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 [...]

25 People Occupy Chase Bank Branch In D.C. As Climate Activists Launch A Major New Campaign Targeting The Financial Industry

By Staff, Sierraclub.org -

WASHINGTON - Over twenty people occupied a Chase Bank branch in Washington, D.C. today to kick off Stop the Money Pipeline, a major new activist effort going after the financial industry’s [...]

How To Fight War Fever, Power Stand-Off + Fire & Water

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Updates on bad ass organizers, activists and whistleblowers. Next, what we really need in order to stop the empire and why we can't just lean on letters from the UN. War Fever is high and the [...]

Anti-ICE Protester Interviewed Before She Goes To Trial

By Ken Silverstein and Andrew Stewart, Washingtonbabylon.com -

Sherrie Anne André (they/their/them) is a radical BIPOC LGBTQQIA+ activist-organizer based in Providence. A cofounder of the FANG Collective, established in 2013, they are going to trial on [...]

Why Four Christian Activists Risked Arrest To Shut Down An Oil Pipeline

By Stephen Quirke, Sojo.net -

THE WORLD HAS known since 2011 that at least 80 percent of all fossil fuels must stay in the ground to keep global temperatures below 2 degrees Celsius. This means that 90 percent of U.S. and [...]

US Activists Arrested At Venezuela Embassy To Face Trial Without Key Documents

By Umer Jamshaid, Urdupoint.com -

WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 14th December, 2019) A US judge ruled that four activists who were arrested during the State Department's seizure of the Venezuelan Embassy [...]

Capitol Police Attempted To Arrest Code Pink Activist Medea Benjamin For Allegedly ‘Assaulting’ Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz

By Kevin Gosztola, Shadowproof.com -

Police in Washington, D.C. surrounded the home of Code Pink activist Medea Benjamin and attempted to arrest her for “assaulting” Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. But police did [...]

Trident Is The Crime

By Kathy Kelly, Vcnv.org -

On October 24, following a three-day trial in Brunswick, GA, seven Catholic Workers who acted to disarm a nuclear submarine base were convicted on three felony counts and one misdemeanor. The [...]

Day 2 Of Trial For Kings Bay Plowshares 7

By Staff, Kingsbayplowshares7.org -

BRUNSWICK, GA – Today, the second day of the trial of the Kings Bay Plowshares anti-nuclear activists, the government presented the bulk of its case against the seven defendants. Military police [...]

Rage Against The War Machine: An Interview With Peace Activist Cindy Sheehan

By Mnar Muhawesh, Mintpressnews.com -

Some 2.7 billion dollars per day. That’s how much the U.S. government will spend next year to prop up the military and the more than 800 bases it maintains in over 70 countries. All in the name [...]

Mark Rogovin, 1946 – 2019; Artist, Activist, Organizer

By Staff, Peoplesworld.org -

Mark was born in Buffalo, New York, the second of three children born to Anne and Milton Rogovin. Sandwiched between two sisters, Ellen and Paula, Mark became a loyal protector of those he loved [...]

Ajamu Baraka Awarded US PEACE PRIZE

By Staff, US Peace Prize -

Michael Knox, Chair of the Foundation, presented the award during a forum on September 23 in New York City.  In his remarks Knox said, “Thank you, Ajamu, for your outstanding domestic and [...]

Tales Of Resistance: The Unsung Heroes Of Present-Day Venezuela

By Jessica Dos Santos, Venezuelanalysis.com -

A few days ago, some friends of mine, like lots of other Venezuelans, were making fun of the milicianos [members of the Bolivarian Militia]: “They are the ones who will defend us in a war?” [...]