Groups Challenge New Felony Protest Law

By Steve Hardy, The Advocate. -

Louisiana - Environmentalists and activists arrested for protesting around the Bayou Bridge pipeline have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a state law [...]

Women’s March On The Pentagon: We Refuse To Pay To Protest

By Cindy Sheehan, Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox -

The day before Thanksgiving, Cindy Sheehan, co-coordinator of the recent Women’s March on the Pentagon* (WMOP) was presented with a $540 bill for “police escort” by the Arlington County [...]

Protest War And Racism, In Chicago, On August 25th

By Rich Whitney, -

In calling for this demonstration, the Chicago Committee Against War and Racism declares that in many respects we are confronting worse evils today than we were 50 years ago — but we are still [...]

We Must Be Strategic To Win Social Change

By Rivera Sun, Popular Resistance -

We have more power than we think. But we’ve got to go beyond the “protest-petition-call officials-vote” routine. Think outside that box, and you’ll find a world of creative solutions and [...]

Adani Activists Stop Coal Train Before Being Arrested

By Andrew Backhouse, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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 [...]