Speaking Mirth To Power

By Lorna Garano, www.truthout.org -

By Lorna Garano for Truthout. L.M. Bogad's artful activism blends the strategies of civil disobedience with heaping doses of Harpo Marx. As a professor and "tactical performer, Bogad says he is [...]

The Great Forgetting

Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - America’s refusal to fund and sustain its intellectual and cultural heritage means it has lost touch with its past, obliterated its understanding of the present, [...]

New Anthems Of Resistance: Hip-Hop & Black Lives Matter

By Alexander Billet, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Alexander Billet of In These Times. It’s been a year since the death of Michael Brown, a year since the rebellion in Ferguson, a year since the Black Lives Matter movement began to shift the [...]

The Ballad Of The Stolen Fiddle

By John Kelly, www.washingtonpost.com -

By John Kelly in The Washington Post - Don’t call the musical instrument that was stolen last week from Jimmy Betts’s car a “violin.” It’s a fiddle. “Fiddles are meant to be out and about in [...]

4 Ways To Hit High Notes Of Resistance

By Nadine Bloch, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

Every now and then there is an action that hits all the right notes — the message is clear, the messengers are appropriate, the setting and tone are impeccable, and the ripples carry on far into [...]

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday: Creating A Nonviolent World

By Robert J. Burrowes, www.PopularResistance.org -

As we celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's birthday on October 2nd, the International Day of Nonviolence, we have the chance to reflect on our progress in creating a nonviolent world. Obviously, creating a [...]

Yes Lab Workshop: Creative Direct Action for Climate Justice

By Staff, www.yeslab.org/ -

Saturday, September 20th 10:45a-12:15p NYC Climate Convergence 16 Beaver, 4th Floor FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC In the lead up to #PeoplesClimate March on 9/21, we're particpating in a day [...]

Israelis And Palestinians Join Forces In Inspiring New Campaign

By Jodie Gummow, www.alternet.org -

As the media continues to bombard us with horrifying images of violence and hate emanating from the Middle East, it can be difficult to remain hopeful that any long-lasting solution to end the [...]

Proposal For A Monument To Huey Newton

By Creative Resistance, www.creativeresistance.org -

This article is from our associated project, CreativeResistance.org. This is a bronze sculpture of a wicker fan back chair that rests on a square steel base with a mirrored surface. The chair [...]

Gallery: Water Writes Mural In Richmond, Ca

By Creative Resistance, www.creativeresistance.org -

This article is from our associated project, CreativeResistance.org. A Giant two-block mural about oil trains and climate change, cherishing water, and building community solidarity was dedicated [...]

Gallery: Oakland-Palestine Solidarity Mural

By Creative Resistance, www.creativeresistance.org -

This article is from our associated project, CreativeResistance.org. Presented by Art Forces, the Estria Foundation and NorCal Friends of Sabeel, the Oakland Palestine Solidarity Mural is a [...]

The Occupy Portraits: A Photo Essay

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

Photographer Annie Appel has done an amazing job of documenting many of the people who participated in the Occupy Movement. Annie writes: "When the Occupy protests began, I was inspired to [...]

Peace Activists Roll Out Enormous Pink Scarves

By Creative Resistance, www.creativeresistance.org -

This article is from our associated project, CreativeResistance.org. Protesters (Wool Against Weapons, Action AWE) have unveiled a seven-mile “peace scarf” as part of a protest in Berkshire [...]

Indigenous Artist Refuses To Perform For Member Of Parliament

By CBC News, www.cbc.ca -

An artist has refused to perform for Nunavut's Member of Parliament, Leona Aglukkaq. Nunavut's Lucy Tulugarjuk was asked to throat sing and drum dance during Aglukkaq's upcoming visit to Fort [...]

Palestine Mural Unveiled In Oakland, Activists Prepare To Block Boat

By Henry Norr, www.mondoweiss.net -

A huge, brightly colored mural expressing solidarity with the people of Palestine was dedicated Sunday in Oakland with a ceremony that included poetry, music, traditional Palestinian and [...]