Thousands Of Small Businesses Join Day Of Action For Net Neutrality

By Staff, Popular Resistance -

Thousands of small businesses owners from across the country are coming together to demand lawmakers overturn the FCC’s net neutrality repeal. Join with them as part of the Small Business Day of [...]

Hundreds Of Newspapers Say In Unision: ‘We Are Not The Enemy’

By Sue Cross, Institute for Nonprofit News -

More than 300 media outlets are standing up to what they describe as Donald Trump's war on the free press and declaring in unison, 'We are not the enemy.'  Below is a statement from the [...]

If Ireland Can Get Out Of Fossil Fuels, Your Town Can Too

By Celia Bottger, -

On Thursday, July 12th, a small, rainy island in the North Atlantic proved it was on the right side of history. The Republic of Ireland passed a bill to divest its $370 million worth of [...]

The World Reacts To The Roundup Cancer Trial Guilty Verdict

By Staff, -

Following the guilty verdict handed out on Friday to Monsanto in the landmark legal case in San Francisco, which judged that the glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup causes cancer, the pressure [...]

Why Native Americans Struggle To Protect Their Sacred Places

By Rosalyn R. LaPier, -

Forty years ago the U.S. Congress passed the American Indian Religious Freedom Act so that Native Americans could practice their faith freely and that access to their sacred sites would be [...]

Mourning And Anger At Funeral Of Yemeni Children Killed In US-Saudi School Bus Attack

By Ahmed Abdulkareem, -

SADAA, YEMEN — Tens of thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of Sadaa, northern Yemen, to hold a funeral procession for the children who were killed on August 10 by U.S.-backed Saudi [...]

Mission Accomplished: Why Solidarity Boats To Gaza Succeed Despite Failing To Break Siege

By Ramzy Baroud, -

When Mike Treen, the National Director of the ‘Unite Union’ in New Zealand arrived at the airport in the capital, Auckland, on August 1, a group of people were anxiously waiting for him at the [...]

Congress Is Set To Grill FCC’s Chairman For Falsely Claiming His Agency Was Hit With a cyberattack — Here’s How It Could Affect The War Over Net Neutrality

By Troy Wolverton, -

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is set to testify Thursday in front of a Senate oversight committee. He's certain to have to respond to questions while there about false [...]

Recent Supreme Court Ruling Gums Up Immigration Courts

By Amy Taxin, -

LOS ANGELES—Immigration courts from Boston to Los Angeles have been experiencing fallout from a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that has caused some deportation orders to be tossed and cases [...]

Examined: Indigenous Resistance To Major Oil Pipelines

By Staff, -

Two years ago, major media outlets started to pay attention to a group of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe members demonstrating along the Cannonball River located in North Dakota. They were [...]

Abused Asylum-Seekers Launch Legal Battle Against ICE And Its “Concentration Camp” Prisons

By Elliott Gabriel, -

ADELANTO, CALIFORNIA – A group of refugees from Central America, who faced beatings and abuse while detained at a California detention center last year, are pursuing legal action in hopes of [...]

In Appalachia, Women Put Their Bodies On The Line For The Land

By Ellee Achten, -

Women turn to environmental activism later in life due to health concerns, deep community investments, and, according to 75-year-old Peggy Gish, because they have "more freedom to get around, to [...]

Unite The Right: Handful Of White Nationalists Given Extraordinary Police Protection

By Anne Meador and John Zangas, -

Washington, DC — Thousands of counter-protesters came out in force on August 12 for what turned out to be an anti-climatic showing of white nationalists for a much-anticipated White House [...]

August 14 Int’l Day of Action: End of Sanctions Against Venezuela!

By Staff, Campaign to End Sanctions Against Venezuela -

Using the hashtags, #SanctionsAreWar & #EndVenezuelaSanctions, we are asking people to take a selfie or group photo, and send it with a short message urging an end to the destructive and [...]

‘Resist Apartheid:’ Thousands Rally Against Israel’s Nationality Bill

By Staff, -

Thousands rallied in Tel Aviv, Israel's capital, to reject the controversial Nationality Bill, approved by the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset, in July. The march was led by Palestinian Israelis [...]