Drop All Charges Against Activists And Protestors

By Angela Davis, National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. -

I add my voice to the millions here in our country and throughout the world who call for an end to fascist-driven police violence and repression in Black, Latinx and Indigenous [...]

Activists Are Reclaiming Jails As Community-Operated Social Service Facilities

By James Kilgore and Ivie Osaghae, Truthout.org -

Jails have emerged as a key focal point of the struggle against mass incarceration. Several trends are in motion at the same time. In jurisdictions like New York and Los [...]

Activists Urging Barclays To ‘Stop Funding The Climate Emergency’ Shut Down Nearly 100 Branches Across UK

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

In a coordinated action to pressure Barclays to stop financing climate destruction, Greenpeace activists on Monday morning shut down 97 of the British investment bank's branches across the United [...]

Grand Jury Refuses Felonies For Greenpeace Activists And Others Charged In Houston Oil Industry Protest

By Ryan Schleeter, Greenpeace.org -

Houston, Texas — Today, a grand jury refused to issue felony indictments against the Greenpeace USA activists and others charged following the peaceful protest on September 12, 2019 at the [...]

Anatomy Of A Hunger Strike: A Prisoner Speaks

By Demetrius Grant/ Joe Piette, editor, Workers.org -

Many protests against mass incarceration have taken place on the streets of U.S. cities over the last decade. Many resistance struggles have also been waged by individuals or groups of prisoners [...]

Released At Last: Welcome Home, Move 9 Member Chuck Africa!

By Betsey Piette , Workers.org -

Imprisoned since he was only 18, Charles Sims Africa was finally released from Pennsylvania’s SCI Fayette on Feb. 7. The youngest and the last of the MOVE 9 to be paroled, Chuck, now 59 and [...]

Embassy Protectors Will Not Be Able To Tell Jury Guaido Is Not President, Or Mention International Law

By Ajamu Baraka and Bahman Azad, Defendembassyprotectors.org -

On February 4, Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell issued a ruling on what the jurors will be allowed to be told in the trial of the Embassy Protectors scheduled to begin on February 11. She granted most [...]

BP Headquarters Blocked By Greenpeace

By Jess Glass,  Theecologist.org -

Greenpeace members have blocked BP's headquarters with solar panels and oil barrels to mark the first day of the oil giant's new chief executive. More than a hundred environmental activists took [...]

Embassy Protection Collective: ‘We Are Not The Ones Who Violated The Law’

By Paul Dobson, Venezuelanalysis.com -

Four Embassy Protector Collective members are being prosecuted in Washington DC’s federal court for “interfering with the protective functions of the US Department of State.” The Trump [...]

Judge Reverses Convictions Of No More Deaths Volunteers

By Staff, Nomoredeaths.org -

TUCSON, AZ – On January 31st, United States District Judge Rosemary Márquez reversed the convictions of four No More Deaths volunteers. The volunteers were convicted in January 2019 of multiple [...]

A Seven-Mile Gas Pipeline Outside Albany Has Activists Up In Arms

By Kristoffer Tigue, Insideclimatenews.org -

For 40 years, Mary Dugan has watched her hometown of East Greenbush, New York, transform from a sleepy rural community into a bustling Albany suburb, its once solitary forests now peppered with [...]

Blocking Trains And Removing Coal, Climate Activists Fight To Close One Of New England’s Largest Power Plants

By Sarah Freeman-Woolpert and Arnie Alpert, Wagingnonviolence.org -

By escalating from symbolic actions to obstruction, the #NoCoalNoGas campaign is mounting a serious challenge to the fossil fuel industry with a growing network of climate activists. Under cover [...]

Trump Prosecutors Make Move To Ensure That Embassy Protectors Are Convicted

By Ajamu Baraka and Bahman Azad, Defendembassyprotectors.org -

As the trial approaches, the lawyers for the Trump Administration’s  prosecution of the four Venezuelan Embassy Protectors who were arrested last May are asking the court to make sure the jury is [...]

Despite Community Protest, Militarized Police Remove Housing Rights Activists From Oakland Home In Pre-Dawn Raid

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams.org -

Members of the advocacy group "Moms 4 Housing" were forceably evicted from a home they were occupying in Oakland early Tuesday morning by armored police, hours after community members turned out [...]

Activists Reclaimed A Water Source For Palestinians, Showing Co-Resistance Works

By Oren Kroll-Zeldin, Truthout.org -

Recently, nonviolent Palestinian activist Kifah Adara drew water from the Ein Albeida spring near her West Bank village of Al-Tuwani for the first time in 15 years. The spring is a natural water [...]