‘Protest Matters’ Museum Shows What Resistance Looks Like

By John Zangas, dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DCMG - Washington, DC–A free exhibit called “Protest Matters” was organized by a local anthropologist to showcase items used at protests and how they promote change for public [...]

The Art Of Keeping Guantánamo Open

By Erin L. Thompson, creativeresistance.org -

By Erin L. Thompson for Tom Dispatch - We spent the day at a beach in Brooklyn. Skyscrapers floated in the distance and my toddler kept handing me cigarette filters she had dug out of the sand. [...]

Day 10 Of Countdown To Launch: Featuring Eleanor Goldfield

By Staff, www.popularresistance.org -

By Popular Resistance. Eleanor Goldfield, an activist, musician, photographer and artist, has participated with Popular Resistance on various campaigns, most recently on net neutrality. She [...]

Mexico: Indigenous Women Fight Femicide With Hip Hop

By Staff, telesurtv.net -

By Staff of Tele Sur - Through music they are denouncing the stealing of their lands and violence against women. Indigenous women arrived in Mexico City to present their work defending their [...]

Annual Indigenous Peoples’ Sunrise Gathering On Alcatraz Island

By Nanette Bradley Deetz, nativenewsonline.net -

By Nanette Bradley Deetz for Native News Online - Executive Director of International Indian Treaty Council, Andrea Carmen (Yaqui) reminded everyone that we are here to reclaim our rightful [...]

‘Catharsis On The Mall’ Promotes Healing Through Creativity And Connection

By John Zangas, dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - “Catharsis on the Mall” is DC’s smaller version of the Burning Man festival, held annually at the Washington Monument. With thoughtful art or theatrical [...]

Activists Paint Anti-Pipeline Mural Outside Wells Fargo

By Nuala Sawyer, earthfirstjournal.org -

By Nuala Sawyer of Earth First - The Wells Fargo and Co. headquarters at 420 Montgomery St. had a colorful awakening Monday afternoon, as hundreds of activists armed with paint created a large [...]

Artist Ai Weiwei On The Ingredients For Effective Activism

By Jordan Riefe, www.truthdig.com -

By Jordan Riefe for Truth Dig - In 2003, artist and activist Ai Weiwei landed a plum commission from the Chinese government: designing the Beijing National Stadium (the “Bird’s Nest”), which [...]

People Of Color Fight For Place In NY’s Money-Driven Arts Ecosystem

By Maya Chung, www.indypendent.org -

By Maya Chung for The Indypendent - A small number of legacy arts institutions are sweeping up vast shares of public art funding, while newer immigrant and ethnic arts groups in New York City are [...]

Poignant New Artwork Shows Little Boy Peering Over U.S.-Mexico Border

By Lee Moran, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Lee Moran for The Huffington Post - “Is this boy looking over the border worried that if things get crazier on the other side, people will massively cross the border in his direction?” A [...]

Artists WIthdraw From Israeli Sponsored Cultural Event

By Staff, www.bdsmovement.net -

By Staff of BDS - Following a popular campaign across several countries in a matter of days, nine acts have withdrawn from the Pop-Kultur festival in Berlin due to sponsorship by the Israeli [...]

Delivering Art In The Empire

By Hiroyuk Hamada, www.counterpunch.org -

By Hiroyuk Hamada for Counterpunch. It’s been over a couple of decades since I left the DC area. For the bulk of the time, I was like a soldier whose sole mission was the exploration of visual [...]

Caged: Life. Beyond. Bars.

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By Staff of Caged - Chris Hedges has taught in America's most elite universities, including Princeton, Columbia, and New York University. It was a class at a Maximum Security Prison, however, [...]

Radical Art, Sweet Potatoes & Mainstream Parades

By Eleanor Goldfied, www.vox.com -

By Eleanor Goldfied for Occupy - The People’s Climate March was this past weekend and roughly 200,000 people descended on Washington, DC to walk along Pennsylvania Ave, past the White House and [...]

Artivism, Creativity And Political Change In Spain

By Esther Ortiz, www.equaltimes.org -

By Esther Ortiz for Equal TImes - “With the 15M movement the need arose to develop innovative ways of protesting and fighting in order to rally indignant citizens who were not activists, people [...]