civil disobedience

Media's Russiagate Obsession Smears Black Activists

Media’s Russiagate Obsession Smears Black Activists

June 9, 2019

Specious claims that Russians plan to use disaffected African Americans in a covert war against the U.S. reveals the long history of corporate media blaming “outside agitators,” dismissing the Black freedom struggle

7 Arrested After Police Raid Sit-in Against Hopkins Private Police

7 Arrested After Police Raid Sit-in Against Hopkins Private Police

May 8, 2019

The arrests came after an over month-long sit-in at Johns Hopkins against the university’s $1.5 million dollar ICE contracts and newly authorized private police force

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Baltimore Activist Threatened With Legal Action Over Participation in Hopkins Protests

May 1, 2019

Tawanda Jones, a noted anti-police brutality activist, says she won’t be deterred from continuing to fight for justice for her brother Tyrone West, and other victims of police brutality

Activists on Hunger Strike Demanding an End to US-Saudi War on Yemen

Activists on Hunger Strike Demanding an End to US-Saudi War on Yemen

January 6, 2019

A dozen peace activists in NYC are refusing food for two weeks in a hunger strike calling for an end to US support for the war on Yemen and arms sales to Saudi Arabia

#ExtinctionRebellion Launches Civil Disobedience Campaign Over Climate Change

#ExtinctionRebellion Launches Civil Disobedience Campaign Over Climate Change

November 26, 2018

A day after a new US Government report warned of imminent climate catastrophe, TRNN spoke to some of the protesters who marched and shutdown traffic in Manchester, England, to urge action over the climate crisis

Poor People's Movement Continues Wave of Nonviolent Civil Disobedience

Poor People’s Movement Continues Wave of Nonviolent Civil Disobedience

May 22, 2018

Protesters demand sweeping overhaul of nation’s voting rights laws, policies to address poverty, ecological devastation, and the war economy

People for Bernie Call For Civil Disobedience at the DNC

July 22, 2016

Charles Lenchner co-founder of People for Bernie tells Paul Jay that Sanders delegates understand the threat of the Republican party, but people should assert their democratic will and fight for the values they believe in

Days of Revolt

February 23, 2016
In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein lay out the solutions to issues like economic inequality and climate change, and explain the need for sustained civil disobedience and a unified grassroots movement.

Latin America

September 3, 2013
Farmers and their supporters protesting so called “Free Trade Agreements” that would likely eliminate their livelihoods

Activists Block Highway in Manhattan to Protest Verizon’s Tax Dodging

August 21, 2013

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