Professor Installs Seesaws Across US-Mexico Border To Form Connection ‘On Both Sides’

By Jessica Campisi, Thehill.com -

A pair of college professors have built pink seesaws to place across the U.S.-Mexico border in order for people “on both sides” to create a connection with each other. Ronald Rael of the [...]

Tennessee Antifascists Boldly Disrupt, Infiltrate And Expose Annual White Supremacist Gatherings

By Beth Foster, Wagingnonviolence.org -

Despite mounting challenges from a state keen on welcoming white supremacists, antifascist activists are learning that deep organizing is the way they win. A wooden bridge guarded by two [...]

‘No Pay, We Stay’; Protesting Miners In Harlan County Are Not Going Anywhere

By Connor James and Will Puckett, Wymt.com -

People and organizations continued to stop by a railroad track in Cumberland Tuesday, bringing food and water to protesting miners. The miners have prevented a train hauling coal from the [...]

Activists Confront 2020 Candidates In Iowa About Drones And War

By Nick Mottern, Truthout.org -

In late July, the MQ-9 Reaper drone, the U.S.’s foremost killer drone, will enter the Iowa presidential primary contest in a cable TV ad that challenges 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to [...]

Anti-Racist Organizations Remain Silent On The JNF

By Yves Engler, Canadiandimension.com -

Parliament will soon hear a petition criticizing the only explicitly racist registered Canadian charity. Oddly, this important event will occur without help from self-declared anti-racist [...]

Wealthy Parents Give Up Child Custody For College Financial Aid

By Jodi S. Cohen and Melissa Sanchez, Propublica.org -

Dozens of suburban Chicago families, perhaps many more, have been exploiting a legal loophole to win their children need-based college financial aid and scholarships they would not otherwise [...]

Activists Scale Crane And Blockade Lincolnshire Power Station Site

By Joseph Verney, Lincolnshirereporter.co.uk -

Climate change campaigners have climbed cranes and blockaded the entrance to the construction site at SSE’s Keadby 2 power station in Lincolnshire. The Reclaim The Power campaign group say they [...]

Protest Shuts Down Highway, Marches Through Eagan’s High-End Outlet Mall

By Niko Georgiades, UnicornRiot.ninja -

Eagan, MN – Protests shut down roads around Eagan’s Outlet Mall and miles of Minnesota Highway 13 on Saturday, July 27. About 100 protesters marched through the area seeking justice for [...]

Juan Guaidó’s Regime Change Lobby

By John McEvoy, Venezuelanalysis.com -

After Juan Guaidó declared himself Venezuelan president on 23 January, the opposition leader immediately sought to legitimise his parallel government by garnering international support. The US, [...]

Nuclear Disarmament Should Be A Top 2020 Campaign Issue But Is Being Ignored

By Howie Hawkins, Dissidentvoice.org -

Two years ago on July 7, 2017, 122 nations approved the text of the Treaty on the Prohibition of NuclearWeapons (TPNW). The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) received the [...]

The Great Flood

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig. -

How many times will we rebuild Florida’s cities, Houston, coastal New Jersey, New Orleans and other population centers ravaged by storms lethally intensified by global warming? At what point, [...]

Wall Street Demands “Discipline” As Protests Continue In Puerto Rico

By Eric Johnson, Wsws.org -

Hours after Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s early Thursday morning announcement that he will resign on August 2nd, thousands demonstrated in downtown San Juan demanding the resignation [...]

Bolsonaro: Greenwald ‘May be Imprisoned’, Journalist Says ‘ No’

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

'Contrary to Bolsonaro's wishes, he is not (yet) a dictator. He has no power to order people arrested,' said Greenwald after the president threatened to incarcerate the Pulitzer Prize-winning [...]

The 9-Percent Lie: Why Are The USDA And EPA Hiding The Fact That Half Of All US Greenhouse Gas Emissions Come From Industrial Food, Farming And Land Use?

By Ronnie Cummins, Organicconsumers.org -

The Climate Emergency is finally getting the attention of the media and the U.S. (and world) body politic, as well as a growing number of politicians, activists and even U.S. farmers. This great [...]

Seattle, WA: Rolling Picket Shuts Down ICE Profiteers

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

On July 26th a lively rolling picket of over 40 people marched through downtown Seattle, shutting down bank branches and occupying the lobbies of investment firm offices. HSBC, U.S. Bank, [...]