Why I Am On The Women’s Boat To Gaza

By Lisagay Hamilton, www.counterpunch.org -

By Lisagay Hamilton for Counter Punch - Sunday night, September 18, 2016. As my “industry” colleagues attend Emmy parties and dress for the red carpet, I stand on the chilly docks of Ajaccio, [...]

Newsletter: Global Solidarity Is Rising

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. A key ingredient of previous successful campaigns to stop 'free trade' agreements is cross-border solidarity. Uniting struggles [...]

Protesters Blockade Koch Bros Pet Coke Facility In Chicago

By Robin Amer, www.chicagoreader.com -

By Robin Amer for The Chicago Reader - Five activists were arrested and charged with trespassing Monday morning after chaining themselves together and blocking the entrance to a KCBX Terminals [...]

Green Line Of Protest Is Stopping Coal & Oil In Their Tracks

By Eric de Place, www.daily.sightline.org -

By Eric de Place for Sightline Daily - The Cascadia region has proven to be extraordinarily challenging for those who would turn it into a major carbon energy export hub—so much so that Sightline [...]

More Civil Disobedience Expected Against Gas Pipeline Project

By Tim Faukner, www.ecori.org -

The banner held by climate activists outside the Statehouse on March 6 read: “Expect Resistance.” And it might be a sign of things to come. Of the 16 protesters, nine were from Massachusetts [...]

Dominion Headquarters Blocked In Richmond

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

At 7:00 a.m. a group of over 50 activists blocked vehicle access to Dominion Resources’ Tredegar Campus in Richmond, Virginia to protest the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Traffic quickly [...]

Badass Collective Bringing Direct Action To Black Communities

By Alyssa Figueroa, www.alternet.org -

“All of us unsuccessfully attempted to bring black non-violent direct action trainers down there, and when we got to Ferguson most of the training team were white allies. We noticed that there [...]

Newsletter: The Contagion Of Courage

When our colleagues take brave actions, others are inspired. George Lakey describes how courage develops in movements. He lists some key ingredients to overcome fear: people working in community [...]

200 Arrests In Ongoing Seneca Lake Uprising

By Sandra Steingraber, www.ecowatch.com -

Seneca Lake Defenders—as those risking arrest call themselves—come in all ages, from 18 to 90, and from many walks of life. As diverse as we are, everyone is united in the belief that Crestwood [...]

21 Utah Tar Sands Blockaders Face Charges, Including Felonies

Uintah County prosecutors have filed felony and misdemeanor charges against 21 people from 10 states who were arrested during a summer protest at the site of a controversial tar sands mine. he [...]

Oakland Activists Blockade Police Station 4 Hours & 28 Minutes

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

In an impressive multi-layered blockade of the Oakland police headquarters, activists made clear points about the police brutality and abuse they have experienced in Oakland and many have [...]

Next week: Direct Actions to Save Cove Point

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

The next two weeks are critical in the struggle to stop construction of a liquefied fracked-gas export terminal in Cove Point, MD that threatens nearby homes, the Chesapeake Bay and the climate [...]

Activists Arrested In Battle Against Fracking “Gateway Drug” In NY

By Molly Bennet, www.inthesetimes.com -

“These are just ordinary people who have exhausted every possible means of expressing their opposition and are at wits’ end,” says Yvonne Taylor, a co-founder of Gas Free Seneca, a group formed [...]

Escalating Actions To Retire Fossil Fuels

By Staff, www.clearingthefogradio.org -

This past week, as part of the Beyond Extreme Energy campaign to retire fossil fuels there were daily actions to shut down the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission every morning and actions at [...]