Posts Tagged ‘activists’

Grassroots Activists Defeat Controversial Williams Fracked Gas Pipeline In New York Harbor

Grassroots Activists Defeat Controversial Williams Fracked Gas Pipeline In New York Harbor The decision ends the three-year fight, barring litigation; New Yorkers celebrate decision as essential for protecting public health and the planet during the crisis New York, NY – The New York Department of Environmental Conservation today denied a needed water quality permit for […]

Climate Change Activists Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Caught Using Private Jet To Move House

Climate change activists Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who regularly issue dire climate warnings and lecture the world about reducing carbon emissions, have been caught using a “massive $150 million private jet” to move house. Prince Harry, who last year claimed to be so overwhelmed with anxiety about “climate change” that he sometimes finds it […]

The Spencer Faction Are Now Anti-Racist Palestinian Activists

The Duginist Spencer faction of the Dissident Right continues to show its subversive hand. They repeatedly swerve in and out of various grifts that they push for clickbait purposes. Their latest grift is shilling for Palestinians and assorted towel heads. I could find a dozen other posts from beta orbiters in the Spencer Twittersphere, but […]

Cancel The Rents Activists Say Housing Is A Human Right

Cancel The Rents Activists Say Housing Is A Human Right There is a growing movement of people refusing to pay their rent whether they are not able to or whether they can but they are acting in solidarity with those who can’t. In this recession, tens of millions of people have lost their jobs. Support […]

Activists challenge Point Park University president’s attack on BDS

In its April 8 issue, the Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle published an article titled, “Anti-Semitism in all forms, including BDS, has no place at Point Park,” by Point Park University president Paul Hennigan. In the article, Hennigan stated,“it is generally understood that any form of discrimination or hatred is not tolerated,” on the Point Park campus. […]

Beijing Arrests Hong Kong Media Tycoon & 14 Activists In Sweeping Pro-Democracy Crackdown

We’ve been watching Hong Kong closely these past few weeks to see if Beijing, having mostly reopened the mainland economy, relieving the pressure for the first time in months, would turn its attention back to its top priority pre-corona: Crushing an insurgent pro-democracy movement in the Special Administrative Region. Early on Saturday morning in Hong […]

Amazon hits back at activists, fires three more employees who criticized working conditions

   Amazon.com Inc. is hitting back at activists within its own ranks, terminating three employees who had criticized working conditions in its warehouses. The retailer confirmed on Tuesday that it had fired Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa for violating company policy. The two employees, who worked at Seattle headquarters, had taken to Twitter recently to […]

Anti-surveillance activists claim they set fire outside German institute developing Covid-19 tracking app

Several power and telecommunication cables were badly damaged during the fire at a construction site in Berlin’s Charlottenburg district on Tuesday morning, outside the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications. The fire caused a temporary power outage on adjacent streets, and police are investigating the incident as a suspected arsonist attack. A letter has since been sent […]

A sex-change op is NOT more essential than treating Covid-19 – even if trans activists cry otherwise

Or at least, that’s what they want you to think. Throughout the world, non-essential surgeries have been postponed to free up vital equipment in hospitals, and to diminish foot traffic within their halls. Inarguably a smart move, given there’s a highly infectious virus wreaking havoc within all sectors of society. Although, to the perpetually offended […]

Liberty Activists Plan Mass Disobedience of COVID-19 Orders, Pledge to “Take a Stand”

Matt Agorist, The Free Thought Project Waking Times Most of the nation is now entering at least their third week of government-mandated stay-at-home orders. Many folks are doing just fine during the crisis, but others, especially those who had their businesses shut down or lost their jobs, are not doing fine. As the government continues to […]

‘Coronavirus a gift to Netanyahu’: Activists slam Gantz, Netanyahu annexation plans

After over a year of back and forth, and multiple stalemates, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Kahol Lavan Chairman Benny Gantz have finally come to an agreement, paving the way for the establishment of a Likud-Kahol Lavan unity government. Their first order of business? Annexing the West Bank. Israeli media reported on Monday that […]

Activists Place Symbolic Body Bags At Entrance To Trump Golf Course

Activists Place Symbolic Body Bags At Entrance To Trump Golf Course Above photo: Members of Refuse Fascism Philly place symbolic “body bags” at the entrance to the Trump National Golf Club in Pine Hill, N.J. on Saturday. The group was protesting against President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. They […]

‘Black flag’ activists protest against Gantz outside homes of his party’s MKs

Dozens of demonstrators in the so-called black flag movement drove on Saturday to the homes of several Knesset members of Benny Gantz’s Israel Resilience party to protest his shock decision Thursday to join a unity government under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, while breaking up the Blue and White alliance. The protesters were also demanding that, […]

In A Pandemic, Climate Activists Reevaluate Their Tactics

In A Pandemic, Climate Activists Reevaluate Their Tactics Above photo: The School Strike for Climate a year ago drew hundreds of protesters to the Utah State Capitol, and to locations worldwide. The youth climate movement is growing, but many students inspired by Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg are taking their fight online during the coronavirus crisis. […]

Jewish Activists and White Institutions

WE WILL BEGIN with two facts. First, the average IQ of African-Americans is 85, and secondly, the average IQ of sub-Saharan Africans is 70. If we take the average ‘White’ IQ to be 100, then Whites are vastly more intelligent than Africans. So, how did Blacks overthrow the racial dominance of Whites in both the […]

Activists Are Reclaiming Jails As Community-Operated Social Service Facilities

Jails have emerged as a key focal point of the struggle against mass incarceration. Several trends are in motion at the same time. In jurisdictions like New York and Los Angeles, grassroots-led struggles have closed facilities and blocked others from being built. By contrast, in many rural areas, local authorities are manipulating the opioid crisis and bail reform into […]

Native Activists Are Forging A Just Transition To Renewable Energy

Native activists and youth are shaping a clear vision for the transition necessary to guide us toward an environmentally just future — and there are more of them coming. Nationally, the Sunrise Movement and Indigenous environmental justice groups are overtaking entrenched political power with a breath of fresh air. Democrats are even talking about it. The Green […]

Grand Jury Refuses Felonies For Greenpeace Activists And Others Charged In Houston Oil Industry Protest

Houston, Texas — Today, a grand jury refused to issue felony indictments against the Greenpeace USA activists and others charged following the peaceful protest on September 12, 2019 at the Houston Ship Channel [1]. Thirty-one people had been charged with a felony by the Harris County District Attorney’s Office under Texas’ controversial new anti-protest law, […]

Thirteen Disarmament Activists Blockade Trident Nuclear Submarine Base

Washington state – Thirteen nuclear abolitionists blocked traffic leading into Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, Washington on March 2, as part of a public protest of the United States’ Trident nuclear-missile launching submarines based there.The direct action came at the conclusion of the annual gathering of the Pacific Life Community, a network of spiritually motivated activists from the Pacific Coast and other western states […]

A New Generation Of Climate Activists Is Reviving Fossil Fuel Divestment

A New Generation Of Climate Activists Is Reviving Fossil Fuel Divestment Above photo: Student climate activists at the 2019 Harvard-Yale football game. (Facebook/Divest Ed) By tapping into existing networks and old campaigns, a new wave of student activism is making the fossil fuel divestment movement bigger, bolder and more creative. A wave of student-led actions swept […]

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