When Will The Contented Classes Rise Up In Rebellion?

By Ralph Nader, Commondreams.org -

When will the people who recognize just how bad things have become for the most vulnerable—and the nation at large—unfurl the flag of rebellion against the plutocrats and the autocrats? For all [...]

Extinction Rebellion

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

There is one desperate chance left to thwart the impending ecocide and extinction of the human species. We must, in wave after wave, carry out nonviolent acts of civil disobedience to shut down [...]

Beyond The 2020 Electoral Circus, A Workers Rebellion Is Brewing

By Paul Street, Truthdig.com -

Let’s be brutally honest and unsentimental: There are few, if any, serious prospects for attaining the transformative change we need through the current United States elections and party system. [...]

The Silver Bullet To Stop The Corporate State Pillage

By Lee Camp, Truthdig.com -

Every year a certain number of our soldiers decide they’d rather not be involved in shooting people they don’t know so that ExxonMobil can have more oil or Lockheed Martin can make more cash or [...]

Teacher Rebellion: Class Dismissed

By Steve Fraser, Tomdispatch.com -

Are teachers professionals, proletarians, or both? One symptom of our pathological denial of class realities is that we are accustomed to thinking of teachers as “middle class.” Certainly, their [...]

Photos Show Aftermath Of Lethal South Carolina Prison Brawl That Left Seven Dead

By Steve Horn, Prisonlegalnews.org -

Photos obtained by Prison Legal News appear to reveal the bloody aftermath of a riot that occurred at the Lee Correctional Institution in South Carolina around 7:15 p.m. on April 15. The [...]

Joining Nationwide Teacher Rebellion, Tens Of Thousands Rally For Education In Oklahoma

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

The $50 million in school funding that was included in a bill last week "will buy less than one textbook per student," said the head of the state teacher's union. A weeks-long mobilization in [...]

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 [...]

More Than 80 Arrested As Riot Police Break Up St. Louis Protest Over Officer’s Acquittal

By Valerie Volcovici and Kenny Bahr, www.aol.com -

By Valerie Volcovici and Kenny Bahr for Reuters - T. LOUIS (Reuters) - More than 80 people were arrested on Sunday night as protests in St Louis over the acquittal of a white policeman who had [...]

50th Anniversary Of Detroit Rebellion: Celebration But Still White Supremacy

By Frank Joyce, www.alternet.org -

By Frank Joyce for AlterNet - The normal pattern in our culture is to manufacture amnesia about past unpleasantries such as slavery, Native American genocide, the Vietnam war, and other assaults [...]

The Political Philosophy Of Vision And Rebellion

By Matthew Vernon Whalan, www.counterpunch.org -

By Matthew Vernon Whalan for Counter Punch - The extreme shift to the right in American politics probably started most rapidly under Reagan, and has only increased under democratic and republican [...]

The Faltered Dreams Of Two Baltimore Rebellions

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, www.inequality.org -

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad for Inequality - Forty-seven years later, Baltimore has become an industrial city in a post-industrial world, one of the many American cities that have erupted in [...]

3,000% Increase In Mentor Volunteers After Baltimore Riots

By John Vibes, www.trueactivist.com -

Baltimore, there was a 3,000 percent increase in volunteers to mentor disadvantaged children in the city. A very small percentage of the protesters were causing damage, and among them were [...]

On Being A Rebel

By Sam Smith, www.prorevnews.blogspot.com -

The words revolution and rebellion attract unjust opprobrium. After all, much of what we identify as peculiarly American is ours by grace of our predecessors' willingness to revolt in the most [...]

Protests, Democracy, And Kinship Organizations In China

By Macabe Keliher and Hsin-Chao Wu, www.possible-futures.org -

In the spring of 1992, Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping toured southern China. This was the trip that furthered the opening of China’s state-run economy, and in which Deng made the famous speech [...]