Ten Years After Occupy: Building The Power We Need

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Ten years ago, prominent activists and a variety of organizations came together early in the year to organize the October2011 Movement, styled on the occupations of space that were occurring [...]

2020 Sets ‘Stark’ Record For Murders Of Environmental Activists

By The Energy Mix. -

A record 227 activists working to protect environmental and land rights were murdered in 2020, says the latest in a series of annual reports from Global Witness. “Almost a third of the murders [...]

Think Outside The Protest Box

By Rivera Sun, LA Progressive. -

Protest. Petition. Call your senators. Nothing changes, right? No matter how large our demonstrations get, no matter how many millions of people write and petition politicians, no matter how many [...]

What AIDS Activists Can Teach Us About The Covid Pandemic

By Ria Modak, In These Times. -

While health advocacy organizations have urged the federal government to learn from the HIV/AIDS crisis to more effectively respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, both within America and abroad, many [...]

Midwest Connections: A Regional Fight For Abolition

By Niko Georgiades, Unicorn Riot. -

A wave of prison abolition actions and demands have swept the United States every August since 1979 from inside the walls to outside. New groups in the Midwest such as Abolition Is a Practice and [...]

Glen Ford: Revolutionary, Friend, Leader, Lover Of Black People

By Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, Black Agenda Report. -

Glen was a man whose voice thundered with the passion of justice, his keen eyes intensified by those round glasses that sat on the bridge of his strong nose right in front of his daunting [...]

Arts And Activism In Pandemic Times; Eleanor Goldfield On Her New EP

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

This week, Clearing the FOG speaks with artist and activist Eleanor Goldfield about her new EP, "No Solo." This is her first solo production and it is her most personal and political piece. [...]

I Entered My Country’s House Of Justice And Found A Snake Charmer’s Temple

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On a Sunday night on 21 March 2021, gunmen stopped Juan Carlos Cerros Escalante (age 41) as he walked from this mother’s home to his own in the village of Nueva Granada near San Antonio de Cortés [...]

Activists Who Forced Elijah McClain Investigation Face Retaliation

By National Committee for Justice in Denver, Liberation News. -

People all over the country are learning about the explosive new report just out in Aurora, CO which concluded that the Aurora Police’s entire encounter with Elijah McClain which ended in his [...]

Anne Feeney, Folk Singer And Political Activist, Dies At 69

By Scott Mervis, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. -

Anne Feeney, the legendary Pittsburgh folk singer-songwriter and self-described rabble-rouser, has died of COVID at age 69. Her daughter, Amy Sue Berlin, shared the news in a Facebook post on [...]

‘Real Theory Is In What You Do And How You Do It’

By Selma James, Verso Books. -

When I first put forward “wages for housework” in March 1972, I was unsure of the implications. I knew that wages for housework was qualitatively different from wages for housewives, which I had [...]

Announcing The Finalists For The Kevin Zeese Emerging Activists Fund

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

The Zeese Family is excited to announce the finalists for this years Kevin Zeese Emerging Activists Fund grant. This fund was put together quickly after the unexpected death of Kevin Zeese last [...]

Revisiting The Popular Front

By Harry Targ, Diary of a Heartland Radical. -

Biographies can tell us about ourselves, where we came from, and where we might go. I recently read two narratives of the lives of extraordinary people and their times. I think their lives and [...]

No Holiday For Honduran Anti-Mining Activists

By Jen Moore, Counterpunch. -

For the families of eight water protectors in Honduras, there will be no holiday season this year. They will continue to fight for the freedom of their loved ones who have each been jailed for up [...]