Tom Hayden’s Prescient & Still Relevant Port Huron Statement

By G. Pascal Zachary for Alternet. The Port Huron statement, named after the city in Michigan where SDS leaders met in June 1962, presented a sharp break with political dissent in America. For [...]

Three Voter Initiatives That Have Not Gotten Much Attention

By David Morris, www.ilsr.org -

By David Morris for the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. We believe in direct democracy, where people make the decisions rather than elected representatives. This article describes initiatives [...]

#NoDAPL Vow to Stay All Winter, File Lawsuit Against Police

By Staff, www.commondreams.org -

By Staff for Common Dreams. Native American leaders vowed on Saturday to protest through the winter against a North Dakota oil pipeline they say threatens water resources and sacred lands and are [...]

Activists Up Ante Against ‘Pipebomb On The Hudson’

By Wendy Sol, -

By Wendy Sol for the Indypendent. AIM is short for Algonquin Incremental Market Project, one of a number of pipelines that are being built in the Northeast to transport natural gas from fracking [...]

Thousands Of Women In Iceland Walked Off The Job At 2:38 P.M.

By Eric March, www.upworthy.com -

By Eric March for Up Worthy - Women in Iceland make roughly 18% less than their male counterparts, according to the latest European Union data. Which is good, compared to a lot of other countries [...]

At DAPL, Confiscating Cameras As Evidence Of Journalism

By Janine Jackson, www.fair.org -

By Janine Jackson for FAIR - While elite media wait for the resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline to go away so they can return to presenting their own chin-stroking as what it means to take [...]

Wall Street Firms Make Money From Teachers’ Pensions

BY David Sirota, Avi Asher-Schapiro And Andrew Pere, www.ibtimes.com -

BY David Sirota, Avi Asher-Schapiro And Andrew Perez for IBT - When Massachusetts public school teachers pay into their pension fund each month, they may not realize where the money goes. Wall [...]

Media Roll Out Welcome Mat For ‘Humanitarian’ War In Syria

By Belén Fernández, www.fair.org -

By Belén Fernández for FAIR - As she marches toward the US presidency, Hillary Clinton has stepped up her promotion of the idea that a no-fly zone in Syria could “save lives” and “hasten the end [...]

The Joke’s On You! Election 2016

AKA: Happy Halloween, If the Elections Weren’t So Scary, They’d be Hilarious Decades of lesser evil voting and a growing plutocracy have brought us to the two most hated presidential [...]

Newsletter: Solidarity With #NoDAPL Strengthens All Of Us

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

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Once again, as happened repeatedly over hundreds of years of struggle by Indigenous Peoples, the United States is using a militarized [...]

Why Campaigns, Not Protests, Get The Goods

By George Lakey, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By George Lakey for Waging Nonviolence. In order to build the kind of power that creates change you need a direct action campaign that harnesses a series of actions into an escalating sequence. [...]

Amnesty International Sends Observers To North Dakota

By Nathan Wellman, www.usuncut.com -

By Nathan Wellman for US Uncut. Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) has sent a team of human rights observers to monitor law enforcement response to those protesting the construction of the Dakota [...]

Colorado’s $2.4 Billion Lesson For Five States Considering Legalization

By Alan Pyke, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Alan Pyke for Think Progress. It turns out pot is a stronger economic driver than 90 percent of the industries active in Colorado. Legal weed created 18,005 full-time jobs and added about [...]

#NoDAPL: What You Can Do To Help

By NoDAPL Solidarity, www.popularresistance.org -

By NoDAPL Solidarity. The Red Warrior Camp calls on all People from around the world to take action and join the Global Solidarity Campaign. If you live on this land, breathe the air and drink [...]

Tomgram: Hartung – Doctrine Of Armed Exceptionalism

By William Hartung, www.tomdispatch.com -

By William Hartung for Tom Dispatch. War, what is it good for? In America, the answer is that, much of the time, you’ll probably never know what it's good for -- or, in some cases, even notice [...]