Activists

Ontario Activists Protest Tar Sands Pipeline By Locking Themselves to Machinery

December 4, 2013

Protests escalate against Enbridge Line 9 pipeline as government of Ontario refuses to conduct environmental assessment

Honduras

December 2, 2013
Activists and some election observers in Honduras vow to call for free and fair recount in election they say as rigged in favor of the ruling conservative party

JNF Honors Canadian PM Amidst Protests Against Bedouin Expulsion

December 2, 2013

On Sunday, December 1st, hundreds protested in Toronto, Canada. The demonstrators gathered in freezing weather outside the Metro Toronto Convention Center where thousands attended the JNF honoring dinner for Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Harper has been one of the most fervent supporters of Israel. Under his leadership military and financial relations with Israel tightened.…

Thousands Protest Forced Urbanization of Israel’s Bedouin

December 1, 2013

On Saturday, November 30th, thousands gathered in the Negev in Southern Israel to protest the government’s forced urbanization plan of the desert’s Bedouin indigenous people. The plan, called Prawer-Begin after its authors passed first reading of three by the Israeli parliament in June, and sparked mass mobilization. The biggest of the protests was in the…

The Bond Report

November 21, 2013
Patrick Bond: Developing countries and green groups must evaluate if walkouts are the best way to get rich countries to address climate change

Russian Court Grants Canadian Greenpeace Activist Bail

November 18, 2013

After more than two months of detention in Russia, sister of Arctic 30 activist Paul Ruzycki says Russian authorities were “heavy handed.”

Frustrated with Congressional Inaction, Immigrant Communities Resist Deportations

October 29, 2013

David Bacon: Grassroots communities take matters into their own hands in the absence of Congressional action on immigration reform.  

Hundreds in DC Protest Against Surveillance State

October 28, 2013

Activists at “Stop Watching Us” rally to end domestic and international NSA spying programs

Chicago Communities Fight Back Against Koch Brothers ‘Petcoke’ Pollution

October 23, 2013

South-side Chicago fights back against Koch industry made pollution

Reality Asserts Itself - Frank Hammer

October 8, 2013
In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself Frank Hammer discusses the pressures on Detroit auto workers’ wages that came from the American and global south.