Bond Denied For Kings Bay Plowshares Activists

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Seven Catholic plowshares activists were arrested early Thursday morning, April 5 at the Kings Bay Naval Base in St. Mary’s, Georgia. They entered the base late in the evening of April 4, 2018 in [...]

Charges Against Portland Black Lives Matter Protesters Dropped

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By Jake Bleiberg for BDN - PORTLAND, Maine — A year after Portland police ended a Black Lives Matter demonstration with a mass arrest, the resulting legal drama has come to a close with the [...]

MIT Media Lab Announces $250,000 For Civil Disobedience

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By Amanda Hoover for Boston Magazine. On Monday, the MIT Media Lab opened applications for its Disobedience Award, a first-of-its-kind prize for an individual or group involved in civil [...]

It May Only Take 3.5% Of Population To Topple Dictator

By Erica Chenoweth, -

By Erica Chenoweth for The Guardian - The United States has its own rich history – past and present – of effective uses of nonviolent resistance. The technique established alternative [...]

Why We Must Support Federal Worker Noncooperation

By Adriana Calvarezi, -

By Adriana Calvarezi for Truthout - After 17 years at the US State Department, for example, TJ Lunardi decided to call it quits. Like other senior foreign service officers who, on January 25, [...]

180 Federal Employees Sign Up For ‘Civil Disobedience’ Class

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By Brooke Seipel for The Hill - A large group of federal employees have signed up to participate in a workshop on civil disobedience in the President Trump era. According to a Washington Post [...]

Mass Civil Disobedience To Stop The Suwannee River Crossing

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By Staff of Sabal Trail Resistance and Water is Life Camp - Join us in putting a wrench into the gears of the pipeline machine. This will be a mass sit-in to stop the Sabal Trail fracked gas [...]

The Political Significance Of Being Inconvenienced

By Benji Hart, -

By Benji Hart for Radical Faggot - Last fall, Black Youth Project 100 along with Fight For 15, Organized Communities Against Deportation, and #Not1More shut down the International Chiefs of [...]

When Protest Becomes Sacrament: Grady Sisters Heed A Higher Call

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By Nicholas Kusnetz for Inside Climate News - On a warm May morning, two dozen people wearing blue shirts formed a neat line in front of the gates of a natural gas compressor station in central [...]

Civil Disobedience Is Only Way Left To Fight Climate Change

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By Kara Moses for The Guardian - Right now, thousands of people are taking direct action as part of a global wave of protests against the biggest fossil fuel infrastructure projects across the [...]

Climate Disobedience And New “Public Trust” Laws Of Nature

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By Ted Hamilton for Truthout - If you think there's something odd about the US committing itself to at least a 26 percent reduction in greenhouse gases by 2025 even while federally owned [...]

Pennsylvania Township Legalizes Civil Disobedience

By Chad Nicholson and Stacy Long, -

By Chad Nicholson and Stacy Long for CELDF and Grant Township - Grant Township, Indiana County, PA: Tonight, Grant Township Supervisors passed a first-in-the-nation law that legalizes direct [...]

Revolution Is In The Air

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By Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - WASHINGTON, D.C—The sustained, daily civil disobedience at the Capitol by demonstrators denouncing the capture of our political system by corporate money is part [...]

How Montanans Stopped Largest New Coal Mine In N. America

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By Nick Engelfried for Waging Nonviolence - Montana communities won a victory against one of the world’s biggest coal companies earlier this month, when Arch Coal abandoned the Otter Creek mine – [...]

Civil Disobedience And Free Speech Tested By Prayer In Ferguson

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By Sharmini Peries for The Real News - On February 9 of 2016, after 20 minutes of a jury deliberation, Ferguson civil liberties protester Rev. Sekou was found not guilty on charges stemming from [...]