If Edelman is serious about not working for groups that deny climate change, it needs to dump the American Legislative Exchange Council – which which works harder than anyone to block climate policy.
One week and nearly 20 actions later, the Rolling Rebellion to get corporate money out of the political process was a successful jump-off point for bigger, better, brighter and louder actions soon to come.
The Rolling Rebellion is now halfway through its one-week debut and has a lot to show for it – from coast to coast, activists have taken their creative zeal to the streets in a myriad of ways.
Between July 5 and July 12, the Backbone Campaign, along with a nationwide coalition of groups, launches a week of direct action fighting nothing less than a non-violent, second American Revolution.
Less than 1% of Americans contribute 80% of campaign funds – and the amount of political payback on a national level hovers around 40,000 times the original dollar amount given to a campaign.
Our democracy is held hostage by the funders of campaigns.
SB1272 and AJR1 are key examples of grassroots movements using the system to change the system – to #GetMoneyOut of politics.
Marching 480 miles over 37 days from Los Angeles to the State Capitol, activists demand that California legislators outlaw the influence of big money on electoral politics.
Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps staff have been prohibited from reading stories published by The Intercept because they may contain classified information from a "potential new leaker."
The shooting of Michael Brown unearthed in Keith Griffin powerful and once-latent feelings about race, community and an individual's responsibility in times of crisis.
Five months after the police killing of 28-year-old Alejandro Nieto, protesters are returning to the streets Friday to demand justice – from San Francisco to Ferguson, Missouri.
New but little-known Pentagon directives authorize the use of armed drones against American citizens in the homeland in the context of domestic emergencies.
Public university-paid social scientists identify "threats" from mass movements and Muslim NGOs on behalf of U.S. military intelligence.
An Austin grand jury asserts Perry abused his official powers by promising – then carrying out – a veto on $7.5 million in funding for public corruption prosecutors.
Can peacefully exercising First Amendment rights create lasting change if police have weaponry and, apparently, legal authority to immediately and violently disperse crowds?
Groups engaged in activism for social change are susceptible to being ranked higher on the radicalism threat-scale by the Pentagon's Minerva research program.
Arizona State University’s Defense Department-sponsored data-mining algorithms would enhance CIA "signature" drone strike targeting.
The mainly peaceful protests that have paralyzed the city for two months erupted spectacularly into violence on Sunday evening, with pitched battles between riot police and protesters.
The violent crackdown on Occupy last fall – so mystifying at the time – was coordinated by the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and local police.
A troubling look into drone warfare.
Should the Federal Reserve remain in private hands?
Senate Bill 828, dubbed the Fourth Amendment Protection Act, represents a growing opposition to NSA spying on a state and local level, and across the political spectrum.