Category nonviolent action

The CIA’s 60-Year History of Fake News: How the Deep State Corrupted Many American Writers

…but the idea that they drank the Kool-Aid and thought they were saving freedom is the part that I still don’t get.

Chris Hedges: The Enemy Is Not Donald Trump or Steve Bannon—It Is Corporate Power (Video)

After a fierce indictment of what he calls the kleptocracy that rules the United States, Hedges urges organizing “with lightning speed” because this is our “last chance” to do so.

John Laforge | US Citizens To Join Protests Of US Nuclear Weapons Deployed In Germany

The world wants nuclear disarmament

Learning From Civil Resistance Around The World

The power of nonviolent action is built on the strength and capacity of people, as proven by recent protest movements across the globe.

Sarah van Gelder | The Revolution Where You Live: Stories from a 12,000 Mile Journey Through a New America

Discover the Real Revolution Unfolding across America

Common Dreams | RESIST DAY #50: What You Can Do Today

Actions to take, phone calls to make, calendars, and more, made easy by Common Dreams.

Hoda Katebi | A Guide to Resisting Muslim Ban 2.0

We must be vigilant about not allowing ourselves to accept new norms of violence and harm.

Michael Moore | Do These 10 Things, and Trump Will Be Toast

10-POINT ACTION PLAN TO STOP TRUMP

A Crackdown On Our Right To Stand Up

Jordan Kushner: “These are reactionary voices who are out to quash dissent, all directed at Black Lives Matter–-right-wing legislators who are catering to the prejudices of their base.”

Popular Resistance | Protest Is Working and Growing

On appeal, not only did the Ninth Circuit rule 3-0 against Trump, but they also chided him on his lack of understanding of the checks and balances of the Constitution.

Belén Fernández | Zumba-Thons and Other Non-Solutions to Violence Against Women

In continuing to violate nations and people at will, the U.S. could very well qualify as a pandemic in its own right.

Wm. Rivers Pitt | You Are the Conscience of This Nation

Rise. Give them not a moment’s peace.

Chris Hedges | Make America Ungovernable

We will do ourselves a great disservice if we underestimate this regime and where it is going.”

Refugees: Seeing Flight as a Non-violent Option, by Erica Chenoweth and Hakim Young

One Way to Change the Discourse about the World’s 60 Million Refugees

It may only take 3.5% of the population to topple a dictator–with civil resistance by Erica Chenoweth

Nonviolent resistance has empowered the labor movement, closed down or cancelled dozens of nuclear plants, protected farm workers from abuse in California, motivated the recognition of Aids patients as worthy of access to life-saving treatment, protected free speech, put climate reform on the agenda, given reprieve to Dreamers, raised awareness about economic inequality, changed the […]

Kathy Kelly | White Silence Equals Violence: Awaiting A Verdict

Although found guilty, I’ll still act in accordance with my belief that we didn’t act criminally.

Flowers and Zeese | Unite To Change The Status Quo

When a mass movement is united against the power elites it is unstoppable.

The Trump Resistance Plan: Step Two

“It is not in numbers, but in unity, that our great strength lies…”

Evergreene Digest: U.S. Veterans Just Turned Against Donald Trump and It Is Going Viral

In just his third day in office, Donald Trump screwed hundreds of thousands of veterans out of better pay, and thousands more out of potential jobs.

Greenpeace Protestors Climbed a Crane to Hang a ‘Resist’ Banner

Greenpeace hangs Resist banner above the White House.