The Influence Of Gandhian Socialism On Du Bois And King

By R. Divya Nair, -

Mohandas K. Gandhi began agitating for the independence of the Indian people from colonial rule in the early twentieth century. In 1921, he took leadership of the Indian National Congress, [...]

The Six Building Blocks Of Distributed Organizing Campaigns

By Tom Liacas, -

As reported earlier, we’re fully embarked on a deep dive into distributed organizing this year. Not only have we been fans of the approach for a while but we’re now seeing that this [...]

Going Horizontal: Written For Workplaces; Perfect For Activists

By Rivera Sun, -

I read the book as an activist, a small business owner, and a novelist who writes about nonviolent movements for change. The Dandelion Insurrection featured a self-organizing movement based on [...]

How Activists Are Moving The Dial On Student Loan Debt

By Siona Peterous, -

Student loan debt has just reached an all-time high of $1.465 trillion. That’s double the $675 billion in loan debt amassed in June 2009, according to a recent report from Bloomberg. With more [...]

Media Tips For Activist Groups

By Staff, -

If you want to pitch a story about your cause to the news media you need a news peg. Two of the most common news pegs are an event in the news that relates to your cause or an activism event you [...]

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Tour Recap: Fall 2018

By Mutual Aid Disaster Relief, -

The MADR Network has only been around a couple years, and is mostly focused on supporting response efforts to hurricanes on the east and gulf coasts. In traveling west, we wanted to understand [...]

This Is What Activism Looks Like

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

From the front lines of our issues - from indigenous rights to the prison industrial complex - from the Black Panthers to tree-sitters in Appalachia - from hacking human psychology to growing [...]

New Movement Arises To Force Action On Climate Change

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a conservative body, estimates that humans have twelve years to take effective action to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Given [...]

It’s Time To Take On The Capitalist Class

By Maria Svart, -

Neoliberal House Democrats will collaborate with Trump unless grassroots pressure prevents them. Now that the midterm election is over, what can we do to preempt that collaboration? We need to [...]

No Food For 2 Weeks: These Protestors Are Fasting Over Climate Change

By Michael Sol Warren, -

A coalition of environmental groups gathered outside of the State House on Wednesday to announce the start of Climate Fast NJ, a two-week-long protest fast aimed at pressuring Murphy to take more [...]

How Yemeni Immigrant Activists In NYC Are Changing A Whole Community’s Mindset

By Michael Nigro, -

Riyadh Alhirdi is trying not to cry. He’s sitting in the Yemeni American Merchants Association’s (YAMA) new offices in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, explaining the convoluted process of procuring asylum [...]

To Change The World, Treat Your Rebels Well

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Throughout history, there has been tension between those who desire obedience to authority and those who question authority. It is those who question authority that contribute to social change, [...]

In These Times, Popular Resistance Is Essential

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

These are times of great challenges and opportunities for those who believe in economic, racial and environmental justice as well as peace. The next decade has the potential for achieving [...]

Voting Matters, But Staying Engaged Matters More

By Jill Richardson, Other Words. -

After Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed, my Facebook feed filled up with people telling one another to vote in the midterms. “If you don’t like what’s happening in America, vote!” they said. And [...]

Decolonizing Society: The Legacy Of 1968

By Mehmet Döşemeci and Jennifer Thomson, -

Fifty years on, we need a return to the anti-imperialist ethos that enabled the activists of ’68 to engage in a shared struggle against a common enemy. Members of the Weather Underground, a [...]