Category Activism

Profit vs. Water: Copper-Nickel Mining in Minnesota

We citizens hold the Commons as constitutional rights; natural rights endowed to us and to future generations. This is the social contract between people and government. Without the public trust, government is useless—or worse, an enabler.

Josh Rubner | Boycott Israel, Go to Jail? (Video/Transcript)

What his bill does in essence, in addition to criminalizing BDS in this country, is trying to legitimize the existence of Israeli settlements.

‘There’s an Effort Around the Country to Curtail People’s Fundamental 1st Amendment Rights’

But when people do go into the street and are arrested, what then? When they put their bodies on the line and the state creates a new law to criminalize that resistance, what then?

Daniel Berrigan: Parable of the Hole, read by Coleen Rowley and Bill Habedank, Peacestock (Video)

The Hole in the Ground: A Parable for Peacemakers is a compelling account of the drain of the arms race on human and material resources and the complicity of corporations and the American community in supporting the death trade. In the face of despair, Daniel Berrigan asks us to choose life, to choose for our […]

The Cost of War: Jack Nelson Pallmeyer at Peacestock (Video)

Militarism as religion in America, permanent war state, and non-military solutions.

RISE UP TIMES | People Powered Media

Rise Up Times, People Powered Media

The Great Correction – Eliza Gilkyson (Music Video)

Thanks, once again, for your musical commentary about our bewildering world; your heartfelt lyrics, simple strong guitar work–support for us resisters. (A viewer comment on the video page)

The NRA is Playing a Deadly Game in Labeling the Left as Violent

For every incident Stinchfield cited to make the case that the left is violent, there are examples of the right being just as violent, if not more so.

Chris Hedges and Noam Chomsky: Requiem for the American Dream, Part 2 (Video)

Wealth, power, and the American Dream

JULY 12TH: INTERNET-WIDE DAY OF ACTION TO SAVE NET NEUTRALITY

The Internet has thrived precisely because of net neutrality. It’s what makes it so vibrant and innovative—a place for creativity, free expression, and exchange of ideas.

On Violent and Nonviolent Activism, the Media, Philando, and the G20

The local news painted the cops as the good guys who prevented violence, whereas Unicorn Riot, an alternative media source that live-streamed the blocking of 94, which I watched, commented that not even a water bottle had been thrown

The Trump-Putin Meeting and the Fate of the Earth by Norman Solomon

“Recent scientific studies have found that a war fought with the deployed U.S. and Russian nuclear arsenals would leave Earth virtually uninhabitable,”

Color Revolution Comes Home?

The whole system is guilty.

DN! | Bernie Sanders on Resisting Trump, Why the Democratic Party is an “Absolute Failure” & More

Bernie Sanders outlines the current victories, the struggle ahead, what the future can bring.

Celebrating July 4th in the Trump Years: Make it Inter-Dependence Day to Challenge the Ideology of Right Wing Ultra-Nationalism 

The truth is, though, that much of what we love about America was created by ordinary citizens.

How Donald Trump Will Destroy Capitalism: Chris Hedges Explains (Video)

Totalitarian movements conjure up a lying world of consistency…

Victories against Trump are mounting. Here’s how we deal the final blow by Rebecca Solnit

Civil society awoken and arisen is a power adequate to counter the power of an increasingly isolated, confused, frightened and bumbling administration.

Kathy Kelly | “Would you like a drink of water?” Please Ask a Yemeni Child.

“Disarm and live.”
This world in arms is not spending money alone.

DN! “Philando Can Be Any of Us”: Black Lives Matter Protests Acquittal of Officer in Minnesota Killing

When the justice system does not work. Police accountability.

David Swanson | Untrump the World — It Won’t Self-Impeach

Power concedes nothing without a demand, said Frederick Douglass.