Tag Archives: protest

Janine Jackson | Big Media Need to Fight for the Right to Protest

People who broke no windows and set no fires face up to 10 years in prison and $25,000 in fines.

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 […]

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


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 […]

Mr. Fish | Holiday Punch 2016

To add a bit of glee, rage, tough love and hopefulness to your holiday season. . .

Ann Wright: Dangerous Military Buildup in Asia and Pacific

Wright: The Jeju Island naval base will be the homeport for ships that carry the U.S. Aegis missiles. Many on the island call it a U.S. naval base since it will be a key part of the U.S. “pivot” to Asia and the worldwide U.S. missile defense system. They believe that the naval base will be used as frequently by U.S. warships as by South Korean ships and submarines. With a naval base on Jeju Island, they believe that Jeju Island becomes a target should military hostilities break out in Asia and the Pacific.


▶ Cornel West among protesters arrested in Ferguson (VIDEO)

“It’s a beautiful thing to see people on fire for justice, but I didn’t come here to give a speech,” he said at Sunday’s event. “I came here to go to jail.” RT.com  Published: October 13, 2014 20:13  Edited: October 14, 2014 01:07   To view the video, click the Download video link below. (It […]

▶ Protesters To Bring Longship Into BP-Sponsored British Museum

Campaigners for ethical arts funding will hold “flash-horde” protest to “give BP a Viking funeral” at Viking exhibition sponsored by the oil company. Over 100 people have already pledged to attend the June 15th protest. By Creative Resistance, www.creativeresistance.org  PopularResistance.org  June 5th, 2014 This article is from our associated project, CreativeResistance.org Theatrical protest group the Reclaim Shakespeare Company have announced plans […]

▶ In Rare Protest US Supreme Court Is Disrupted

Protester disrupts the Supreme Court over its Citizens United decision By Al Kamen  February 27th, 2014  www.washingtonpost.com  PopularResistance.org Above: Kai Newkirk in front of the US Supreme Court “Just released from jail after disrupting a Supreme Court session yesterday to raise up the voice of the vast majority of Americans who believe democracy should be […]

Medea Benjamin> How You [and President Obama] Can Close Guantanamo Prison

 “Guantanamo has become a symbol around the world for an America that flouts the rule of law,” President Obama said. With the hunger strike reaching 150 days on  July 6 , the lives of these prisoners—along with our nation’s reputation, hangs in the balance. By Medea Benjamin (about the author)   7/2/2013    opednews.com July 1 marks the first […]

Lawrence Lessig> After the Battle Against SOPA—What’s Next?

After the Battle Against SOPA— What’s Next? by Lawrence Lessig    January 26, 2912   The Nation January 18, 2012 could prove to be an incredibly important day, and not just for copyright policy or the Internet. On that day, two critically important things happened: First, with its 6-2 decision in Golan v. Holder, the Supreme Court […]

Veterans March For Occupy Wall Street — And It’s Like Nothing You’ve Ever Seen Before

Veterans March For Occupy Wall Street — And It’s Like Nothing You’ve Ever Seen Before  Business Insider   November 3, 2011    The march started at the Vietnam Memorial on Water Street. Image: Robert Johnson – Business Insider                   To see the full slide show click here. Robert Johnson & Linette Lopez WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check […]

Video: Joseph Stiglitz Was at Occupy Wall Street and He Looked Like He Was Having a Great Time

Joseph Stiglitz Was at Occupy Wall Street and He Looked Like He Was Having a Great Time Linette Lopez | Oct. 3, 2011, 12:47 PM | Business Insider Economist Joseph Stiglitz was at the Occupy Wall Street protest in Zuccotti Park yesterday. He was joined by New York Times book reviewer a and economics columnist, Jeff Madrick. Here are some highlights: Stiglitz looked surprised […]

Video: Occupy Wall Street Protest Enters Second Week, Democracy Now

Occupy Wall Street Protest Enters Second Week Uploaded by democracynow on Sep 26, 2011 www. DemocracyNow.org – It is day 10 of the “Occupy Wall Street” campaign. On Saturday, more than 80 protesters were arrested as hundreds took part in yet another march to Wall Street. Many of them were committing civil disobedience by walking in the street, […]

An RNC2008 Protest Story, Brandon Darby: How a Radical Leftist Became the FBI’s BFF, by John Harkinson

How a Radical Leftist Became the FBI’s BFF By Josh Harkinson  Mother Jones September/October 2011 Issue To many on the left, Brandon Darby was a hero. To federal agents consumed with busting anarchist terror cells, he was the perfect snitch. FOR A FEW DAYS IN SEPTEMBER 2008, as the Republican Party kicked off its national convention in […]