Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike

By Jerry White, Wsws.org -

Teachers in the southwestern US state of Arizona have overwhelmingly voted to strike to demand improved wages for educators and support staff, and restore more than $1 billion in school funding [...]

The Palestinian Women At The Forefront Of Gaza’s Protests

By Mersiha Gadzo and Anas Jnena, Aljazeera.com -

Gaza Strip - On one side of the fence, dozens of Israeli soldiers lay positioned behind sand dunes, tracking the Palestinian demonstrators through the crosshairs of their snipers. On the other [...]

Prosecutors Invoke Union Membership To Criminalize Inauguration Day Protesters

By Elizabeth King and Siobhan O'Leary, Shadowproof.com -

In prosecutions against Inauguration Day protesters, the government contends some of the defendants’ union memberships qualify as evidence of a conspiracy to commit a crime. Hundreds of thousands [...]

Pittsburgh Police Prepare For Possible Riots If Trump Fires Mueller

By Edward Helmore, Theguardian.com -

Pittsburgh police have issued a memo to department detectives to prepare for possible protests should President Trump fire special counsel Robert Mueller.  The memo, issued by Victor Joseph, [...]

Filipino Muslim Rights Activist Denied Entry To US

By Jigger Jerusalem and Cagayan de Oro, Ucanews.com -

A Filipino Muslim activist has been denied entry into the United States and is believed to be held at San Francisco International Airport, a human rights group in the Philippines reported. The [...]

I Kept All My Plastic For A Year – The 4,490 Items Forced Me To Rethink

By Laura Barton, Theguardian.com -

We all know, in theory, that we ought to use less plastic. We’ve all been distressed by the sight of Blue Planet II’s hawksbill turtle entangled in a plastic sack, and felt chastened as we’ve [...]

Fracking/Drilling Protesters Greet Ca Gov Jerry Brown At National Press Club

By Luke on Tue, Dcindymedia.org -

On the 17th of April, California's governor Jerry Brown appeared at the National Press Club. To get in, he had to pass protesters demanding he cut his ties to California's oil and gas industy and [...]

Resistance Against The Mountain Valley Pipeline Grows

By Carolyn Reilly, Little Teel Crossing. -

Franklin County, VA - In the farmlands of Franklin County, a new stand against the Mountain Valley Pipeline has begun. Three tree sits loom directly in the path of the pipeline’s destruction, [...]

Protest & Political Activity Increases In Trump Era

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

People have noted that the last year has seen an escalation of protest activity in the United States. Many of these protests are generated by opposition to Donald Trump, e.g. protests against [...]

Lockdown To Stop The Bayou Bridge Pipeline

By L'eau est la vie, Facebook. -

MAURICE, LA - On the morning of April 18th a water protector locked herself into a cement filled barrel placed in the trench of a horizontal directional drill on a construction site of the Bayou [...]

Banner Hang For Stephon Clark: One Month Anniversary

By Kristina Flores, Medium. -

Sacramento- On the one-month anniversary of Stephon Clark’s murder by Sacramento Police Department, concerned community members hung a 75 foot banner from Sacramento’s Tower Bridge reading “They [...]

“Red Terry” Takes A Stand – “I Will Come Out Of The Tree When These People Get Off My Land”

By Staff, Bluevirginia.us -

Excellent video (by Water Is Life. Protect It.; see below), I definitely recommend it. As a property owner on Bent Mountain puts it, “I think that’s one of the big issues with this pipeline is [...]

Transportation Strikes, University Protests Continue To Shake France

To Macron’s dismay, the popular movements show no signs of slowing down. The Air France tussle over salaries is separate from the larger and politically more significant stand-off between [...]

Open Letter To President Trump

By Staff, Iamwikileaks.org -

We are journalists, activists and citizens from the United States and around the world who care about press freedom and are writing to you in response to the latest threat of prosecution against [...]

Boulder Sues Exxon Over Climate Change: Wildfires, Droughts And Water Are A Few Reasons Why

By Staff, Insideclimatenews.org -

In Boulder, Colorado, climate change means extreme weather and wildfires. It means worrying about water security for people and farms, and about heat waves and mosquito-borne diseases. These [...]