Pipeline Outrage Is A Human Issue, Not A Political Issue

By Norah Vawter, Otherwords.org -

The fight against pipelines can unite progressives and libertarians, city folk and country folk. I almost cried at a press conference, watching a mother and her grown daughter explain the [...]

North Carolina Teachers Just Closed Schools With A Massive Protest

By Dave Jamieson, Huffingtonpost.com -

Thousands of North Carolina teachers poured into downtown Raleigh and marched to the state’s General Assembly on Wednesday morning in the latest in a series of red-state public school teacher [...]

Demand An Overhaul Of The FERC Pipeline Review Process—Submit Comments For FERC Reform!

By Delaware River Keeper, Go.pardot.com -

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) operates as a rubber stamp on the pipeline infrastructure projects that come before it for review, with FERC approval being a foregone conclusion [...]

Guatemalans Protest President Morales After Murder Of Social Leader

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

Guatemalans are yet again protesting President Jimmy Morales, demanding his resignation and justice for social leaders that have been murdered or arrested in the past months. Luis Arturo [...]

Gaza Protests: 58 Palestinians Killed and More Than 2,700 Injured

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

At least 52 Palestinians were killed on Monday in Gaza and more than 2400 others wounded as the Israeli army fired live ammunition, tear gas and firebombs at protesters assembled along several [...]

Massive Cookout Thrown In Park Where Cops Were Called On Black Family BBQ

By Nina Golgowski, Huffingtonpost.com -

The celebration followed an April 29 incident in which a woman ordered a black family grilling along the waterfront to pack up and leave because their charcoal grill was in a grilling area where [...]

Israeli Protesters Rally Against US Embassy Move To Jerusalem

By Staff, Timesofisrael.com -

At least a hundred Israelis marched through downtown Jerusalem Saturday night to protest what they described as politically volatile moves next week that would increase tensions with [...]

At Dominion Shareholder Meeting, Pipeline Opponents Address CEO Directly In What’s Become An Annual Airing Of Grievances

By Ned Oliver, Richmond.com -

Opponents of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have organized dozens of meetings, protests and marches in an effort to stop the project since it was announced in 2014. But there’s just one time a year [...]

Protests And Politics 50 Years On From Student Uprising

By Ricardo Abdahllah, Aljazeera.com  -

Fifty years since the May 1968 student uprising, Al Jazeera explores the movement's legacy for protesters today. French police cracked down on violent protests in Paris, echoing scenes that [...]

Man Led Away In Handcuffs After Protest Outside Duke Energy CEO’s Home

By Staff, Wsoctv.com -

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - One person was arrested after a handful of protesters set up a makeshift fracking tower outside the south Charlotte home of Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good Wednesday morning. About [...]

May 10th-14th: Take Action In DC To Stand In Solidarity With J20 Defendants

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

On December 21st, a jury returned a not-guilty verdict on all charges for the first six defendants in the J20 case. Subsequently, on January 19th, 2018, the prosecution dropped charges against [...]

Chiefs From 133 First Nations Join Fight Against Kinder Morgan Pipeline And Oilsands Expansion

By Carl Meyer, Nationalobserver.com -

The organization representing First Nations in Ontario has joined a nationwide treaty alliance calling for a ban on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and other fossil fuel projects. The [...]

We Are Living Through A Golden Age Of Protest

By LA Kauffman, Theguardian.com -

We are in an extraordinary era of protest. Over the course of the first 15 months of the 45th presidency, more people have joined demonstrations than at any other time in American history. Take a [...]

Protest Leader Nikol Pashinian Elected Prime Minister Of Armenia

By Margarita Antidze and Hasmik Mkrtchyan, Huffingtonpost.com -

YEREVAN (Reuters) - Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan was elected as Armenia’s new prime minister on Tuesday, capping a peaceful revolution driven by weeks of mass protests against corruption and [...]

Woman, Daughter Who Protested In Trees On Planned Pipeline Land Come Down

By Staff, Wsls.com -

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. - After more than a month sitting in trees protesting the Mountain Valley pipeline, Theresa "Red" Terry and her daughter, Minor, finally came down Saturday. It happened a day [...]