Remember Direct Action As Part Of Dr. King’s Legacy

By Anton Woronczuk, -

By Anton Woronczuk for the Real News. Well, Dr. King was involved in a whole range of activities in the five years that separated the March on Washington and his assassination. And yet these [...]

Ahed Tamimi Offers Israelis Lesson Worthy Of Gandhi

By Jonathan Cook, -

Sixteen-year-old Ahed Tamimi may not be what Israelis had in mind when, over many years, they criticised Palestinians for not producing a Mahatma Gandhi or Nelson Mandela. Eventually, colonised [...]

Maine Town Wins Round In Tar Sands Oil Battle With Industry

By Sabrina Shankman, -

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine—A federal judge has handed a win to South Portland, Maine over a pipeline company that wants to send tar sands oil through the city, a proposal seen as opening a path for [...]

Movement Strategy For Our Times

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

In 2017, more people became activated for social justice. At the same time, white supremacist groups became more visible, marching with torches and chanting words of hatred. There were conflicts [...]

Israel Indicts Palestinian Teen Activist Ahed Tamimi

By Jaclynn Ashly, -

Bethlehem, occupied West Bank - Israeli authorities are seeking 12 charges against Ahed Tamimi, a prominent 16-year-old Palestinian activist filmed slapping and kicking two Israeli soldiers in [...]

Activist Victory Forces EPA To Regulate Neurotoxin

By Alexandra Jacobo , -

A federal appeals court in California this week ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must update their antiquated federal lead regulations within 90 days. Advocates for the change [...]

What Failed Civil Rights Campaign Can Teach Climate Activists

By Cam Fenton, -

In early December, Canada’s National Energy Board gave Texas pipeline company Kinder Morgan permission to ignore local laws and permits while starting construction on its Trans-Mountain pipeline. [...]

Seven Steps To Becoming A Citizen Activist

By Staff, -

When meeting with a public official you must explain the problem you want addressed and what you want that person to do. It should not be so general a request that the politician can nod and say [...]

Co-directors Of Popular Resistance On The New Phase

By Staff, -

Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, co-directors of Popular Resistance, describe the next phase for Popular Resistance and how it fits into the current political environment. In addition to a new [...]

BlackRock Wields Its $6 Trillion Club To Combat Climate Risks

By Emily Chasan, -

BlackRock, along with investors such as UBS Asset Management and JPMorgan Chase & Co., is a participant in the task force led by Bloomberg LP founder Michael Bloomberg. The group concluded in [...]

Hudson Valley Earth First Blocks Valley Lateral Pipeline

By Staff, -

Wawayanda, New York - Hudson Valley Earth First has established a one person tree sit blockade in the path of the Valley Lateral Pipeline to stop its construction and to save the forrest. On [...]

Meet Some Of The People Behind Popular Resistance

By Popular Resistance, -

Popular Resistance is more than a daily movement news website. It is a reflection of many people - some are behind the scenes making the website function or organizing campaigns, others are [...]

Day 2 Of Countdown To Launch: John Zangas

By Popular Resistance, -

John Zangas is a journalist and photographer who is one of the co-founders of DCMediaGroup, an independent media platform. John is a dedicated documentarian of people's movements in and around [...]

Day 2 Of Countdown To Launch: Anne Meador

By Popular Resistance, -

Anne Meador is a journalist, photographer and activist in the Washington, DC metro area and a co-founder of DC Media Group. She recognized that while there are many protests in DC, they do not [...]

Day 10 Of Countdown To Launch: Featuring Eleanor Goldfield

By Staff, -

By Popular Resistance. Eleanor Goldfield, an activist, musician, photographer and artist, has participated with Popular Resistance on various campaigns, most recently on net neutrality. She [...]