Adani Activists Stop Coal Train Before Being Arrested

By Andrew Backhouse, m.dailymercury.com.au -

ACTIVISTS have halted a train carrying hundreds of tonnes of coal headed for the Abbott Point Coal Terminal. Anti-Adani protest group Front Line Action on Coal reported two activists climbed on [...]

Vindictive Prosecution: Activist Who Laughed During Hearing

ByAndrea Germanos, www.commondreams.org -

ByAndrea Germanos for Common Dreams. CODEPINK activist Desiree Fairooz, who was arrested after laughing during Attorney General Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing, will face a second trial this [...]

A Crackdown On Our Right To Stand Up

By Nicole Colson, www.socialistworker.org -

By Nicole Colson for Socialist Worker - Nicole Colson explains how Republican-led legislatures are trying to push through laws to criminalize dissent--in the hopes of stopping the growing fight [...]

From An Atlantic Victory To A Gulf Protest

By David Helvarg, www.voices.nationalgeographic.com -

By David Helvarg for National Geographic - Proposed Atlantic Drilling has gone the way of the Keystone Pipeline – bad ideas whose time has passed. President Obama’s decision to cancel his own [...]

People Of Flint Call For Pro-Democracy Revolt To Save Poisoned City

By Lauren McCauley, www.counterpunch.org -

By Lauren McCauley for Common Dreams - Fed up with an administration whose policies caused the devastating water crisis and subsequent health epidemic, advocacy organizations and community [...]

Protesters Disrupt Black Friday Demanding Justice For Laquan McDonald

By Nadia Prupis, www.commondreams.org -

By Nadia Prupis for Common Dreams - Activists are marching throughout Chicago on Friday to protest the police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald last year and the subsequent attempted [...]

Dozens Of CUNY Faculty And Students Arrested In Labor Protest

By Noah Hurowitz, www.dnainfo.com -

By Noah Hurowitz for DNA Info - MURRAY HILL — About 50 CUNY faculty and staff members were arrested Wednesday after blockading the entrance to a CUNY administrative building in protest of going [...]

NYPD Arrests Protestors For Obstructing Traffic On Closed Street

By Keegan Stephen, www.photographyisnotacrime.com -

By Keegan Stephen for PINAC - New York City Black Lives Matter activists took to the streets Monday night for Jeremy McDole, a 28-year-old disabled man who was shot & killed by four Wilmington [...]

Protestors In Baltimore After Commissioner Davis’ Confirmation

By Kevin Rector, www.baltimoresun.com -

By Kevin Rector for The Baltimore Sun - After the Baltimore City Council voted to confirm Kevin Davis as commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department on Monday night, protesters briefly [...]

Protesters Rally After Michigan Man Dies In Jail

By Ryan Fulton, www.theguardian.com -

By Ryan Felton for The Guardian - Friends and family of a Michigan man who died naked in a jail cell of drug withdrawal while serving a sentence for a traffic ticket staged a rally on Saturday, [...]

Activists Promise Largest Climate Civil Disobedience Ever

By Arthur Nelson, www.theguardian.com -

By Arthur Nelson for The Guardian, Thousands of climate change campaigners have promised to blockade a major UN climate summit in Paris with what they say will be non-violent direct action on a [...]

Protests Continue In UK Over Refugee Crisis

Charlotte Dingle, www.occupy.com -

Charlotte Dingle for Occupy - Last Friday, Glasgow Council became the first local council in the U.K. to offer guaranteed support and accommodation to refugees surging into Europe from Syria, [...]

Iraqis Demonstrate As Country’s Reforms Move Slowly

By Staff, www.middleeasteye.net -

By Staff of Middle East Eye - Thousands of Iraqis demonstrated in Baghdad and several other cities on Friday, urging the government to deliver on its promised reform package aimed at tackling [...]

BAMN Hosts Tribunal, Talks Ongoing Trial Over Occupy Cal Protests

By Harini Shyamsundar, www.dailycal.org/ -

By Harini Shyamsundar for The Daily Californian - On Monday, the UC Berkeley chapter of BAMN held a public tribunal in Wheeler Hall during which it discussed its ongoing lawsuit regarding the [...]

Peru Declares State Of Emergency Over Mine Protests

By Staff, www.dw.com -

By Staff of Deutsche Welle News - On Monday night local time, Peruvian police clashed with locals protesting the construction of a large copper mine, leaving three dead and 15 injured, including [...]