Local Activism Can’t Be Crushed, Research Finds. At Most, It Changes Target

By Staff, Phys.org -

According to received wisdom, local activism against the establishment of industrial plants follows a cycle, with its highest intensity a short time after mobilization. If a firm stands, activism [...]

Practicing 20/20 Vision – Learning From The Past To Gain Clarity On The Future

By Ananda Lee Tan, Risingtidenorthamerica.org -

This is a fine week to start working on ways to dismantle the systems of those who wish to be Masters of the Universe. Over this past year, they have caused much pain, much struggle, much [...]

The Last Line Of Defense: 20 Activist Groups That Are Making A Big Difference

By Jeffrey St. Clair, Counterpunch.org -

Are you frustrated with The Resistance©, still fronting for the failures of Hillary Clinton while thousands of kids whose families fled the killing regimes in central America that she enabled are [...]

Can Now Really Be The Best Time To Be Alive?

By George Lakey and Yotam Marom, Waging Nonviolence. -

Whenever I muster the courage to stop and think about it, I feel pretty unlucky to be alive at this time. I wake up with the sense that we might have a chance to overcome the many political, [...]

Meet The Activists Risking Prison To Film VR In Factory Farms

By Andy Greenberg, Wired.com -

As the truck speeds off, the three figures scramble quietly off the highway shoulder and into a terrain of scrub brush and jagged gullies. For the next 15 minutes, they walk down an unlit dirt [...]

New Generation Rising Up To Resist Neoliberalism Across The Globe

By Nicholas Powers, Truthout. -

"We are protesting against problems in the whole system,” a young Chilean protester said on TV in November. “Above all, the neoliberal system.” The increasing cost of everyday life drove more [...]

For Today’s Youth, The Ability To Make Change Is A Survival Skill

By Rivera Sun, Waging Nonviolence. -

It’s a thing. Parents are hosting protest parties instead of birthday parties. The kids design signs, hold a march with their friends, and do a demonstration for peace, love, kindness or [...]

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 [...]