Tag Archives: Standing Rock
“We’re at that point where Mother Earth is crying out for a revolution. Mother Earth is crying out for a new direction.”
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 […]
Surveillance Reports Paint Protesters as Desperate and Deviant
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 […]
Students in the course are taught three tiered levels of response: crowd management, crowd intervention, and crowd control.
“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…
Let the movement against the Dakota Access pipeline be a useful lesson to the the incapacitated US anti-war movement.
People everywhere are organizing by as many nonviolent means as possible…
It’s not a petition. It’s not a Facebook page. It’s not a retweet or a hashtag.
We, too, can sing in the new day.
“If you come from too radical perspective, your right to report is somehow in question, because you’re outside the ideological frameworks”
Hundreds of spills have already taken place in North Dakota since fracking took off around 2010.