‘Trailblazer In The Name Of Peace’: Anti-War Hero Frances Crowe Dies At 100

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams.org -

Longtime peace activist Frances Crowe has died at the age of 100, leaving behind seven decades of decades work towards justice and inspiration for those still working for a better world. She died [...]

Interview With Aleida Guevara, Che’s Daughter

By Saraswathy Nagarajan, Thehindu.com -

Dr Aleida Guevara’s famous surname still evokes adulation among admirers of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara, the Argentine revolutionary. His iconic image, with his beret, intense, faraway look and [...]

Faith-Based Peace Activists, Facing 25-Year Sentence, Defend Disarmament Action At Nuclear Submarine Base

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

"I would argue our communal criminal history has been all about upholding the basic tenets of love and providing for the common good." Advocates for seven faith-based peace activists are calling [...]

Activists Scale Crane And Blockade Lincolnshire Power Station Site

By Joseph Verney, Lincolnshirereporter.co.uk -

Climate change campaigners have climbed cranes and blockaded the entrance to the construction site at SSE’s Keadby 2 power station in Lincolnshire. The Reclaim The Power campaign group say they [...]

Actions Today: Colombia – The Invisible Genocide

By Common Frontiers. -

(Toronto, Ottawa, Buenaventura) Protests are being organized across Canada and in 58 cities around the world on July 26 to demand an end to the wave of mass killings targeting human rights [...]

‘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 [...]