Extinction Rebellion Has Changed The Conversation, Time For Activists To Recognize That

By Leila Deen, Opendemocracy.net -

There’s a new favourite topic of conversation in the UK community of activists who once self-defined as ‘the climate movement’: It’s new-to-the-scene Extinction Rebellion (XR), and what it’s [...]

Human Rights Outlaws Defending An Ancient Forest’

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

There is precious little ancient forest left in this world – and a patch in Northern California is quite literally on the chop block. A forest defender with Save the Mattole's Ancient Forest [...]

To Parliament, And Beyond

By Staff, Rebellion.earth -

At a monumental people’s assembly on Monday, rebels from across the UK came together to discuss how we’d move forward. Amazing ideas were shared, and were recorded to be [...]

Goldman Sachs’s European Headquarters Targeted By Climate-Change Activists

By Staff, Reuters.com -

LONDON (Reuters) - Environmental activists held a protest outside Goldman Sachs’s European headquarters in London on Thursday in attempt to underline what they say is the role the finance [...]

Six Arrested At Good Friday Witness At Pentagon

By Art Laffin, Nukeresister.org -

From Holy Thursday afternoon to Good Friday afternoon, about 20 people gathered in Washington, D.C. for a Faith and Resistance retreat and public witness that was organized by the Dorothy Day [...]

Woman On A 17-Day Hunger Strike To Save Southern Resident Orcas

By Emma Epperly, Peninsuladailynews.com -

OLYMPIA — Lanni Johnson is a 71-year-old woman who has been sitting in front of the Capitol Building in Olympia for the past 10 days on a hunger strike. Johnson said Tuesday that the government [...]

A Toxic Breakup, A Sinking State & A Dirty Energy Project Even The Nazis Didn’t Want

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Breaking up from the abusive relationship with oil and gas is no easy task – but several communities in Louisiana have started divorce proceedings. Meanwhile, lawmakers push to keep the abuser at [...]

Why Activists Fail – OpEd

By Robert J. Burrowes, Eurasiareview.com -

Despite enormous ongoing effort over more than a thousand years, during and since the formation and shaping of the modern world, and as the number of issues being contested has steadily [...]

What Black Lives Matter Activists Can Teach Us About The Pitfalls And Potential Of Digital Organizing

By Karen Ross and Marcia Mundt, Wagingnonviolence.org -

According to a recent Economist article, police monitoring of social media as a way of surveilling activists is now commonplace. Given the publicly accessible nature of social media, that should [...]

As Hundreds Of Thousands Of Students Prepare For Global #ClimateStrike On March 15, Here’s How To Get Involved

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

"We are striking because our world leaders have yet to acknowledge, prioritize, or properly address our climate crisis." In 92 countries and counting, hundreds of thousands of students are [...]

Rethink Activism In The Face Of Catastrophic Biological Collapse

By Dahr Jamail and Barbara Cecil, Truthout.org -

This is a hard piece to write, partly because we, too, are baffled. Environmental collapse, coupled with living in the sixth mass extinction, are new territory. We are still in the process of [...]

Youth Climate Activists Demanding Green New Deal Arrested For Sit-In At #OilMoneyMitch McConnell’s Office

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

"We're here to warn him and all senators: if you refuse to back the Green New Deal, young people will remember next time you ask for our votes." Hundreds of Kentucky high school students and [...]

Federal Government Drops Charges Against Four No More Deaths Volunteers, One Still Faces Trial

By Staff, Forms.nomoredeaths.org -

TUCSON: On Thursday federal prosecutors dropped criminal charges against four humanitarian aid volunteers.  The charges came down as a result of the volunteers’ search for migrants missing in the [...]

Does “Special Ed” Serve Students? Disability Activists Say No.

By Eleanor J. Bader, Truthout.org -

As a child born with cerebral palsy in the 1950s, Gail Cartenuto-Cohn had one option when she was old enough to go to school: enroll in an isolated public program specifically for kids with [...]

Movement For Black Lives: Attack On Black Leadership

By Movement for Black Lives. -

Over the past few months, several Black progressive leaders have been attacked for supporting Palestinian human rights; most notably, Angela Y. Davis, Marc Lamont Hill and the Hon. Ilhan Omar. In [...]