Greenpeace Protesters Arrested After Hanging From Bridge; Shuting Down Section Of Houston Ship Channel

By Staff, -

Nearly a dozen Greenpeace protesters were arrested after hanging from the Fred Hartman bridge in Houston and forcing the closure of part of the Houston Ship Channel Thursday while taking on [...]

6 Arrests At People’s Park As Police Swoop In To Let UC Berkeley Resume Tree Cutting

By Frances Dinkelspiel, -

UC Berkeley police and officers from other campuses swooped down on People’s Park early this morning to oust a small encampment that had been set up to stop the cutting of trees at the park. Six [...]

‘We Gonna Rise Up, Rise Up ’Til It’s Won!:’ 140+ Arrested At Pelosi And Hoyer Offices As Youth-Led Protests Demand Green New Deal On Capitol Hill

By Julia Conley, -

Before presumptive House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) even appeared at her office to hear from young Americans who had traveled from all over the country to urge her to back a Green New Deal, [...]

US Arrests 32 At San Diego Border Demonstration

By Gregory Bull, -

U.S. authorities arrested 32 people at a demonstration Monday that was organized by a Quaker group on the border with Mexico, authorities said. Demonstrators were calling for an end to detaining [...]

Forcible Arrest Of Water Protectors At Illegal Pipeline Construction Site In Louisiana

By Emma Fiala, -

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) is the same company responsible for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), which was met with significant resistance from the local indigenous population in North [...]

Despite Jail Time For Protester, Pipeline Protests And Arrests Continue In Burnaby

By Jen St. Denis, -

VANCOUVER—Following the sentencing of a 70-year-old woman to a seven-day jail term, protesters continued to show their opposition to a plan to expand the existing Trans Mountain pipeline. On [...]

“Stop The War! Feed The Poor!”: March By Poor People’s Campaign Ends With Arrests In DC

By Jessica Corbett, -

Organized by Rev. Drs. William Barber and Liz Theoharis, the movement takes inspiration from a campaign of the same name launched 50 years ago by Martin Luther King, Jr. Through a series of [...]

More Acquittals, Dropped Charges In Inauguration Protesters’ Trials

By John Zangas, -

Washington, DC–A defendant in the Inauguration Day protest trials was found not guilty by jury trial on Monday. Casey Webber was acquitted of all felony and misdemeanor charges against him [...]

Three Mountain Valley Pipeline Protesters Arrested In Monroe

By Charlie Boothe, -

LINDSIDE — Three Massachusetts residents were arrested Monday morning after attaching themselves to equipment to stage a work stoppage on the construction site of a natural gas pipeline road [...]

Louisiana Residents Arrested For Delivering Judge’s Orders To Stop Bayou Bridge Construction

By Staff, -

(St. James) Twenty Water Protectors brought construction of the Bayou Bridge pipeline to a halt this morning in St. James Parish, an area where the pipeline company is currently under a judge’s [...]

Bayou Bridge Protesters Arrested As Louisiana Advances Bill Toughening Penalties For Pipeline Protests

By Julie Dermansky, -

On Thursday, April 5, opponents of the Bayou Bridge pipeline attempted to shut down its construction by blocking an industrial supply company’s facility in Iowa, Louisiana, just outside of Lake [...]

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Protests Continue In B.C. With 172 Arrests Over Past Week

By Staff, -

BURNABY, B.C.—Dozens of Indigenous youth and other demonstrators gathered at Kinder Morgan’s Burnaby Terminal on Saturday, in the latest in a string of protests this past week against the [...]

Kinder Morgan Sit-In Protest To Stop Pipeline Leads To Arrests

By Jake Johnson, -

"Kinder Morgan and Justin Trudeau picked a fight with the wrong group of people." Building on the massive march against the expansion of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline that brought [...]

5 Mothers Arrested At Maryland Statehouse Demanding Governor Take Action On Potomac Pipeline

By Anne Meador, -

Five women blocked the doors of the Maryland Statehouse in Annapolis on Wednesday, demanding that Gov. Larry Hogan take immediate action to prevent construction of a gas pipeline and drilling [...]

Arrested To Show Senator Collins What We Think Of Tax Bill

By Jim Betts, Sarah Bigney, Tina Marie Davidson, Erin Oberson, and Nick Paquet -

Last week, in the midst of congressional debate on the Republicans’ disastrous tax plan, we went to Senator Susan Collins’ office in Bangor to join the discussion and talk about how the bill will [...]