How Venezuelans Turn To Collective Action To Defy US Blockade

A response in the form of collective action is part of how the Venezuelans resist to sanctions, with song, smiles, and confidence they seem to be undeterred to fight for the Bolivarian ideals, [...]

Venezuela Sanction To Kill: How US Blockade Is Taking Venezuelans’ Lives

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

While continuous and intensified sanctions against Venezuela by the United States aim to put pressure on President Nicolas Maduro’s administration they are mostly hurting the country's [...]

You Don’t Hear About It But The U.S. Blockade Is Killing The Venezuelan People

By Esther Yañez Illescas, Resumen-english.org -

Days go by and Isabella has no idea that her life depends on colored pills. She is 21 months old and speaks a language that can be understood only by those who spend endless hours with her at the [...]

With Tightening Of Blockade, U.S. Seeks To Strangle Cuba…Again

By W. T. Whitney Jr., Peoplesworld.org -

“The Trump administration has declared the most severe new sanctions against Cuba since President John F. Kennedy imposed an economic embargo banning all trade with the communist island in 1962.” [...]

South Dakota Rushes To Outlaw Protests Against Oil Pipeline

By Auditi Guha, Rewire -

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) plans to thwart demonstrations reminiscent of the Standing Rock protests in her home state by criminalizing protesters of the multibillion-dollar TransCanada’s [...]

As Yemeni Fishermen Risk Their Lives To Feed Their Nation, Saudis Use Them For Target Practice

By Mnar Muhawesh and Ahmed Abdulrahman, Mintpressnews.com -

HODEIDA, YEMEN —  “They told us that if we didn’t confess they would kill us and throw our bodies into the sea for the fish and birds to eat,” recalls Omar Ghalib, a Yemeni fisherman who was [...]

“We Have Stopped It For Another Year”: MVP Tree-Sit Hits Over 156 Days

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Itsgoingdown.org -

Today marks 156 days since the beginning of the Yellow Finch tree sits, and a lot has changed since then. The forest around us has undergone seasonal changes, the trees have shed their leaves, [...]

On the Front Lines Of The Climate Change Movement: Mike Roselle Draws A Line

By Jeffrey St. Clair and Joshua Frank, Counterpunch   -

The arrest was nothing new for Mike Roselle, who cut his teeth in direct action environmental campaigns decades earlier as a co-founder of Earth First!, a top campaigner for Greenpeace US and [...]

UK Fracking Protesters Freed After Convictions Are Overturned

By Charlotte Dingle, Occupy.com -

Four UK protesters went to court last week to contest what may be Britain's most draconian sentences handed down for peaceful environmental protest since 1932. Widely referred to as the “Frack [...]

Hundreds Gather To Protest Enbridge Line 5 In Michigan

By Staff, Native News Online -

Several groups of American Indians and environmental advocates spent their Saturday of this Labor Day weekend protesting Enbridge Line 5, an outdated oil pipeline that needs to be retired [...]

US Blockade Cost Cuba More Than $4 Billion In One Year

By Staff, Cubadebate.cu -

Between April 2017 and March 2018 the US policy towards Cuba intensified and the economic aggression and siege cost the Caribbean country more than 4 321 million dollars, which brings to a total [...]

Freedom Flotilla Passengers Released By Israel

By Ann Wright, Mintpressnews.com -

Defending their illegal blockade of Gaza against what they see as infiltrators rather than activists bringing aid and making a point, Israeli soldiers physically assaulted a number of delegates [...]

11 Years Of Blockade: How Despair Has Made Gaza Unlivable

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

In 2012 the United Nations published a report claiming the Gaza Strip would be unliveable by the year 2020. Five years later, after the summer 2014 full-on Israeli military assault against the [...]

Necessity Defense Allowed In Resist Spectra Case

By Resist Spectra, Popular Resistance -

oday was the first day of the Resist Spectra trial and the judge ruled the necessity defense will be allowed! That means the six people who are on trial for trespassing for an action that [...]

Protesters Block Expressway After Officer Who Shot Antwon Rose Granted Bail

By Por Doha Madani, Huffingtonpost.com -

Protesters shut down a portion of the Tri-Boro Expressway outside Pittsburgh on Thursday after the officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Antwon Rose was released on bail. East Pittsburgh police [...]

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