Tag Archives: nonviolent action

Chris Hedges: “The Rats Revolt” by Ralph Nader

It is only when the elites become afraid of us that there will be any hope of destroying corporate power. Politics, as Nader understands, is a game of fear.

Tim DeChristopher | In the Face of Climate Crisis, Let’s Make 2018 a Year for Realism

“What I know about living is that the pain is never just ours.” Andrea Gibson

Arrests at Rep. Hoyer’s office — pending Yemen War legislation

Senate War Powers resolution on ending unauthorized US support for the war in Yemen – A bipartisan Senate resolution on Yemen will be introduced in mid-January and has a good chance of passing.

John Dear | The Year of “Nonviolence or Non-Existence”

Now, 50 years on, King’s words take on more weight with each passing hour.

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How Donald Trump Will Destroy Capitalism: Chris Hedges Explains (Video)

Totalitarian movements conjure up a lying world of consistency…

Beyond Violence and Nonviolence

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

CLIMATE CHANGE, MILITARISM AND WAR (Video)

The Paris talks signalled an important change in the climate movement as thousands of activists gathered from all over the world to organise global action.

The Nation | Building a New Movement Against Militarism

Opposing war is one component of the multifaceted movement for social justice.

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.

The Trump Resistance Plan: Step Two

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

Juan Cole | In the Age of Trumpian Reaction, is MLK’s Legacy to the 99% being Reversed?

A reactionary is worse than a conservative.

Urging Millions to Rise Up, Trump Foes Issue Call to ‘Resist Fascism’

Millions must rise up in a resistance [to] stop the Trump/Pence regime before it starts!

People Are in the Streets Protesting Donald Trump. But When Does Protest Actually Work?

 Here I offer up 10 established social science insights about unarmed dissent that everyone should know.    Photo: Popular Resistance By Erica Chenoweth  Peaceworker December 18, 2016 The politics of dissent is back in the United States. Since 2011, the country has witnessed the resurgence of popular action — from Occupy Wall Street to Flood […]

Mazin Qumsiyeh | Action in Politics, Israel/Palestine

Senate Passed Anti-Free Speech Bill. It targets
human rights activists, not hatred.

On Contact | Chris Hedges Discusses Restrained Resistance with Bill Ayers (Video)

Chris Hedges discusses building successful non-violent mass movements with Bill Ayers, author of “Demand the Impossible.”

Evergreene Digest: The Left and Right Must Stop the Establishment’s Perpetual War Machine

Now, there’s no meaningful peace movement. Partly as a result of that, we’re not having a serious discussion we should be about foreign policy after the Paris attacks: How U.S. — and Western — foreign policy manifests hatred and all that brings. A Hillary Clinton White House Will Likely Increase the Prospects for Terror in […]

If only… Memorial Day

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▶ Howard Zinn: Have a More Interesting Life

The late historian, who studied injustice and action through the centuries, offers this wonderful insight: Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up Times is also on  Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr. Find us on Twitter at Rise Up Times (@touchpeace).  Click here to help […]

Action at Bangor Naval Base: Defending Social Progress from the Agents of Doom

If you want to see the American people just go join a peace walk and the public will drive right by…. people of all ages, colors, income levels.  The highway is still the one place you can have face-to-face contact with the non-choir. By Bruce Gagnon  Organizing Notes  January 18, 2015 Yesterday [Saturday, January 17, […]