Tag Archives: Standing Rock

Chris Hedges | Only Nonviolent Resistance Will Destroy Corporate State

“We’re at that point where Mother Earth is crying out for a revolution. Mother Earth is crying out for a new direction.”

Learning to Live in the Dark: Reading Arendt in the Time of Climate Change

Totalitarianism is. . . a system in which human beings, both as individuals and distinct groups, become surplus, unnecessary, and unwanted, cease to have any intrinsic value as human beings — are dehumanized.

War and the Environment | No War 2017: David Swanson, Jill Stein, Tim DeChristopher, Conference Opening (Video)

First in a series of videos that Rise Up Times is posting from the No War 2017: War and the Environment   Just following the International Day of Peace, and in the tradition of No War 2016: Real Security Without Terrorism, and the best speech any U.S. president ever gave, this year’s conference focused on activism, including activist […]

The Great Correction – Eliza Gilkyson (Music Video)

Thanks, once again, for your musical commentary about our bewildering world; your heartfelt lyrics, simple strong guitar work–support for us resisters. (A viewer comment on the video page)

Lessons on Political Culture and Consciousness From Struggles of the Global South

Some complain that the Women’s March lacked direction, but more limiting was its lack of shared experiences and knowledge that could rationalize a political objective.

The Intercept: Standing Rock documents expose inner workings of “surveillance-industrial complex”

Surveillance Reports Paint Protesters as Desperate and Deviant

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.

Standing Rock by Paul Lojeski

Standing Rock Once more, the living dead have risen to steal the beaten, bloody land, to plunder history, to despoil the one true mother for coins and capital, for power’s poisoned love. So, yet again, tribes have gathered as ancestors had when the criminals first came to murder and plunder, to stand against the storm, […]

Chris Hedges | Make America Ungovernable

We will do ourselves a great disservice if we underestimate this regime and where it is going.”

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 […]

Protest Policing in Trump’s America: Notes for J20 and Beyond

Students in the course are taught three tiered levels of response: crowd management, crowd intervention, and crowd control.

DN! Noam Chomsky on Trump and Survival and in Conversation with Harry Belafonte

“Where resides the rebel heart?” Without the rebellious heart, without people who understand that there’s no sacrifice we can make that is too great…

Danny Haiphong | A Lesson from Standing Rock

Let the movement against the Dakota Access pipeline be a useful lesson to the the incapacitated US anti-war movement.

Resistance is not an option, it is a necessity.

People everywhere are organizing by as many nonviolent means as possible…

Today We Launch the Injustice Boycott in Standing Rock, San Francisco, and New York City

It’s not a petition. It’s not a Facebook page. It’s not a retweet or a hashtag.

Sara Thompsen sings Water is Life in honor of Standing Rock

We, too, can sing in the new day.

Alleen Brown | Arrests of Journalists at Standing Rock Test the Boundaries of the First Amendment

“If you come from too radical perspective, your right to report is somehow in question, because you’re outside the ideological frameworks”

I Couldn’t Go to Standing Rock, So I Closed My Bank Accounts Instead

Hundreds of spills have already taken place in North Dakota since fracking took off around 2010.

Ann Wright | At Standing Rock, A Native American Woman Elder Says The Following

“This is What I Have Been Waiting For My Entire Life”