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

By Jessica Corbett, -

"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, -

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, -

"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, -

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, -

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 [...]

Lessons From FBI’s Secret War On Activism

By Michael Steven Smith, The Indypendent. -

The Federal Bureau of Investigation tried to destroy left organizations and the black freedom movement during the last major upsurge in radical politics in this country, in the 1960s. It looks [...]

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 [...]