Ezell Ford Mourners Say Farewell, Call For Justice

By Gale Holland, www.latimes.com -

Mourners come by the hundreds to lay Ezell Ford to rest and to protest his fatal shooting by police 'This is the breaking point,' Maurice Bull, one of Ezell Ford's cousins, said outside the [...]

Climate Change Should Be Part Of Environmental Reviews

By Steve Horn, www.desmogblog.com -

The initial February 2008 legal petition issued by the plaintiffs was rather simple: the White House's Council for Environmental Quality (CEQ) should provide guidance to federal agencies it [...]

The Covert Origins Of ISIS

By Staff, www.scgnews.com -

The Islamic militant group ISIS, formerly known as Al-Qaeda in Iraq, and recently rebranded as the so called Islamic State, is the stuff of nightmares. They are ruthless, fanatical, killers, on a [...]

Protesters: Senators Menendez and Booker ‘No more blank check for Israel’

By Stephen R. Shalom, www.mondoweiss.net -

On Tuesday August 26, 2014, more than 50 demonstrators protested outside the Newark, New Jersey, offices of U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker demanding that the legislators stop [...]

Labor Must Face Up To The Realities Of Climate Change

By Joe Uehlein, www.portside.org -

Today the American labor movement -- like the rest of American society and like labor movements throughout the world -- is being forced to grapple with global warming, climate chaos, and climate [...]

First Time Protest At Bankers Meeting In Jackson Hole, WY

By Sam Pizzigati, www.inequality.org -

This year’s Jackson Hole hobnob, once again hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, last week attracted the usual assortment of central bankers, finance ministers, and influential [...]

Preserve The Evidence: Activists Guide To Video Archiving

By Staff, www.http://archiveguide.witness.org/ -

As we have seen recently with the police abuse cases across the country and as we saw during the occupy encampments, citizens video is critical not just to creating our own media but for [...]

Follow Government Corruption This Election Season

By Nicholas Goroff, www.occupy.com -

Navigating the intricate webs in which money influences politics can be a tricky business. Some reporters try scanning state and federal electoral financial reports, for example, then balancing [...]

Reform To Expose Big Political Donors Losing In California

By David Dayen, www.salon.com -

The biggest reason why it will be so hard to get money out of politics is that there’s so much money in politics. The system favors incumbents, from incumbent politicians to their incumbent [...]

Over 1,000 Protest In Ferguson, Call For Highway Shutdown

By Kevin Zeese, www.PopularResistance.org -

More than 1,000 people protested in Ferguson today. There was a call to action at the event. Organizers at the rally called on demonstrators to drive on Interstate 70 and other area highways at [...]

The Biggest Tax Scam Ever

By Tim Dickinson, www.rollingstone.com -

This is the reality of our political system in 2014: In what should be a titanic battle between multinational corporate power and federal power, our elected representatives are hardly putting up [...]

Clear Demands Needed At People’s Climate March

By Anne Petermann, www.dailykos.com -

A big tent, as in, the circus is coming to town… But this tent is so big that it even includes organizations that support fracking and the tar sands gigaproject. Yup, they’re in the tent, too. [...]

Ferguson: ‘Pilot Program’ For Community Response

By Kevin Gosztola, www.dissenter.firedoglake.com -

The National Lawyers Guild had legal observers on the ground in Ferguson to monitor protests against the killing of unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown, by a Ferguson police officer Darren [...]

In Corporations, It’s Owner Take All

By Harold Meyerson, www.washingtonpost.com -

With companies lavishing virtually all their net income on shareholders and executives, the way many of them cover their actual business expenses — their R&D, their expansion — is by taking on [...]

Pacific Northwest Social Forum This September

By Shamako Noble, www.popularresistance.org -

Dozens of social, economic and climate justice organizers from across the Pacific Northwest have been meeting for the past 16 months to bring the Pacific Northwest Social Forum to Portland, [...]