4 Ways To Hit High Notes Of Resistance

By Nadine Bloch, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

Every now and then there is an action that hits all the right notes — the message is clear, the messengers are appropriate, the setting and tone are impeccable, and the ripples carry on far into [...]

NYPD Latest: Bicycling While Black

By Irene Chidinma Nwoye, www.blogs.villagevoice.com -

Some call it "stop-and-frisk by another name." Others say it's an excuse for cops to up the number of outstanding arrest warrants. But the facts in a recent CUNY Law School study show that [...]

Breaking: 75,000 People Tell Obama To Fire FCC Chair Tom Wheeler

By Tiffiniy Cheng, www.tumblrr.fightforthefuture.org -

Today, digital rights group Fight for the Future — best known for their pivotal role in major Internet protests like the SOPA Blackout and the Internet Slowdown — electronically delivered more [...]

A Mother Protests Solitary Confinement

By Victoria Law, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By 2011, SHU prisoners had had enough. They declared a hunger strike, demanding an end to these policies and conditions. Over a thousand people, including Johnny, joined in. Although not the [...]

‘Carry That Weight’ National Day Of Action At Columbia And Beyond

By Caroline Andrews and Emma Jones , www.columbiaspectator.com -

More than 150 Columbia students, faculty, and community members gathered on Low Steps on Wednesday holding mattresses, pillows, and signs to rally against the University’s handling of sexual [...]

Beyond Extreme Energy Week Of Action In DC

By Ted Glick, www.chesapeakeclimate.org -

Starting November 1st, hundreds of people are planning to take part in a very full week of climate action in Washington, D.C., focused on FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The week [...]

Facebook Scrubs Activist Reporter’s Timeline

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

Eight years ago when Patti Beers joined Facebook she had no idea it would become her central link to thousands of friends. A fan of MySpace, Beers looked for something more interactive and [...]

The Energy East Pipeline Won’t Get Built Either

By Greenpeace, www.greenpeace.org -

fter TransCanada filed its official application with the National Energy Board today, environmental organizations in Canada and the United States, First Nations and community organizers said [...]

Resistance Blowing Huge Hole In Oil Industry’s Bottom Line

By Lauren McCauley, www.commondreams.org -

The growing tide of tar sands resistance—seen in blockades, tree sits, petitions, education efforts and calls to divest—is having a measurable negative impact on the bottom line of the tar sands [...]

10 Recent Actions Organized By Youth

By Student Nation, www.alternet.org -

1. Occupying SLU Photos have been updated, and autopsy reports have changed, but for Occupy SLU the #Ferguson message remains the same. From October 13 to 17 demonstrators camped at the Saint [...]

Oil & Gas Wells Spewing Cancer Causing Chemicals

By Alan Neuhauser, www.usnews.com -

Oil and gas wells across the country are spewing “dangerous" cancer-causing chemicals into the air, according to a new study that further corroborates reports of health problems around hydraulic [...]

Western Imperialists Have Been Bombing Iraq For 100 Years

By Nicolas J. S. Davies, www.alternet.org -

President Obama's campaign of aerial bombardment against ISIS in Iraq and Syria maintains a British colonial policy designed 100 years ago to avoid the consequences of putting large numbers of [...]

Congressman Launches Frack Waste Investigation As Concern Rises

By David Hasemyer and Zahra Hirji, www.insideclimatenews.org -

In a reflection of growing national concern about the disposal of oil and gas waste, a Pennsylvania congressman launched an investigation Wednesday into the way his state regulates the discarding [...]

EFF: Patriot Act Warrants Intended For Terrorism Used More Broadly

By Mark Jaycox, www.eff.org -

The Patriot Act continues to wreak its havoc on civil liberties. Section 213 was included in the Patriot Act over the protests of privacy advocates and granted law enforcement the power to [...]