Category nonviolent action

Kayaktivist Action at Pentagon (Video)

A flotilla of Kayaktivists launch a banner protest at the Pentagon. They are drawing attention to the worlds largest institutional consumer of petroleum, the worlds largest institutional polluter, and the U.S. largest consumer of money and natural resources. They advocate for the reallocation of budget for peaceful renewable investment. Part of the WorldBeyondWar.org conference on […]

No, Antifa, This is Not the 1930s and We Don’t Need to Punch a Nazi

Divided, we cannot effectively confront the ruling classes, and they know it.

The Anti-Capitalist Politics Of Antifa

Destroying structures for collective organization is the first step on the road towards fascism.

George Lakey | A Manual for a New Era of Direct Action

Contains valuable information and links to information about organizing in these Trumpian times.

Chris Hedges Responds to Criticism of ‘Antifa’ Column

…when they [antifa] carry out these tactics, they actually squander their moral authority

Aviva Chomsky | How (Not) to Challenge Racist Violence

Rather than organizing for change, individuals seek to enact a statement about their own righteousness.

Chomsky: Antifa, Bringing Violence and Playing into the Alt-Right’s Hands

Certain Antifa members have been caught on video harassing minorities, whom they have labeled “fascists” just for disagreeing with them.

Don’t feed the trolls — how to combat the alt-right

In a battle for morals, imagery and messaging is everything. If we lose the PR battle, even if we are ultimately on the right side of justice, we may give the alt-right ammunition they desperately need.

No More War (Music Video) and Action, North Korea

With Trump ramping up threats against North Korea, we need to take action to abolish war and urge diplomacy now more than ever! An event  happened in DC here.  You can organize a vigil in your own area. We have flyers and sign-up sheets to download here. Let’s flood the White House with calls between 9 am to 4 pm […]

Sara Olson | Apartheid for Palestinians

American aid is predicated on the supposed shared values between the United States and Israel. What are these values? Mutual disdain for Islam? Hatred and demonization of Iran? Establishment of a state religion…

Outlawing War – Let St. Paul Know About the Kellogg-Briand Pact

GEOGRAPHY OF THE HEART By Steve Mckeown  Veterans for Peace Newsletter  Summer 2017 On August 5th, come join us at the St. Paul Farmers Market from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. to hand out leaflets to let people know about this street named after the only person from Minnesota to ever win the Nobel Peace Prize, […]

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 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,”

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.

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.

THE FUGS – “Exorcism of the White House” (2017 Videos)

OUT DEMONS OUT!!! In 1967, one of America’s most original bands, The Fugs, went to Washington D.C. on a mission to levitate the Pentagon and exorcise the evil war-mongers who were expanding the Vietnam War. NOW – 50 years later, The Fugs (Ed Sanders, Scott Petito, Steve Taylor and Coby Batty) have returned to save […]

Beyond Violence and Nonviolence

The argument over violence and nonviolence — one of the oldest and most divisive on the left — is back.

Hate Crimes, Resistance, and Revolutionaries: Stories by Chris Hedges (Videos)

Chris Hedges on religious extremism and hate crimes, resistance to fascism, and true revolutionaries.

The Intercept: Standing Rock documents expose inner workings of “surveillance-industrial complex”

Surveillance Reports Paint Protesters as Desperate and Deviant

In an unprecedented court escalation, Trump protesters could be facing decades in prison for Inauguration demonstrations

The American Civil Liberties Union has called these new laws “unconstitutional,” vowing to “fight in statehouses against any bill that violates the First Amendment.”