More Than A Million Mobilize For Net Neutrality

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Tuesday was a national day of action urging congress to pass a resolution under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) rejecting the FCC's new rule that ends net neutrality. Numerous advocacy groups [...]

How To Succeed In Organizing A High School Walkout While Really Trying

By Bryan, Thesouthlawn.org -

It is astonishingly rare for any kind of direct action to be truly spontaneous. Most of the major marches or pickets you see on the news were weeks or months in the planning and organizing, and [...]

100+ Cities Worldwide Now Powered Primarily By Renewable Energy

By Georgina Gustin, Insideclimatenews.org -

As the price of renewable energy drops, more cities are cutting the cord with fossil fuel-based electricity. A new report released Tuesday by the environmental group CDP finds that more than 100 [...]

Parkland Students Build Social Media Campaign

By Sarah Beauchamp, Bustle.com -

Just 10 days ago, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior went viral after calling "B.S." on the National Rifle Association for its role in keeping semi-automatic weapons legal in the [...]

Why Equality Matters More Than Income

By Livia Gershon, Daily.jstor.org -

If a low-income mom gets a $10/hour raise, that’s good news for her family, even if her boss gets an extra $100, right? Maybe not. Looking at children’s wellbeing in rich countries like the U.S. [...]

Federal Judge Halts Bayou Bridge Pipeline Installation

By Julie Dermansky, Desmogblog.com -

The Bayou Bridge pipeline will be the last leg of the Dakota Access, carrying oil fracked in North Dakota to Louisiana. The final stretch of the project, if built as proposed, will span 162.5 [...]

Israel Arrests Child With One-Third Of His Skull Missing

By Ali Abunimah, Electronicintifada.net -

Israeli occupation forces raided the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh in the predawn hours of Monday in the latest episode of Israel’s premeditated revenge campaign against the Tamimi family. They [...]

Cove Point Residents Unnerved By LNG Tanker ‘Backing Up Right Onto Our Beach’

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

People living near the docking platform of the Dominion Cove Point terminal were alarmed on Sunday afternoon to see an LNG tanker headed toward the shallows of their beach. The Shell liquefied [...]

The Wealthy, The Poor, The Vulnerable

By Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org -

In our deeply unequal age, we’ve become accustomed to talking about concepts like income and wealth, affluence and poverty. Researchers at the OECD, the developed world’s official economic [...]

Brainwashed Nation

By Barton Kunstler, Counterpunch.org -

The United States is immersed in a political St. Vitus’s dance typical of empires in convulsion. The confident colossus that watched its arch-rival disintegrate from 1989-1991 now has its highest [...]

Guns And Liberty

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

The proliferation of guns in American society is not only profitable for gun manufacturers, it fools the disempowered into fetishizing weapons as a guarantor of political agency. Guns buttress [...]

Indigenous Wisdom Provides Path For Positive Change

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG Radio. -

Sherri Mitchell, Penobscot, an Indigenous lawyer, writer and activist, has a new book, "Sacred Instructions: Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change," which explains her personal journey [...]

Western Science Is Finally Catching Up To Traditional Knowledge

By George Nicholas, Theconversation.com -

Our knowledge of what the denizens of the animal kingdom are up to, especially when humans aren’t around, has steadily increased over the last 50 years. For example, we know now that animals use [...]

Coke, Nestle Near Ownership Of World’s Second Largest Aquifer

By Elliott Gabriel, Mintpressnews.com -

A concerted push is underway in South America that could see one of the world’s largest reserves of fresh water soon fall into the hands of transnational corporations such as Coca-Cola and [...]

In West Virginia, Historic Statewide Teacher Walkouts To Head Into Fourth Day

By Andrea Germanos, Alternet.org -

Thousands of teachers and other school personnel rallied outside in the West Virginia Capitol on Monday, where union officials announced that the first-ever statewide walkout underway would [...]