Five days of direct action and civil disobedience are planned this week to denounce “broken promises” and demand ambitious action against the planetary threat.
Nathan Williams: Experiencing Firsthand Failures of UN Climate Politics, I Realized Civil Disobedience Only Route Left
We exist in the midst of planetary tragedy. A tragedy that demands we face the truth and ask the hardest questions about how we now must live.
The British-based group Extinction Rebellion has called for nonviolent acts of civil disobedience on April 15 in capitals around the world to reverse our “one-way track to extinction.”
African American veterans returned home from World War I eager to continue the fight for freedom at home. Many black soldiers returned from the war with a newfound determination to … Continue reading →
If you see police choking someone to death – such as Eric Garner, the 43-year-old black horticulturalist wrestled down on the streets of New York City in 2014 – you … Continue reading →
. Arguing that “we have no choice but to move forward” and that “those of us who believe in democracy and civil rights and a common humanity have a better … Continue reading →
. This performance was part of “The People Speak, Live!” at the Metro in Chicago, on January 31, 2012, produced by Voices of a People’s History in collaboration with Louder … Continue reading →
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We are being inundated by media and government condemnation of the “violence” committed in Ferguson in response to the Grand Jury’s failure to indict Darren Wilson for murdering Michael Brown. … Continue reading →
‘Climate change is one of the gravest crises our planet has ever faced,’ said Bristol County DA Sam Sutter. ‘In my humble opinion, the political leadership on this issue has … Continue reading →