How We #ShutDownDC In September, And How We Can Do Something Even Bigger This Spring

By Patrick Young, Medium.com -

Last September, when young people called for global climate strikes, organizers in DC answered that call in a big way. On September 23rd, 2019 hundreds of people organized into 22 different [...]

Indigenous Leaders Call On Minister Wilkinson To Reject The Teck Frontier Mine

By Staff, Indigenousclimateaction.com -

January 20, 2020, Vancouver, BC, Coast Salish Territories - Indigenous Climate Action (ICA) gathered Indigenous leaders and land defenders outside Minister Wilkinson’s office in North Vancouver [...]

Teachers Union Suing District Over Asbestos In Schools

By Staff, Apnews.com -

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The union representing public school teachers in Philadelphia is suing the district over its handling of asbestos contamination in schools, the union said Monday. The [...]

The People Of Colombia Are Cracking Up The Walls Of War And Authoritarianism

By Justin Podur, Globetrotter a project of the Independent Media Institute -

The protests that started with the national strike called by Colombia's central union on November 21 to protest pension reforms and the broken promises of the peace accords have persisted for two [...]

Arrests Made During Protests Against Las Vegas Homeless Ordinances

By Staff, Tasnimnews.com -

A new law allowing Las Vegas to designate sidewalk cleaning periods and criminalizing camping in those areas during cleaning time takes effect Sunday, allowing police to arrest anyone sitting, [...]

Indigenous Youth Occupying Office Of Minister Of Energy, Mines, And Petroleum Resources

By Indigenous Climate Action. -

Over 45 international actions in support of the Wet’suwet’en Nation have taken place so far in 2020, including actions in Montreal, Ottawa, Hamilton, Halifax, Aotearoa/New Zealand, Seattle, [...]

Save Oak Flat

By Haryaksha Gregor Knauer, AZ, U.S. and George L. Pauk, Popular Resistance -

Resolution Copper, owned by two foreign companies, has been maneuvering for years to acquire and destroy the oasis of Oak Flat. Traditionally the Apache have come here for edible and medicinal [...]

Black Alliance For Peace – Baltimore Demand End To Policing “Surge”

By Staff, Blackallianceforpeace.com -

JANUARY 7, 2020—Baltimore City is one of 7 cities, including Detroit, Albuquerque, Cleveland, Kansas City, Memphis and Milwaukee, selected for the Trump Administration’s “Operation Relentless [...]

MOVE 9 Member Welcomed Home

By Joe Piette, Workers.org -

Very early in the morning of Jan. 18, three carloads of supporters made the two-hour trip from Philadelphia to SCI Dallas, near Wilkes Barre, Pa., to bring MOVE 9 member Delbert Africa home from [...]

Assange And Manning The Most Important Free Press Stories Of 2019

By Leonard C. Goodman, Chicagoreader.com -

The most important stories of the year for those who care about a free press involve the arrest of Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian embassy at the request of the U.S. government, and the [...]

Abby Martin Banned From Speaking At US University For Refusing To Sign Pro-Israel Pledge

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Since 2014, 28 states, among those Georgia, have adopted anti-boycott laws, including five executive orders issued by governors. Former teleSUR presenter and creator of The Empire Files Abby [...]

Louisiana Tribes File Complaint With United Nations Over U.S. Inaction On Climate Change

By Sara Sneath, Nola.com -

Four coastal Louisiana tribes that claim the U.S. government has violated their human rights by failing to take action on climate change submitted a formal complaint Wednesday to the United [...]

CLDC Seeks To Assert Climate Necessity Defense In Response To Extinction Rebellion Portland Protest Charges

By Lauren Regan, Cldc.org -

Portland, OR — Yesterday CLDC attorneys, joined by co-counsel and Portland attorney Kenneth Kreuscher, filed a brief in the Multnomah County Circuit Court on behalf of our clients, a group of [...]

Protests Target A ‘Carbon Bomb’ Linking Two Major Pipelines Outside Boston

Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

WEYMOUTH, Massachusetts — After endless public hearings, drawn-out government appeals and fruitless legal proceedings, a band of community and climate activists was left to this: Sitting in the [...]

Scores Wounded As Security Forces, Protesters Clash In Beirut

By Staff, Reuters.com -

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Cat-and-mouse clashes between Lebanon’s security forces and protesters wounded scores of people on a night of violence that rocked central Beirut on Saturday. Riot police fired [...]