Democracy 101 - How To Protest Effectively

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In one of the most controversial “terror” cases in modern U.S. history, supporters rallied on the 16th anniversary of the arrest of the Cuban Five to demand the remaining three incarcerated men be released.

Community leaders, activists and residents affected by this summer's water shutoffs in Detroit are rallying at the Federal Bankruptcy Court on Monday to demand an immediate Water Affordability Plan.

We must shift the national plan of action – taking the climate justice fight to the extraction hot spots, from Appalachia to Alaska and from the heartland to the coastal rigs and carbon export terminals.

It’s the first time one century has wrecked the prospects of the millennia to come, and it makes us mad enough to march – for those generations yet to come, our children, grandchildren, and their children.

The Rolling Jubilee group that grew out of Occupy Wall Street has purchased and eliminated a portfolio of private student loans worth millions at Corinthian Colleges in California.

If you're planning to take to the streets in New York City or elsewhere this week, know that today's IMSI technology used by police or the FBI could greatly affect the privacy of your cell phone and protest communications.

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Organizers haven't been shy about their underlying intentions: using the September march in Manhattan as a platform on which to build an international environmental social movement unlike any previously seen.

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Shifting toward community-based renewable power is a strong thread running through Scotland's Radical Independence Campaign, and a free Scotland could inspire other countries to relinquish their fossil fuel addiction.

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The history of resistance movements shows that when 3.5% of a population mobilizes on an issue, no government can withstand it – and organizers hope the climate justice movement can reach that level.

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Using social media and alternative news networks, activists and citizen journalists have found new ways to tell Americans the real story – it's immediate, it's personal, its electronic and its everywhere.

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Norwegian troops will eat only vegetarian meals on Mondays, cutting meat consumption by about 330,000 pounds per year in an effort to reduce the overwhelming amount of greenhouse gas emissions caused by global livestock production.

The People's Permit

Permits? We don’t need no stinking permits, say the organizers of the Occupy National Gathering, scheduled for July 4 in Philadelphia.

We’re launching the next phase of our fossil fuel divestment campaign aimed at government, religious denominations, museums, foundations -- anyone investing in the destruction of the future, we’re asking them to sell those shares.

In London, Activists Use Theater to Hammer Austerity and Elitism

London activists used satirical theatre to draw attention to an "obscene congregation of wealth and gluttony" ahead of the European international anti-austerity general strike that's shaking Europe.

Corporate media just got nailed with a crackdown on whistleblowing, the kind activists have experienced in heavy doses. Lo and behold, mainstream journalists don't like what they're being told to swallow.

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