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Fracking

The millions of miles of distribution and service pipelines crisscrossing the nation mean that countless Americans—even those living far from gas fields—find themselves on the frontlines of fracking. 

Pete Seeger

Bruce Springsteen said it best, on Pete’s ninetieth birthday: “You outlasted the bastards, man.”

Pete Seeger

For his 90th birthday, a rollicking celebration at Madison Square Garden paid tribute to the extraordinary activist musician.

Zapatista school

Zapatista strongholds endure in the state of Chiapas, managing their own schools, banks, hospitals, arts collectives and system of government.

Mining protester

Activists are challenging rules that grant corporations the right to sue governments.

For the people of South Africa, Mandela was the leader they could identify with—one who had suffered alongside them.

After his release from death row for a crime he did not commit, Tibbs found a sense of purpose and community as an anti-death-penalty activist.

An effective isolation of Israeli academic institutions will undoubtedly curtail some privileges that Israeli scholars take for granted, like generous travel subsidies, but that has no bearing on their academic freedom.

Climate rally

Take a look and you will see that the assorted environmental protests that have long bedeviled politicians are gaining in strength and support.

Blogs

And they’re picking up steam throughout the country.

June 19, 2013

Twenty-two protesters were arrested in front of the State Department office in Chicago.

June 18, 2013

We're all upset about Game of Thrones. What if we felt the same way about Turkey?

June 4, 2013

A proposal that would have allowed states to require clear labels is rejected by Republicans and Democrats.

May 25, 2013

When will the feds bring big banks to justice?

May 24, 2013

Are big banks the next frontier in the anti-poverty crusade?

May 17, 2013

This week, the movement experienced a cross-country resurgence. What’s next?

May 14, 2013

Activists are opposing the construction of a pipeline beneath New York City that will carry the controversial highly pressurized gas.

May 6, 2013

Bank accountability activists continue to send a clear message to the big banks: “You can run, but you can’t hide.”

April 30, 2013

The upcoming protests have already attracted the attention of authorities—including the FBI.

April 29, 2013