Protest & Political Activity Increases In Trump Era

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

People have noted that the last year has seen an escalation of protest activity in the United States. Many of these protests are generated by opposition to Donald Trump, e.g. protests against [...]

Marching Forward Women, Resistance And Counter-Power

Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres, Medha Patkar and Nonhle Mbuthuma, Longreads.tni.org -

If we learnt anything in 2017 in the aftermath of Trump’s election shock, it was that the face of resistance to today’s autocrats would be that of a woman. Women were the first to take to the [...]

14th Annual Dakota Prayer Ride And Water Walk And Run

By Julian Boucher -

December 9th, members of the International Indigenous Youth Council (IIYC) and supporting runners will commence the 14th Dakota Prayer Ride— including a Water Walk & Run this year. Our spiritual [...]

Co-directors Of Popular Resistance On The New Phase

By Staff, www.popularresistance.org -

Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, co-directors of Popular Resistance, describe the next phase for Popular Resistance and how it fits into the current political environment. In addition to a new [...]

Meet Some Of The People Behind Popular Resistance

By Popular Resistance, www.PopularResistance.org -

Popular Resistance is more than a daily movement news website. It is a reflection of many people - some are behind the scenes making the website function or organizing campaigns, others are [...]

‘Protest Matters’ Museum Shows What Resistance Looks Like

By John Zangas, dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DCMG - Washington, DC–A free exhibit called “Protest Matters” was organized by a local anthropologist to showcase items used at protests and how they promote change for public [...]

The Cost Of Resistance

By Chris Hedges, truthdig.com -

By Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - Resistance entails suffering. It requires self-sacrifice. It accepts that we may be destroyed. It is not rational. It is not about the pursuit of happiness. It is [...]

Straight Line Logic: Never Underestimate The Power Of A Question

By James Howard Kunstler, www.kunstler.com -

By James Howard Kunstler for Clusterfuck Nation - Entropy never sleeps. It works remorselessly to transform things of value into useless, dissipated waste and heat. Complexity stokes it [...]

What Is ‘The Resistance’ Anyway?

By Danny Haiphong, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Danny Haiphong for Black Agenda Report. The 2017 Left Forum made "resistance" the central theme of the annual gathering of left thinkers, activists, and organizers. The term has become [...]

Trump Will Use Every Weapon To Stamp Out Grassroots Resistance

By Douglas Williams, www.theguardian.com -

By Douglas Williams for The Guardian - Pundits say Donald Trump is “undermining democracy”. But their concern is often just about elite institutions: the media, the judiciary, the electoral [...]

From Resisting Trump To What?

By Les Leopold, www.commondreams.org -

By Les Leopold for Common Dreams - Resistance is breaking out all over: the women’s marches, the immigration airport protests and the defiant Sally Yates, the State Department mass dissents, the [...]

Civil Servants Unofficial Twitter Resistance

By Nancy Scola, www.politico.com -

By Nancy Scola for Politico - Trump has yet to tweet a response to all the needling. But his team may be realizing months too late that it’s up against a foe it didn’t reckon with. Donald Trump [...]

Don’t Shame The First Steps Of A Resistance

By Staff, www.socialistworker.org -

By Staff of Socialist Worker - THE UNITED States has just experienced a corporate hijacking. If Trump's inaugural speech did not alert you to the fact that they intend to come after all of us, [...]

Liam Barrington-Bush: Solidarity Ecosystems

By Staff, www.zcomm.org -

By Staff of Z Communications Daily Commentary - At first glance it is a factory: heavy machinery, crates, palettes, industrial barrels and men doing manual labor. Little catches the eye, except [...]

For US Inauguration, Writers Plan Resistance Events Worldwide

By John K. Wilson, www.truth-out.org -

By John K. Wilson for Truthout - The events will feature a wide array of writers ranging from Syrian exile (and Chicago cab driver) Osama Alomar to former US Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. On the [...]

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