Charges Against Portland Black Lives Matter Protesters Dropped

By Jake Bleiberg, www.bangordailynews.com -

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

By Amanda Hoover, www.bostonmagazine.com -

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, www.theguardian.com -

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, www.truth-out.org -

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

By Brooke Seipel, www.thehill.com -

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

By Staff, www.facebook.com -

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, www.radfag.com -

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

By Nicholas Kusnetz, www.insideclimatenews.org -

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

By Kara Moses, www.theguardian.com -

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

By Ted Hamilton, www.truth-out.org -

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, www.celdf.org -

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

By Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

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

By Nick Engelfried, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

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

By Sharmini Peries, www.therealnews.com -

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 [...]

US Vets Lead Civil Disobedience Protesting Seneca Lake Gas Storage

By Dan, www.wearesenecalake.com -

By Dan for We Are Seneca Falls - Watkins Glen, NY – Eleven veterans representing all branches of the U.S. armed forces, were among 13 arrested on Tuesday morning in a human blockade at Crestwood [...]