Former President Of Association Resigns Over BDS

By Margaret Ferguson, Mondoweiss. -

I write with great regret to tell you that I have decided to resign from the MLA. My decision was long and hard in the making. No other past president has taken such a step, to the best of my [...]

Marathon Reaches Deal With Investors On Human Rights

By David Hasemyer, Insideclimatenews.org -

In the face of mounting pressure from investors and the glare of public scrutiny, Marathon Petroleum Corp. officials acknowledged that the company has a responsibility to address environmental [...]

2017 Human Rights Status Report: Advancing Human Rights

By the U.S. Human Rights Network. -

The United States has a complicated and paradoxical relationship to human rights law.  2018 marks 70 years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was proclaimed by the United [...]

Prisoners Suffer Gross Human Rights Violations. Now They’re Standing & Speaking Up.

By Eleanor Goldfield, Artkillingapathy.com -

The message goes on to detail the three main demands via examples such as price gouging prisoners on products like a case of soup that costs $17 in the Canteen as opposed to the roughly $4 it [...]

Corporate Globalization Is Threatening Indigenous Communities With Extinction

By T. J. Coles, truthout.org -

As we speak, some humans are already going extinct. Their extinction is often a consequence of the structural violence of corporate globalization. Communities are under threat, especially those [...]

European Union Trying To Prevent UN Treaty On Corporations And Human Rights

By Staff, stopcorporateimpunity.org -

According to our sources, the European Union (EU) delegation to the United Nations General Assembly’s Fifth Committee, which deals with budgetary matters, is trying to eliminate the financing of [...]

Newsletter – Creating The 21st Century Internet

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopularResistance.org -

Ajit Pai, the former Verizon lawyer who is chair of the FCC, went too far last Thursday in undermining the Internet when he led the dismantling of net neutrality rules. As a result, he has fueled [...]

Colombia: Paramilitaries Kill Land Rights Activist

By Staff, telesurtv.net -

Hernan Bedoya was the second activist from the group, Communities Constructing Peace, Conpaz, to be killed in 10 days. Another land rights activists, Hernan Bedoya, was killed by [...]

Day 4 Of Countdown To Launch: Ajamu Baraka

By Staff, www.popularresistance.org -

By Popular Resistance. Ajamu Baraka is an internationally recognized human rights defender who comes from the Black Liberation Movement. He founded the U.S. Human Rights Network, which brought [...]

Macy’s Day Parade Blocked By Undocumented Youth

By Roberto Juarez, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Roberto Juarez for Cosecha. “Undocumented youth are refusing to put our destiny in the hands of establishment politicians. We are choosing to fight for the dignity of our entire immigrant [...]

Genocide and The Thangsgiving Myth

By S. Brian Willson, www.PopularResistance.org -

By S. Brian Willson for Popular Resistance. As we again plan to celebrate what US "Americans" call Thanksgiving, let us pause for a moment of reflection. Let us recognize that accounts of the [...]

University of New Haven & Saudi Police Make Strange Bedfellows

By Samayia Taylor, PopularResistance.org -

By Samayia Taylor for Popular Resistance. In the US, college students are just arriving on their campuses- some for the first time- ready to start the new academic year. They have a wide range of [...]

Possibilities For Economic Evolution: Trade

By Peter Weisberg, www.globaljusticecenter.org -

By Peter Weisberg for The Center for Global Justice. Like a global vampire that drains the blood of one victim after another, so too does the neo-liberal economic system. Under the misleading [...]

Abolitionists From Around The World Gather To End Prisons

By Jean Trounstine, www.truth-out.org -

By Jean Trounstine for Truthout. In July 2017 more than 200 people from across the globe met for four days in New Bedford, Massachusetts, which was once home to abolitionist Frederick Douglass [...]

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 [...]