Colombia: Paramilitaries Kill Land Rights Activist

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Hernan Bedoya was the second activist from the group, Communities Constructing Peace, Conpaz, to be killed in 10 days. Another land rights activists, Hernan Bedoya, was killed by [...]

Climate Activists Delay U.S. Gas Pipeline Approvals: Regulator

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By Timothy Gardner for Reuters - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - National environmental groups waging legal battles against energy projects are delaying approval of U.S. natural gas pipelines, a top [...]

Argentina Blocks Some Activists From Attending WTO Meeting

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By Luc Cohen and Nicolás Misculin for Reuters - BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina revoked the credentials of some activists who had been accredited by the World Trade Organization (WTO) to [...]

Arrested For Feeding Homeless Without Permit Before Thanksgiving

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By Aaron Kesel for Activist Post - The Sunday before Thanksgiving Atlanta police handed out tickets to activists feeding the homeless in a clear display of disregard for its hungry citizens [...]

Lawsuit Against Environmental Activists Should Be Dismissed

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By Blake Nicholson for Associated Press - BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Environmental groups being sued by the developer of the Dakota Access pipeline have asked a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit. [...]

Trump’s Health Nominee Implicated In Insulin Price-Gouging Scheme

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By Mike Ludwig for Truthout - "That means that a significant number of people who already paid premiums for their health insurance then end up paying more than their insurer does for a medicine," [...]

House Intel Committee To Subpoena Leftist Comedian & Activist

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By Max Blumenthal for AlterNet - The House Intelligence Committee’s Russia investigation has taken an unexpected turn, with investigators homing in on a New York City-based comedian, radio host [...]

Experience: I Am A Kayaktivist

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By Charles Latimer for The Guardian - My first political epiphany concerned the world trade protests in 1999. I was 17 and had a feeling globalisation was a good thing – until I realised it was [...]

Jury Convicts ‘Valve Turner’ Leonard Higgins On Both Counts

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By Bennett Hall for Corvallis Gazette-Times - FORT BENTON, Mont. — A Montana jury took just one hour to find climate activist Leonard Higgins guilty of misdemeanor trespassing and felony criminal [...]

Activists Disrupt White House’s Pro-Coal Panel At Bonn Climate Summit

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By Dharna Noor The Real News Network - The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change is in full swing in Bonn, Germany and all eyes are now on the US, now the only country in the world to reject [...]

Climate Activists Arrested Deploying 3-Story Banner At JPMorgan HQ

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By Staff of RAN - NEW YORK – This morning, activists from Rainforest Action Network (RAN) dropped a 35 ft. banner from the headquarters of JPMorgan Chase to protest the bank’s investments in [...]

Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Laughing Protest Against Sessions

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By Ronn Blitzer for Law Newz - Desiree Ali-Fairooz (also known as Desiree Fairooz) was convicted of misdemeanor charges in May after she laughed during Attorney General Jeff Sessions‘ [...]

The Time Of The Intellectual-Activists Has Come

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By Creston Davis for Truthout - A crucial element of change happens when people realize that the current state of things no longer works. Change is a fundamental aspect of all areas of life -- [...]

Investigation Links Berta Cáceres’s Assassination To Honduran Capitalists

By Staff of Democracy Now - We look at shocking revelations released Tuesday that link the assassination of renowned Honduran indigenous environmental leader Berta Cáceres to the highest levels [...]

Protest Against Exhibit For Being ‘Racism Disguised As Art’

By Skanda Kadirgamar, -

By Skanda Kadirgamar for Waging Nonviolence - Artist Omer Fast’s crass, stereotypical mock up of a business in pre-gentrified Chinatown has finally left New York City. His transformation of the [...]