Popular Resistance Newsletter – Celebrating Our First Year

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

Tomorrow, June 1st, is the 1st anniversary of Popular Resistance. The goal of Popular Resistance is to help grow a mass movement for social, economic and environmental justice. We do this by [...]

Protest Lock-Down Continues At Maules Creek Mine Site

By Front Line Action On Coal, www.frontlineaction.org -

Protesters at the Maules Creek coal mine construction site have maintained their blockade overnight, and the site remains in lock-down as protest action escalates over clearing in Leard State [...]

Lockdown At The Burnaby Chevron Refinery

By Derrick, www.westcoastnativenews.com -

Early Friday morning the 30th of May 2014, three activists (Dan Wallace, Mia Nissen and Adam Gold) locked themselves to the gate of Chevron in North Burnaby to protest exploitative resource [...]

Newark Students Resisting Neoliberal Reforms In Their City

By Raven Rakia, www.youngist.org -

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, the Newark Students Union (NSU) called for a rally on 2 Cedar Street, at the Board of Education building. As their supporters rallied outside, nine high school students [...]

Idle No More Closes Trans-Canada Highway

By The Canadian Press, www.ctvnews.ca -

An aboriginal protest closed the Trans-Canada Highway near Espanola, in northern Ontario, for about three hours today. Ontario Provincial Police say the demonstration at the junction of [...]

Detroit Cuts Off Water To Thousands Unable To Pay Their Bills

By Katie Rucke, www.mintpressnews.com -

Thousands of the some 700,000 people who call Detroit home are currently living without access to water after the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department turned off their water because they hadn’t [...]

Canadian Military Used Against Anti-Fracking Protest

By Jorge Barrera, www.aptn.ca -

The Canadian military used its counter-intelligence unit to monitor the aftermath of last October’s RCMP raid on a Mi’kmaq Warrior Society-led anti-fracking camp in New Brunswick in preparation [...]

Walmart Moms’ Plan Strikes In 20 Cities Nationwide

By Karen McVeigh, www.theguardian.com -

Walmart workers and supporters in the trade union movement say they intend to stage a new series of protests over wages and conditions at America's largest private employer, in which they will [...]

Californians Lose On Fracking, Corrupt Dems Sell Out

By Emily Atkin, www.thinkprogress.org -

A California bill that would have banned fracking while the state studied its risks was narrowly defeated in the state Senate on Thursday, despite polling that showed a majority of California [...]

The Case Against Sharing

By Susie Cage, www.medium.com -

With the rise of the “sharing economy,” many have asked the same question, though perhaps not with the same excitement. But this was Share, a conference meant to “catalyze the sharing economy,” [...]

Chevron Shareholder Meeting Draws Protests

By Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire, www.csrwire.com -

Dozens of protesters including Ecuadorian indigenous and activists gathered outside the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum in Midland, Texas, to ask Chevron to take responsibility for the widespread [...]

NBC News Shows Why Viewers Can’t Trust Them

By Peter Hart, www.fair.org -

You may have heard that NBC News was able to snag an exclusive interview with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. They turned it into a one-hour primetime special on May 28. But before that aired, [...]

The Democrats’ New Fake Populism

By Shamus Cooke, www.globalresearch.ca -

It would have been hilarious were it not so nauseating. One could only watch the recent “New Populism” conference with pity-induced discomfort, as stale Democratic politicians did their awkward [...]

Photos From Milwaukee Demo Against ICE

By Nicolas Lampert, www.justseeds.org -

Yesterday Voces de la Frontera organized a demo in front of the Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices in Milwaukee to protest the recent rash of arrests in Milwaukee - at least a dozen [...]

Big Tent Activism: On Why I Painted Kevin Zeese

By Robert Shetterly, www.commondreams.org -

To explain why I painted Kevin Zeese as part of the Americans Who Tell the Truth portrait project I want to tell two stories that would seem to have nothing to do with Kevin. The first [...]