Category nonviolent action
It takes time
To change the world
Has the climate movement failed?
Author Andreas Malm on the failures of climate activism and the need for escalation.
“The Bible has been used by systems of power to perpetuate all sorts of injustices and persecution since the Christian Church was institutionalized in the third century by Constantine, who was a brutal dictator,” says Hedges.
Stop Line 3 insolidarity with water protectors. Join the weekly vigil and bannering.
All are welcome to all Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance events in Minneapolis./St. Paul, August 5, 6, and 8
Whether in war abroad or war at home, human rights in this day and age so often do not apply, especially for people of color.
Critics say [Governor] Noem is turning the National Guard into a private mercenary force targeting migrants, but the governor’s plans for the National Guard could encompass other activities. “This, to me, is an extension of the fight that’s happening all over Mother Earth, protecting the last beautiful places, protecting the sacred,” Resistance to construction of […]
Has your elected official taken the pledge?
“Lliving in truth in a despotic system is the supreme act of defiance. This truth terrifies those in power.”
Send in 1000 Grandmothers
Advice to parents, teachers, priests, ministers, et al: The young people will be different if you are different. They are moved by example, as I have been.
“We will be marching for these and a dozen other names and attending rallies without end, unless there is a significant and profound change in American life and policy.”
Join Us in putting “THE COLD WAR ON TRIAL”
Civil Disobedience Now! Chris Hedges: Avoid annihilation via fearless nonviolent civil-disobedience.
“Rise of virulent proto-fascist movement which is hardly limited to the United States.”
“Predatory industry hijacked the US regulatory system in 2019, placing ancient food systems and a fifth of the world’s freshwater in imminent danger.”
If changes are to come there are things that must be done…
“Finally, we must recognize that our struggle is global. What the United States government has done to its people by denying them what they need to live a life of dignity is what the United States has imposed upon people around the world…”
“Following are images from my time at the George Floyd Memorial Site and the Prayer Tree on the afternoon of Friday, January 1, 2021. I experienced my time at both of these places as holy, grounding, and renewing.”
Rise Up Times is admittedly and consciously eclectic with a focus on media analysis and antiwar, propeace activities but inclusive of many movements that coalesce and weave in and out of each other.