civil disobedience

ACT UP vets like Ken Kidd and younger organizers like Adam Eli are mixing proven tactics with social media to protest the Trump administration.
Greenpeace and Amnesty International unite in push for greater civil disobedience.
The progressive pastor was arrested in Chicago while demonstrating with workers demanding union rights.
The party's cowardice has made it easy for the GOP to set the agenda and define the terms of debate.
“We will continue our strike and disobedience," said opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan.
Nearly five-hundred years after Martin Luther awakened Protestantism with ninety-five theses, once again some are seeking
It would be a mistake to confuse giving support with giving approval. Over the last eight years, I have both supported the president and objected to his policies. Now I will do the same.
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In recent times when racism, bigotry, hate, xenophobia, Islamophobia and police brutality have increased in America, Kaepernick's stand has given hope in a better America as he calls to America's conscience.
As we prepare for the Democratic National Convention (DNC) less than three weeks away, those who recall how Philadelphia handled the RNC in 2000 are wondering if we'll see a repeat of the infamous stain on the city's history.
The time for silence and patience is long gone. Congressmen Lewis and his colleagues have vowed to keep going with their fight as soon as the House returns from its July 4th recess. We must stand with them as they continue to get into "good trouble."
By all commonsense standards, which may of course be lacking in academic sophistication, the mainland of China is not democratic.
On Wednesday May 25th I was among 16 interfaith clergy who joined Blockadia , an international movement of people disrupting
As the world's nations hammer out an agreement to stabilize the climate, American corporations continue to receive leases to public lands for pennies on the dollar to drill, mine and frack.
"What are you going to wear to get arrested?" That's a question I never thought I would hear from my wife, but it was what she asked me as I mentally prepared to be arrested as part of a non-violent direct action protesting the petroleum industry and demanding a just transition to renewable energy this past Sunday.
Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan, who died at the end of April, not only challenged the conscience of the Catholic church and the
May is historically a month for protests, and first, I'd like to protest the fact that Rev. Daniel Berrigan died last weekend, just a few days shy of what would have been his 95th birthday on May 9.
For many in our denomination, including those who support LGBTQ equality, disobeying our legislated rules and order can feel
There is a strong tradition of student protests in Australia, and this legacy has profoundly shaped our history and culture. Students have been at the forefront of securing many of the rights we now take for granted as a nation.
I was proud to sit on the Capitol steps, proud to have police officers arrest me, proud to be detained. Civil disobedience provides its own vocabulary, its own means of expression. By our act, we said: What's going on inside the Capitol, and in our country, is wrong. By our act, we said: It is not just wrong, it is unacceptable. And we won't accept it.