The season is changing, and people are staying inside now more often as it gets cold. But still the world keeps turning, and still there are injustices that need to be raised and addressed. Have you caught wind of any upcoming political protests or demonstrations
Looking around the interwebs and fishing through activist discussion boards, these are the protest events I see coming together in November 2015: Dignity Day protest in London against austerity and racism in politics, November 1 Demonstration for Free Education, London, November 4 Peace and Unity
Actions on September 11, 1906 eventually led to the British Empire’s decision to allow independence for India.
After the Supreme Court decision yesterday, ruling that same-sex couples have the right to equality in the administration of marriage laws, a little group of right wing protesters ran over to the steps of the high court to show just how many people are determined
What do Amnesty International USA, CODEPINK: Women For Peace, and the Bill of Rights Defense Committee have in common? They are among the activist organizations that are gathering in front of the Department of Justice in Washington, DC at 4 pm on Friday, June 26 to
This weekend saw the biggest anti-pipeline protest in Minnesota history, organized by Tar Sands Resistance. It’s not just about the Keystone XL pipeline. Many other pipelines are being planned to bring crude oil from the Alberta tar sands into the United States to be processed
At a time when most of America is politically quiescent, Moral Mondays are a regular feature of the progressive protest calendar in North Carolina. As the summer looms, the North Carolina NAACP has a queue of themed protests to be staged at the complex of the NC
HKONJ — Historic Thousands On Jones Street — is a North Carolina movement that has transcended the Mondays of the Tar Heel state’s Moral Mondays marches in the state capital of Raleigh. The progressive organization makes this purple state more active than its blue peers,
The Moral Monday movement in North Carolina is still rolling. With a nod of the hat to DocDawg for the tip, here’s an announcement of the latest demonstration: WHEN: April 29, 2015 at 5pm – 6pm WHERE: NC General Assembly 16 W Jones St Raleigh,
The University of Maine, the University of Dayton, Stanford University, and Syracuse University are just a few among the schools that have already chosen to divest, driving down the stock price of fossil fuel companies. Watch for more to join the list.
Tulane University faculty have sent a letter to the school’s president and board of trustees, stating, “we call on Tulane University to freeze new investment in the Carbon Tracker 200 fossil fuel companies, and to divest within five years from direct ownership and any commingled funds that include fossil fuel public equities and corporate bonds.”