On Contact: Rebel, Rebel With Popular Resistance

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

This week on On Contact with Chris Hedges, Dr. Margaret Flowers and attorney Kevin Zeese speak about social transformation and building a culture of resistance. They discuss the roles of [...]

The New Age Of Protest

By John Feffer, Fpif.org -

Led by young people, climate strikers blocked traffic on two mornings at the end of last month in Washington, DC. On the first day, protestors chained themselves to a boat three blocks from the [...]

Vista High School Students Demand Climate Action

By Juliana Musheyev, Liberationnews.org -

Students from Rancho Buena Vista High School organized a sit-in at Vista City Hall Sept. 27 to demand a stronger climate action plan. Close to a hundred people attended, most under the age of [...]

Defender Of Brazil’s Indigenous Tribes Murdered ‘Execution-Style’ In Amazon Town

By George Dvorsky, Earther. -

Maxciel Pereira dos Santos, a veteran defender of Brazil’s indigenous people, has reportedly been shot dead in a remote Amazon town while riding his motorcycle. The BBC reports Santos was shot [...]

Trump Ordered By Judge To Testify In NY Protest Case

By Tal Axelrod, The Hill. -

A New York judge Friday ordered President Trump to answer questions in a civil suit involving a 2015 incident between protesters and his security guards. State Supreme Court Justice Doris [...]

Reflections On The Future – Post Climate Strike Musings

By Eleanor Goldfield, Art Killing Apathy. -

Millions of people came together yesterday for the Global Climate Strike. I was in New York City with some 250,000 other people and the energy, along with other people’s sweaty bodies, was [...]

These Activists-in-Training Are Scouting For Social Justice

By Azucena Rasilla, Zora.medium.com -

Anayvette Martinez wanted to start a different kind of girl scout troop after her then fourth-grade daughter expressed her desire to join one. What Martinez found, however, was that her daughter [...]

The Rise Of A New Climate Activism

By Sophie Yeo, Theecologist.org -

I saw Greta Thunberg for the first time in Poland at the end of last year. It was during the early days of the Katowice UNclimate negotiations. She was sitting in a makeshift TV studio, having [...]

This Is What Activism Does To Your Body

By Jolie A. Doggett, Huffpost.com -

August 9 marks five years since a white police officer, Darren Wilson, shot and killed an unarmed Black teenager named Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. While accounts of exactly what [...]

Repression Of Climate Activism In Switzerland

By Collectiv Climate Justice and Breakfree Suisse, Popular Resistance. -

Since 2016, civil disobedience actions in several swiss cities have targeted banks  (Crédit Suisse and UBS) investing heavily in the expansion of fossil fuel extraction, particularly "extreme" [...]

Extinction Rebellion Calls On Congress To Declare A Climate Emergency Using Superglue

By Staff, Extinctionrebellion.us -

Washington, D.C., July 23 – Following the weekend’s “heat emergency” and a slew of flash floods in D.C., the climate group Extinction Rebellion (XR) brought business-as-usual to a halt in [...]

Pipeline Fighter Blocks Mountain Valley Pipeline Construction

By Staff, Facebook.com/appalachiansagainstpipelines/ -

Montgomery County, VA — Yesterday, pipeline fighter Phillip Flagg locked himself in the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline near Elliston, VA. MVP has been clearing and grading this section of [...]

Prime Day Brings Out Anti-Amazon Wave Of Protests And Activism

By Ben Fox Rubin, Cnet.com -

Demonstrations happened in Minnesota, New York, Seattle and San Francisco, as well as across Europe. While Amazon is working to push its big Prime Day summer sale this week, activists and unions [...]

Rising Tide Calls For Call Climate Actions

By Staff, Risingtidenorthamerica.org -

Time is running out. The climate crisis is at our doorstep. Communities around the world are already being battered by the earliest effects of the changing climate–superstorms, floods, wildfires [...]

Extinction Rebellion’s Massive Summer Uprising

By Catherine Early, The Ecologist. -

Climate activists Extinction Rebellion (XR) is urging supporters to sign up to action in five UK cities over the summer which will be “as large, if not larger” than its April protests in the [...]