‘Astonishing’ Texas Legal Win Tops Decades Of Clean-Water Heroism

By Robert S. Becker, Nationofchange.org -

Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet wet. Literally, in polluted bays. Long on need yet short on cash for pricey consultants, clean water champions along the [...]

Will The Real Gene Sharp Please Step Forward?

By George Lakey, Wagingnonviolence.org -

In a recent interview with Jacobin, lawyer and political activist Marcie Smith expands on an essay she wrote earlier this year calling Gene Sharp — the late founder of nonviolent theory — “one of [...]

Willem Van Spronsen AKA Emma Durutti: 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know

By Tom Cleary, Heavy.com -

Willem Van Spronsen was an anarchist and anti-fascist from Washington who was fatally shot by police on July 13 while trying to set a fire with incendiary devices during an attack at [...]

Action vs. U.S. Nuclear Weapons On German Soil

By Staff, Cooptv.wordpress.com -

Eleven international peace activists entered the Büchel Air Base southwest of Frankfurt early this morning to deliver a self-named Treaty Enforcement Order declaring that the sharing of US [...]

A Father’s Day Gift For Myself: Activism

By Peter Certo, Intrepidreport.com -

News about climate change has been so spooky for so long that it can feel like background noise. We find a way to carry on like normal, even when the news is disquieting. Well, let me tell you [...]

Activists Demand That Democrats Hold Debate On Climate Change

By Ryan Schleeter, Greenpeace.org -

Washington, DC, June 12, 2019 — Last week, Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Tom Perez announced the party will not host an official primary debate on the climate crisis, and will [...]

‘Sea Rescues Have Been Criminalized’ As German Boat Captain Faces 20 Years In Prison For Saving Refugees

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

A German boat captain faces a long and costly trial in Italy for charges targeting her humanitarian efforts on behalf of refugees. "Italy's fascists are using this case as a showcase to deter [...]

Greenpeace Activists Halt BP’s North Sea Oil Rig

by Maria Ponnezhath, News.trust.org -

June 9 (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration programme off the coast of Scotland. The activists [...]

RI Farmer, Teacher Begins Jail Sentence For Protest To #ShutDownICE

By Andrew Stewart, Washingtonbabylon.com -

On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, activist, educator, and farmer Holly Stein began serving a ten day sentence at the Bristol County Jail and House of Corrections in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. She was one [...]

“If You Are Not Cowards, Kill Me!” — Louise Michel’s Defense

By ROAR Collective, Roarmag.org -

From the barricades of the Paris Commune to anti-colonial resistance in the South Pacific, Louise Michel was one of the most important revolutionaries of the 19th century. Louise Michel, born on [...]

Activists In Germany Disrupt Israeli Intelligence Officer

By Riri Hylton, Electronicintifada.net -

Israeli Major Arye Sharuz Shalicar was promoting his new book The New German Anti-Semite at a high school in Aurich in northwest Germany, on 17 May, when two activists, one German and one [...]

Yellow Finch Tree Sitters Hold Strong As Police And Pipeline Company Attempt Eviction

By Staff, Appalachians Against Pipelines -

Today police aided by Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) employees attempted to evict the Yellow Finch tree sit but were not successful. What follows is a report from Appalachians Against Pipelines. [...]

Venezuelan Embassy Protectors Experienced ‘Scary Nights’ But Persevered

By John Zangas, Dcmediagroup.us -

Washington, DC –The last four holdouts in a siege at the Venezuelan Embassy experienced one of the most difficult times of their lives, they said, but survived by talking to each other about how [...]

Drone Warfare Activist Daniel Hale Facing 50 Years For Whistleblowing

By Staff, Couragetoresist.org -

Daniel Hale, an Air Force veteran and former U.S. intelligence analyst turned anti-war activist was arrested May 9thand charged with violating the Espionage Act. Daniel is a well-known anti-drone [...]

US Chose ‘The Violent And Illegal Path’ Against Peace Activists, Embassy Protector Tells The Canary

By John McEvoy, Thecanary.co -

For 37 days, a group of peace activists stayed in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington to resist threats from the country’s US-backed opposition to seize the premises. By 14 May, only four [...]