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People who broke no windows and set no fires face up to 10 years in prison and $25,000 in fines.
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 […]
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 […]
To add a bit of glee, rage, tough love and hopefulness to your holiday season. . .
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.
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]