Category nonviolent action

Stop Endless War • Build for Peace! • Memorial Day in D.C. | Veterans for Peace

Stop Endless War • Build for Peace! • Memorial Day in D.C. By Veterans for Peace Stop Endless War • Build for Peace! “War is a racket: A few profit, the many pay!”– Major General Smedley Butler, USMC May 29 and 30, 2017  Washington DC May 29, 2017:  Letters to the Vietnam Memorial Wall • […]

Small Acts Transform the World

To transform: to change in nature, disposition, heart, character… change greatly the appearance or form of

Join us at Sen. Klobuchar’s Mpls office to Say NO to Escalation of U.S. Endless Wars

Minnesota: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 4:30 to 5:30   Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/199910597177653/ To learn more about Rise Up Times and support Media for the People! with a donation click here. No Peace! No Justice!  Please share this post.

The Revolution Televised: Episode 1 – Awakening of a Generation (Video)

Capturing the birth of the political revolution that arose from the ashes of democracy, in the wake of the controversy surrounding the 2016 Democratic Primary. Featuring Bernie Sanders, Jill Stein, Tim Black, Dr. Cornell West, and many more in episodes to follow. Write Brain Studio’s The Revolution Televised; Narrated by Viggo Mortensen Episode 1: Awakening […]

Steve Clemens | John Heid in the Courtroom

“White Silence Equals Violence”

U.N. Experts: Americans’ Right to Protest Is in Danger Under Trump

In Minnesota, following the police shooting death of Philando Castile, protests caused part of a highway to shut down. …Minnesota legislators drafted bills that would punish highway protestors with heavy fines and prison time and would make protesters liable for the policing costs of an entire protest if they individually were convicted of unlawful assembly […]

Jon Else | Not Your Grandma’s Civil Rights Strategy: Whose Streets? (Then and Now)

What mechanisms will remain for the activists to activate?

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.”