Tag Archives: Boston Tea Party

Dissent Is Being Criminalized Right Under Our Noses, by Michael Siegal

Under this definition, the Boston Tea Party itself was a terrorist act: “Property damage, with the intent to influence a government policy.”

Frieda Berrigan | Why Tax Resistance Under Trump Needs Its Antiwar Edge

Tax resistance — in all its forms — does matter.

Rivera Sun | The Nonviolent History of American Independence

“A history of military operations . . . is not a history of the American Revolution.” —John Adams

Ryan Shapiro: Is Freeing a Duck Terrorism?

Nonviolent Civil Disobedience is a great American tradition. Editor’s Note:  It is not only environmental activists who are being charged with being “terrorists.”  All over the country—at the Republican National Convention in 2008, during the Occupy movement, and ongoing—activists who are arrested in acts of civil disobedience for dissent from animal rights, antiwar and antidrone […]