Newsletter: When People Mobilize, We Can Win

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

This week was a busy one for Popular Resistance as three key campaigns had major updates. The success of the ten-month campaign to reclassify the Internet as a common carrier under Title II of [...]

Why Does The FBI Have To Manufacture Its Own Plots?

By Glenn Greenwald, www.firstlook.org -

The FBI and major media outlets yesterday trumpeted the agency’s latest counterterrorism triumph: the arrest of three Brooklyn men, ages 19 to 30, on charges of conspiring to travel to Syria to [...]

Time Banks: Tool For Restorative Justice & Community Strength

By Beverly Bell, www.truth-out.org -

Timebanking is mutual credit, where whenever somebody provides a service to a member in a timebank, they get credit, which they can redeem for that same amount of time to get something they need [...]

Five Important Questions About DEA’s Vehicle Surveillance Program

By Rachel Levinson-Waldman, www.brennancenter.org -

With each week, we seem to learn about a new government location tracking program. This time, it’s the expanded use of license plate readers. According to The Wall Street Journal, relying on [...]

Iraq War Resister Dealt Blow By European Court

By Connection e.V. and PRO ASYL, www.connection-ev.com -

The network for conscientious objection Connection e.V. and PRO ASYL criticize today’s decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the case of U.S. AWOL soldier André Shepherd (37) as [...]

Activists Groups Unite Against Secret Police Facility, #Gitmo2Chicago

By Cassandra Rules, www.thefreethoughtproject.com -

The recent revelation about Chicago police detaining American citizens at “black sites,” along the lines of Guantanamo Bay, is sparking fury among a wide range of people, from conservatives who [...]

Nurses Sound A Code Blue In D.C. On Fast Track & TPP

By National Nurses United, www.nationalnursesunited.org -

With the White House and some of the biggest multinational corporations lobbying Congress to “fast track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a massive trade deal between the United States and 11 [...]

Stop Theft Of Apache Land

By Serene Fang, www.america.aljazeera.com -

A place of great natural beauty, popular among rock climbers and campers, a part of Tonto National Forest known as Oak Flat has been under federal protection from mining since 1955, by special [...]

“Zuccotti Park” Musical Shines Light On Occupy & Economic Justice

By Michael Levitin, www.occupy.com -

It's not easy writing a play about injustice in America today – much as it's not easy telling the complex, multi-layered story of the Occupy movement. But that's what writer Catherine Hurd set [...]

Congress Ready To Introduce Fast Track: Act Now

By Maira Sutton, www.eff.org -

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks are stalling while the White House assures its trading partners that this secret trade agreement won't be amended when it comes back to Congress for [...]

Netanyahu Admits Sabotage Of Iran Talks His Primary Mission

By Sarah Lazare, www.commondreams.org -

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged on Tuesday that the purpose of his upcoming visit to Washington, D.C. is to do "everything I can" to prevent a nuclear deal between global [...]

March 4-6, 2015: Shut Down Creech!

By Shut Down Creech!, www.shutdowncreech.blogspot.com -

Join us March 4-6, 2015 at Creech Air Force Base, Indian Springs, Nevada, for a national mobilization of nonviolent resistance to shut down killer drone operations in Afghanistan, Pakistan,Yemen, [...]

Original Occupier Michael Pellagatti Bringing OWS To Life

By Occupy Wall St., www.occupywallst.nyc -

We couldn't be happier that our movement brother Michael (Pella) Pellagatti is launching an Occupy-focused walking tour of lower Manhattan. One of the youngest members of the Guides Association [...]

Grumpy Cat Claws Comcast

By Christopher Zara, www.ibtimes.com -

Grumpy Cat is giving a big middle claw to Comcast. In celebration of the Federal Communications Commission’s newly approved open-Internet rules, net neutrality supporters on Friday flew a [...]

The Senate Blockbuster Trade Showdown The Media Ignored

By Dave Johnson, ourfuture.org -

Eight senators on Thursday let the country know there is going to be a fight over fast-track trade authority and the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Bob Casey (D-Pa.), [...]