Posts Tagged ‘activists’

 Abortion Rights Activists Nationwide Solidarity Protest

WASHINGTON (05-14) – Today in over 450 towns and cities across the USA, abortion rights activists rallied under the theme of “Rise up 4 Abortion Rights.” This follows a week of nationwide abortion rights demonstrations, die-ins, banner drops, walkouts, art installations and chalking to bring their message in a show of support for this vital […]

Watch Live: Thousands of Pro-Abortion Activists March in D.C.

Pro-abortion activists are taking to the streets in Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and other major cities on Saturday in opposition to the leaked Supreme Court decision signaling the end of Roe v. Wade.

Activists launch attack on Ireland’s remaining protections for unborn

Photo Credit: Garon Piceli (The Christian Institute) — Pro-abortion campaigners are calling on the Irish government to scrap its remaining legal protections for the unborn. Ahead of the 2018 referendum on repealing Ireland’s pro-life laws, the then-Taoiseach Leo Varadkar claimed abortion would still be “rare.” Since then, 13,243 reported abortions have…

Pedophile Activists Host ‘Non-Binary’ Sex Ed Summer Camp for 8 Year Olds

A liberal summer camp in Indianapolis, Indiana, devoted to sex demonstrations for third-grade children is being organized by a group of pedophile activists who want to teach minors about how to put on condoms, “kinks,” and pornography. The sex education-themed event set to take place from June 6 – 10 at Half Liter BBQ & […]

‘Open your hearts and act:’ African youth activists on climate apathy

Image Credit: SouthWorld It’s November 2021 and hordes of dignitaries from around the world are assembled in Glasgow, Scotland for the annual Conference of the Parties (COP), number 26. Billed as the last chance to do something to slow down climate change and reduce the vandalism being inflicted on the natural world by mankind, it […]

Capitol riot anniversary: activists hold a vigil for democracy

A vigil to “save democracy” in New York’s Upper West is held on the first anniversary of the January 6 Capitol riot. A few Donald Trump supporters celebrated the day in front of Saint Patrick Cathedral in midtown. Members of US Congress holds candles at a prayer vigil on the steps of the US Capitol, […]

Occupy Biden Activists Will Rally On January 1

Occupy Biden activists to hold rally demanding that Joe Biden take bold action to combat Climate Change. Saturday January 1, 2022 at 1 p.m. at 909 Centre road Wilmington, DE. This week, environmental advocates addressed intensifying fossil fuel pollution, climate injustices, and the Biden administration’s failure to take the lead on climate crisis solutions during […]

2021 was business as usual in DC, but Palestine activists scored huge wins

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2021 in review: Business as usual in DC, but Palestine activists scored huge wins

This year was marked by a number of a political setbacks, but it also produced inspiring victories. As it comes to an end, we thought we’d take a look back on 2021. In addition to looking at Washington’s support for Israel’s violence, we wanted to take stock of what Palestine activists accomplished through their tireless […]

Labor Activists Want To Know Why Workers Were Left To Die

Above Photo: First responders surround an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Edwardsville, Illinois, on December 10, 2021, after it was hit by a tornado. Tim Vizer / AFP / Getty Images. Grief, Anger, And Demands For Answers After Tornadoes Kill At Least 14 U.S. Workers. In the aftermath of a rare string of December tornadoes last Friday […]

Progressive Democrat Blasts BDS, LGBTQ Activists Who Defend Hamas Terror Group That ‘Murders LGBTQ People’

Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-NY) blasted the “antisemitic double standard” Israel is held to by the left and accused the radical anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement of “inflicting” “stupidity, moral bankruptcy, and absurdity” on American politics as LGBTQ activists “defend a terrorist organization that systematically murders LGBTQ people.” Appearing at the Israeli American Council’s […]

Biden administration is ‘rubber stamping’ Oil and gas permits on public land, activists say

Image Credit: 10/12 Industry Report The Biden administration came under fire last month for overseeing the largest offshore oil and gas leasing sale in U.S. history. Now, a new report suggests this wasn’t an isolated incident. The analysis from Public Citizen reveals that the new administration has issued more permits for oil and gas drilling […]

Activists Disrupt Business As Usual In Toronto’s Financial District

Above Photo: Greenpeace media library. Calling on Canadian banks to stop funding climate chaos and injustice. Toronto – Greenpeace Canada activists blocked entrances to the RBC’s corporate headquarters today by suspending climbers from fifteen foot high tripods as part of a call for Canada’s big five banks to stop funding fossil fuels and to respect […]

Palestine activists who defaced Israeli arms company in England found not guilty

The “Elbit Three”, a group of British activists who defaced the site of an Israeli arms company, have been acquitted. In February of 2021 three activists affiliated with the group Palestine Action locked onto the gates of the Elbit subsidiary UAV Engines in Shenstone, Staffordshire and threw red paint on the building. The group targets […]

Demonstrations will continue in Sudan against army chief, activists say

The Sudanese Professionals Association said yesterday that demonstrations against the actions of army chief, Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, will continue throughout December, Anadolu reported. “The people’s revolution will continue until the uprooting of the putschists and their regime, and the establishment of a full transitional civil authority,” the association which leads the protest movement said in […]

Will DeSantis Join Right-Wing Activists and Conspiracy Theorists for Event Designed to Save US From God’s Judgment?

In September 2020, religious-right activists gathered on the National Mall for an event dubbed “The Return.” Questionably timed to coincide with the presidential election, End Times author Jonathan Cahn brought together dozens of prominent right-wing activists ranging from James Dobson and Pat Robertson to former Rep. Michele Bachmann and Alveda King for a day-long prayer […]

Pro-Choice Activists Play Music And Shout Louder In Hopes Baal Will Hear Them

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The front steps of the U.S. Supreme Court showed a busy scene as pro-choice activists played music and shouted louder in hopes Baal would hear their plea to legally sacrifice their children to him. “Choosing to pay to have our unborn children brutally torn out of our wombs and sold for profit is the […]

DSA Palestine activists call for Jamaal Bowman to be expelled from the organization

The Democratic Socialists of America’s (DSA) BDS and Palestine Solidarity Working Group is calling for Rep. Jamaal Bowman (NY-D) to be expelled from the organization. Bowman’s recent trip to Israel and his vote for additional Iron Dome funding have prompted dozens of DSA chapters to make similar calls in recent weeks. “Despite insisting that he […]

Line 3 Replacement Has Been Completed So Why Are Activists Still Camping Out?

Above Photo: Water protectors organizing their camp site earlier this summer near Solway. Nicholas Pfosi / Reuters. Life in the resistance camps is difficult, but activists say important work remains. Every few days, Jaike Spotted-Wolf walks over to a well near Camp Migizi to refill several five-gallon water containers. At the camp, where Spotted-Wolf is […]

Climate Activists Blockade Amazon Warehouses Across Europe On Black Friday

Climate activists blockaded Amazon warehouses in three European countries on Friday, part of a global effort to pressure the e-commerce giant on one of its busiest days of the year to improve working conditions and end business practices that hurt the environment. Members of Extinction Rebellion targeted 13 Amazon fulfillment centers in the United Kingdom […]

Right-Wing Activists, White Supremacists Celebrate Rittenhouse Acquittal

Kyle Rittenhouse—the 18-year-old who shot three protesters, killing two, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during unrest there last year—was found not guilty on all charges Friday. The verdict was met with celebration from Republican lawmakers, right-wing activists, and white supremacists. Ahead of the trial, right-wing activists clamored to Rittenhouse’s defense, arguing the teen was being maligned by the […]

Activists denounce fast fashion in plastic catwalk protest in Tel Aviv

Models wearing clothes made from different types of rubbish and plastic parade in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv as part of an event organised by the NGO Fashion Revolution to raise awareness on the environmental impact of waste. Fashion Revolution is a fashion activism movement that aims to mobilise citizens, industries and policymakers through […]

Artists, Activists Demand Concert Venues Drop Amazon’s Palm-Scanning Tech

Above Photo: Amazon. Concert operators may like Amazon’s palm recognition system, but some performers and activists are less than thrilled. A group of 200 artists and 30 rights groups has penned an open letter demanding the Red Rocks amphitheater, its ticketing provider AXS and AEG (AXS’ parent company) “immediately cancel” contracts to use Amazon One scanning at any venue. […]

Nearly 200 activists arrested in DC demanding passage of voting rights legislation

Calling for the passage of the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, activists from all over took to the streets in Washington D.C. resulting in roughly 200 demonstrators getting arrested.  The Freedom to Vote Act would protect our elections from voter suppression, partisan sabotage, gerrymandering, and dark money. It […]

Italian Government Raids Homes of Anti-Vaccine Passport Activists

The Turin prosecutor’s office directed police raids in several Italian cities of people thought to be involved with protests against the Green Pass, Italy’s domestic coronavirus vaccine passport. The raids were conducted on Monday morning, with police claiming that many of those raided were known to them for having extremist links and criminal backgrounds, with […]

Activists Hold ‘People’s Plenary’ In COP26 Hall As Protests Expected

Activists from around the world have taken to the stage at COP26 for a “People’s Plenary” session. The COP26 Coalition organised the event on Friday, with one of the UN climate conference’s halls filled with hundreds of representatives from civil society groups. As #COP26 draws to a close, inside the COP venue, UN constituencies representing […]

Activists dress as world leaders in COP26 protest

Activists on Friday posed as world leaders incapable of putting out the fire as the planet burns. Dressed as firefighters, the mock world leaders did little to tackle the climate crisis and to save a planet “on fire”. Negotiators at this year’s UN climate talks in Glasgow appeared to be backing away from a call […]

Palestinian human rights activists target of Israeli spyware hack

Six Palestinian human rights activists were targeted by spyware from the Israeli surveillance company NSO Group, a new report revealed on Monday, in the first reported instance of Palestinian activists being targeted by the surveillance company.  In a report from Frontline Defenders (FLD), the group revealed that six activists, who are members of the six […]

Indigenous Activists Say Their Voices Are Missing At Cop26

Above Photo: Activists hold a memorial at Cop26 for the 1,005 environmental defenders murdered since the Paris agreement. (Murdo MacLeod/The Guardian) ‘A Continuation Of Colonialism’ Activists in Glasgow reject ‘big business’ approach to climate crisis as they commemorate murdered land defenders. As world leaders inside the Cop26 conference centre in Glasgow boasted about pledges to slash greenhouse […]

Climate activists protest in London, feel ‘optimistic’ ahead of COP26

Climate activists protest outside the Lloyds and Macquarie offices in London to demand the global financial system stops putting money into the use of fossil fuels, ahead of COP26 in Glasgow. Thousands of Israelis take part in a climate march in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv, calling on world leaders to take action […]

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