Standing Rock Sioux to Trump: ‘Creating a Second Flint Does Not Make America Great Again’

No longer just tweeting, President Donald J. Trump has been issuing a stream of executive orders and memoranda since his inauguration. On Tuesday, his pronouncements involved the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. Both projects were denied or delayed by the Obama administration, each after massive public protests. Now, with...

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Climate-Change Protests Heat Up

Amy Goodman truthdig http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/climate-change_protests_heat_up_20130925 Last week, far out in the Arctic Ocean, the Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise approached a Russian oil-drilling platform and launched a nonviolent protest, with several protesters scaling the side of the platform. They wanted to draw attention to a dangerous precedent being set. The platform, the...

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Civil Disobedience as Law Enforcement

Jeremy Brecher Waging Nonviolence http://wagingnonviolence.org/feature/civil-disobedience-as-law-enforcement/ Two years ago I was among more than a thousand people who committed civil disobedience at the White House to oppose the building of the Keystone XL pipeline. Since then many more have been arrested around the country, often blocking the actual pathway along which...

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