At The Local And State Level, New Campaign Aims To Generate National Support For UN Treaty To Ban Nuclear Weapons

By Jon Queally, -

The newly-launched 'Treaty Compliance Campaign' is targeted at gaining national support for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which was adopted by 122 nations at the United [...]

8 Lessons For Today’s Youth-Led Movements From A Decade Of Youth Climate Organizing

By Nick Engelfried, -

On March 24, I stood in the rain in front of City Hall in Bellingham, Washington with some 3,000 people for the local March for Our Lives demonstration. It was one of 800 similar events happening [...]

The Historic Korean Peace Declaration Was Made Possible By Social Movements, Not Trump

By Sarah Lazare, -

President Donald Trump—who has previously threatened the entire Korean peninsula with nuclear annihilation—now appears to be claiming credit for a historic step towards military de-escalation [...]

Popular Resistance School

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

The Popular Resistance School will provide political education to help you understand the moment in which we live and how to challenge the power structure effectively. This web-based school will [...]

Final Declaration Of The 2018 Peoples’ Summit In Lima, Peru

By Staff, -

We, the representatives of social and popular organizations of Peru, Latin America and the Caribbean, have met in Lima / Peru from April 10 to 14, 2018 to discuss the political, social and [...]

The Souls Of Poor Folk

By Staff, -

The Souls of Poor Folk is an assessment of the conditions today and trends of the past 50 years in the United States. In 1967 and 1968, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., alongside a multiracial [...]

Crack FERC Open

By Staff, -

BXE is planning a three-day sharing/training, art-build and action from June 23-25, beginning the morning of Saturday, June 23rd. Will you join us? Our communities and our planet are in desperate [...]

A Moral Agenda Based On Fundamental Rights

By Staff, -

Since 2010, 23 states have passed racist voter suppression laws, including racist gerrymandering and redistricting, laws that make it harder to register, reduced early voting days and hours, [...]

Come Out For #SpringAgainstWar, April 14-15, Everywhere

By Marc Eliot Stein, -

A coalition of peace and social justice groups is calling for a set of major protest actions on the weekend of April 14 and 15, everywhere from large cities like New York, Oakland, Washington DC, [...]

Popular Fronts Foresee Events In Favor Of Lula Until May 1

Social movements call for various acts in support of the Brazilian ex-president that will be taking place throughout the country until next May 1. The Popular Brazil and People Without Fear [...]

Justice Action Bulletin: Holy Week Protests Include Desert Walk, Arrests

By Maria Benevento, -

WASHINGTON — A group of about 25, including students from Loras College in Iowa and members of Baltimore's Jonah House and the Atlantic Life Community, participated in a Faith and Resistance [...]

The Largest Protests In US History Are Happening Now

By Heather Dockray, -

Though final count is still being tabulated, researchers Erica Chenoweth and Jeremy Pressman of the Crowd Counting Consortium estimate that over 1.25 million people across the United States [...]

How To Build A Progressive Movement In A Polarized Country

By George Lakey, -

Whether it’s assault rifles, racial justice, immigration or fossil fuels, the country is rocked by conflicting narratives and rising passions. In a recent national poll, 70 percent of Americans [...]

Pipeline CEOs Lament Anti-Oil Movement Slowing Pipeline Construction

By James Osborne, -

For more than a century oil and gas pipelines were built beneath the United States with nary any notice from the public. But pipelines executives lamented Wednesday that since the rise of the [...]

Anti-Protest Legislation: Implications For Social Movements

By Staff, -

Since the end of 2016, nearly 60 bills have been proposed in state legislatures which limit the right to protest or remove liability for harm caused to protesters. This wave of anti-protest [...]