What To Make Of Iran’s Demonstrations

By Mazda Majidi, Liberationnews.org -

Starting Dec. 28, 2017, Iran has witnessed anti-government protests in several cities and towns. The character and the demands of the demonstrations have varied greatly and seem to have already [...]

Slap This! New Yorkers Rally In Support Of Ahed Tamimi

By Jesse Rubin, Indypendent.org -

During rush hour Friday, more than 100 people gathered under the hallowed arches of Grand Central Terminal’s Main Concourse to protest the detention and likely conviction of 16-year-old [...]

Why Bother (Or Why I Froze My Ass Off Outside The FCC)

By Staff, artkillingapathy.com -

I’m tired. I’m uncomfortable. My ass is numb and my nose is running. I could go home. Unlike the hundreds of thousands of Americans who live outside on subzero nights like this; the literal [...]

Demonstrations Show Solidarity With Puerto Rico, Protest Trump

By Staff, www.answercoalition.org -

By Staff of Answer Coalition - The Trump administration's criminally insufficient response to the crisis in Puerto Rico following Hurricanes Irma and Maria has caused huge suffering. Below are [...]

Tacoma Residents And Indigenous Communities Unite To Oppose LNG Plant

By Brandon Jordan, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Brandon Jordan for Waging Nonviolence - Around 250 people, mostly women, carried banners and sang with drummers while marching through the streets of Tacoma, Washington, on Tuesday. Led by [...]

‘No New Power Plant’ Dominates Ancients And Horribles Parade

By Steve Ahlquist, www.rifuture.org -

By Steve Ahlquist for RI Future - For the second year in a row a float with the theme of opposing Invenergy‘s proposed $1 billion fracked gas and diesel oil burning power plant has taken first [...]

NC Demonstrators Rally For ‘Independence’ From Fossil Fuels

By Darren Botelho, www.wlos.com -

By Darren Botelho for ABC News 13 - ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — A protest against Duke Energy brought dozens of demonstrators to Lake Julian on Tuesday. They called for independence from fossil [...]

Fight Toxic Prison 2017 Convergence Ends With #CloseCarswell Demo

By Staff, www.fighttoxicprisons.wordpress.com -

By Staff of The Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons - After 3 days of networking, movement building and organizing at the Fight Toxic Prisons (FTP) Convergence in Denton, TX, approximately 50 [...]

Activists Hang ‘Refugees Welcome’ Banner From Statue Of Liberty

By Nadia Prupis, www.mintpressnews.com -

By Nadia Prupis for Mint Press News - (REPORT) — Activists scaled the base of the Statue of Liberty on Tuesday to unfurl a massive banner reading “Refugees Welcome” across the observation deck. [...]

Echoes Of Vietnam-Era Protests In Today’s Demonstrations

By Tom Hayden, www.washingtonpost.com -

By Tom Hayden for Washington Post - The protesters who recently flooded the country’s airports, in response to President Trump’s ban on refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim [...]

Greenpeace Drops ‘Resist’ Banner Within View Of White House

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - Washington, DC—The first sight President Donald Trump and top aides may have seen Wednesday morning was a giant banner waving in the sky reading, “RESIST.” The [...]

The Nature Of Mass Demonstrations

By John Berger, www.counterpunch.org -

By John Berger for Counter Punch - Seventy years ago (on 6 May 1898) there was a massive demonstration of workers, men and women, in the centre of Milan. The events which led up to it involve too [...]

The Nature Of Mass Demonstrations

By Staff, www.redwedgemagazine.com -

By Red Wedge Magazine. John Berger is dead. There are very few people who, when they pass on, leave you at such a loss for words. Mostly because there are so few as versatile and prodigious as he [...]

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors Among Those Arrested

By Kirsten West Savali, www.theroot.com -

By Kirsten West Savali for The Root - As previously reported by The Root, Snell was fatally shot by an LAPD officer Saturday on the same block on which he lived: LAPD officers say the incident [...]

Activists Project Black Bodies On The Facades Of ‘Racist’ Institutions

By Zeba Blay, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Zeba Blay for The Huffington Post - On the evening of Sept. 1, something unusual took place in the Jamaica Plain section of Boston, Massachusetts. Huge projections appeared on the sides of the [...]

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