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?” [...]

‘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 [...]