What Failed Civil Rights Campaign Can Teach Climate Activists

By Cam Fenton, wagingnonviolence.org -

In early December, Canada’s National Energy Board gave Texas pipeline company Kinder Morgan permission to ignore local laws and permits while starting construction on its Trans-Mountain pipeline. [...]

Justice, Clean Air And Water In The Age Of Trump

By Oliver Milman, theguardian.com -

By Oliver Milman for The Guardian - The Trump administration is peeling away rules designed to protect clean air and water, fueling a growing urgency around the struggle for environmental [...]

Dick Gregory: A Life Agitating & Seeking Justice

By Rachel Mack, www.americanswhotellthetruth.org -

By Rachel Mack for Americans Who Tell The Truth. The great civil rights activist Dick Gregory died this week. His book, Nigger, was published when I was nine years old and had a long-lasting [...]

Trump Rolls Back Civil Rights Efforts Across The Government

By Jessica Huseman and Annie Waldman, www.propublica.org -

By Jessica Huseman and Annie Waldman for Pro Publica - Previously unannounced directives will limit the Department of Justice’s use of a storied civil rights enforcement tool, and loosen the [...]

Police Without Warrants Searched Low Income Housing

By Llowell Williams, www.care2.com -

By Llowell Williams for Care2. Longmont, CO - Though the United States strives to realize justice and equality for all Americans, it is an unfortunate truth that when it comes to people of lower [...]

Enviro Groups Stage Massive People’s Climate March On Washington

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas of DC Media Group. Washington, DC - Hundreds of grassroots environmental groups from around the country rallied Saturday at the U.S. Capitol in a mass march against administration [...]

Not Your Grandma’s Civil Rights Strategy

By Jon Else, www.tomdispatch.com -

By Jon Else for Tom Dispatch - On a glorious afternoon in August 1963, after the massive March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom wrapped up on the national mall, President John F. Kennedy, [...]

Fight For $15 And Movement For Black Lives Plan Nationwide Action

By Fight for $15 and Movement for Black Lives, www.popularresistance.org -

By Fight for $15 and Movement for Black Lives. MEMPHIS -- The Fight for $15 and the Movement for Black Lives will take to the streets nationwide April 4 – the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther [...]

Civil Rights Groups Demand Immigration Agents Stop Impersonating Police Officers

By Staff, www.aclusocal.org -

By Staff of ACLU - LOS ANGELES - The ACLU Foundation of Southern California and a coalition of advocacy groups today sent a letter to Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck, Mayor Eric [...]

Lawyer Defending Racial Gerrymandering Picked For Top Civil Rights Job

By Lee Fang, www.theintercept.com -

By Lee Fang for The Intercept - JOHN GORE, AN ATTORNEY who has worked to defend laws that critics say are designed to weaken the voting rights of African-Americans and other minorities, was [...]

Chicago Police Routinely, ‘Systemically’ Abused Civil Rights

By Nadia Prupis, www.commondreams.org -

By Nadia Prupis for Common Dreams - Chicago police systematically violated people's civil rights by routinely using excessive force, particularly against African-Americans and Latinos, according [...]

The Forgotten, Radical Martin Luther King Jr.

By Matt Berman, www.nationaljournal.com -

By Matt Berman for National Journal. Martin Luther King Jr. was not just the safe-for-all-political-stripes civil-rights activist he is often portrayed as today. He was never just the "I Have a [...]

Can North Carolina’s Moral Mondays Movement Spark New Civil Rights Fire?

By William Barber II, www.ebony.com -

By William Barber II for Ebony - Donald Trump’s triumph across the South and Midwest, which won him the Electoral College and the White House, did not extend to Governor Pat McCrory in my home [...]

South Korean Lawmakers Vote To Impeach Park Geun-hye

By Staff, www.zoominkorea.org -

By Zoom in Korea. Seoul, South Korea - On December 9, lawmakers of the South Korean National Assembly passed a historical motion to impeach the current president Park Geun-hye. 234 out of 300 [...]

Newsletter: Turn Widespread Discontent Into Mass Movement

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. With the election of Donald Trump as president the struggle continues for economic, racial and environmental justice. We knew we would [...]