimateconvergence.org -

Convergence Day in Parr Field, Taos, NM. Global Climate Convergence Taos hosted a Convergence Day at our local elementary school field. Pat McCabe, Woman Stands Shining, gave a [...]

EPA’s Cross-State Pollution Rule Upheld By Supreme Court

By Dina Capiella and Sam Hananel, www.huffingtonpost.com -

In a major anti-pollution ruling, the Supreme Court on Tuesday backed federally imposed limits on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and burden downwind areas with bad air from power [...]

Economics, Values and Our Collective Fate

By Daniel Schmachtenberger, www.feature.waveofaction.org -

Underneath and driving all of the major problems in our world is the fact that people are more financially incentivized to perpetuate them than to solve them. As long as killing a whale confers a [...]

Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance To Dismantle The Corporate State

By The Nader Page, www.nader.org -

We are at one of the most pivotal moments in our country’s political history: Americans are more disillusioned with their political leaders than ever before and large majorities of citizens tell [...]

Students At Portland State Kick Off Divestment Campaign

By Global Climate Convergence, www.globalclimateconvergence.org -

In celebration of Earth Day and to mark the beginning of the Global Climate Convergence, students and alumni at Portland State kicked off their campaign to end PSU’s ties to the fossil fuel [...]

Low-Wage Workers Shame Greedy Restaurant Chains in Massive Protest

By Mara Kardas-Nelson, www.alternet.org -

Hundreds of low-income workers from around the country demanding better wages, benefits and an end to corporate greed blocked traffic in Washington on Monday morning to start of a day of [...]

Honoring Grassroots Environmental Heroes

By Staff, www.goldmanprize.org -

The Goldman Prize continues today with its original mission to annually honor grassroots environmental heroes from the six inhabited continental regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, Islands and Island [...]

Groups Protest National Organic Meeting In San Antonio

By Alexis Baden-Meyer, www.organicconsumers.org -

Today, representatives of the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) and March Against Monsanto San Antonio (MAMSA) staged a protest at the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) meeting in San [...]

Hedges v. Obama: Supreme Court Leaves NDAA Intact

By Shahid Buttar, www.constitutioncampaign.org -

On Monday, the Supreme Court declined to consider Hedges v. Obama, a constitutional claim challenging a law that could enable the indefinite military detention of US citizens—within the [...]

Greenpeace Readies To Confront First Arctic Oil Shipment

By Andrea Germanos, www.commondreams.org -

The first Arctic oil is making its way towards Europe, and environmental campaign group Greenpeace International announced that it is preparing to confront that shipment as part of its ongoing [...]

Occupy The SEC Advocates in D.C. For Financial Reform

By Charles Reinhardt, www.animalnewyork.com -

On March 29th, 2014, the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington D.C. received an aggressively written, pointed letter detailing weaknesses in the current regulations governing the [...]

Reporters Without Borders Profiles “100 Information Heroes”

By Reporters Without Borders, www.rsf.org -

For the first time ever, Reporters Without Borders is publishing a list of profiles of “100 information heroes” for World Press Freedom Day (3 May). Through their courageous work or activism, [...]

An Interview With Staughton Lynd About The Labor Movement

By Andy Piascik, www.zcomm.org -

For more than 50 years, Staughton Lynd has been a leading radical in the United States. He was an engaged supporter of the Black Liberation Movement in the Deep South in the early 1960’s, most [...]