During the latest episode of the Washington farce that has astonished a bemused world, a Chinese commentator wrote that if the United States can...
MONTREAL – Noam Chomsky, the celebrated 85-year old American linguist, peace activist and social critic who is the author of more than one...
This essay is a cursory introduction to the long anarchist histories of mutual aid, specifically in the context of responding to disasters or cr...
Sorry it’s taken me so long to put this out. I’ve been working on my transition back in to the world and so far everyone has been g...
The international campaign to divest from the Top 200 fossil fuels continues to make waves across the globe. A summary of recent news is below. The campaign has already spread to over 400 colleges, cities, and religious institutions in the United States and is growing quickly in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and across Europe, where the Fossil Free Europe tour just concluded. Follow the campaign at gofossilfree.org.
This past week, the European Commission (EC) posted on its website its final report of the May 2012 audit its staff conducted of the Australian meat inspection system for products destined for Europe and concluded that the privatized meat inspection system called the Australian Export Meat Inspection System (AEMIS), implemented in September 2011, was not in compliance
Fifty-four Walmart workers, members of the clergy and community members sat down in the middle of the street in Downtown Los Angeles Thursday evening to call for an end to retaliation and a salary of at least $25,000 a year for Walmart workers.
“Walmart has proven its willingness to break the law by illegally firing workers and trying to silence them,” said Maria Elena Durazo, executive secretary-treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor. “We are sitting down today to demonstrate that we won't allow these dirty tactics in Los Angeles.
Super Typhoon Haiyan—one of the most powerful storms ever recorded—should be an alarming wake up call for negotiators at the UN Climate Summit, said activists on Friday.
Most people I know who actively work for social justice make an effort to ignore Chris Hedges. When he puked up a nasty little screed demonizin...
- Headlines for November 08, 2013
- "We Are Living in the World Occupy Made": New York City Voters Elect Mayor Who Vows to Tax the Rich
- Change the Mascot: Pressure Grows for NFL Team to Drop Redskins Name and Logo as Thousands Protest
- "The NFL's Bully Problem": Sports Columnist Dave Zirin Connects Violence in Sports to Rape Culture
- Washington State Vote to Label GM Food Defeated By Corporations' "Sophisticated Propaganda Machine"
Statement by Tico Almeida, founder and president of Freedom to Work, a national organization dedicated to ending LGBT workplace discrimination, on the final passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) in the Senate today:
Below is a statement from Anthony D. Romero, American Civil Liberties Union Executive Director, on the passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) in the U.S. Senate:
Today, as Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) plans to introduce a federal bill to impose a ban on women’s rights to access abortion after 20 weeks, NARAL Pro-Choice America released a hard-hitting 60-second television spot. The ad features Dana, a pregnant mother of two, describing her difficult decision to seek later abortion during one of her pregnancies after discovering a fetal anomaly.
WATCH THE AD HERE: http://www.prochoiceamerica.org/media/press-releases/2013/pr11062013_dan...
The ad will run on national cable for one week.
Today, ahead of United Nations climate talks where governments will discuss the world's energy system, Friends of the Earth International has released a new report outlining its vision of a climate-safe, sustainable and just energy system - and a road map to achieving it. 
- Headlines for November 07, 2013
- War Crimes in Afghanistan? 10 Bodies of Abducted Villagers Found Outside U.S. Special Forces Base
- Torture on Tape: Disturbing Video Shows U.S. Special Forces Observing Brutal Afghan Interrogation
- Report: Military Doctors Designed, Enabled U.S. Torture of Prisoners at Guantánamo, Secret Prisons
A south Wales anarchist seeking damages for police infiltration of his group has criticised a decision to hold hearings into the complaints in s...
Portland Rising Tide is joining with other friends, allies, and activists in the Pacific Northwest to shut down the Port of Vancouver, Washing...
Today, in a lawsuit brought by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and co-counsel on behalf of four Iraqi men who were tortured at Abu Ghraib, six amici parties urged the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate the case, which was dismissed by the district court in June. Plaintiffs in the case, Al Shimari v. CACI International Inc., brought claims including torture and war crimes under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) against private contractor CACI Premier Technology, Inc.
For the second time in as many decades, operations to open the Canyon uranium mine six miles south of Grand Canyon National Park have been suspended. The Havasu Tribe, which had previously challenged the mine, and conservation groups have been working to stop this mine because of potential harm to waters and wildlife of Grand Canyon, as well as cultural resources.