Activism

Prioritize Democracy! Let’s Celebrate on Election Day 2016 – Join the Campaign to Make it a Federal Holiday

Demand a 2016 Election Day Holiday! Add your name President Obama, I urge you to use your authority to make the November 8th, 2016, Election Day a one-time federal holiday. As you know, our democracy is in crisis. Fewer than 40% of Americans voted in our last midterm election, and our overall turnout rarely breaks…

Call Jared Huffman: End the Syrian War to End the Refugee Crisis

Robert Naiman and Avram Reisman of Just Foreign Policy today issued a call to action for those wishing to end both the Syrian war and the refugee crisis it’s helped create. Just Foreign Policy’s mission: Just Foreign Policy is an independent and non-partisan membership organization dedicated to reforming U.S. foreign policy by mobilizing and organizing…

Most Significant Barrier For Pipeline Construction: Protests – Popular Resistance

Activist news site Popular Resistance reports that the wave of protests against pipeline construction over the past decade has had a significant effect, as noted in a natural gas industry trade publication below. – Ed. Most Significant Barrier For Pipeline Construction: Protests By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org October 23rd, 2015 The Gas Industry is Feeling the Pressure…

Hundreds of Climate Activists “Flooding” San Francisco’s Financial District – Rising Tide North America

Dear Friends, Breaking News! Currently, hundreds of climate and social justice activists are shutting down San Francisco’s financial district with mass civil disobedience at the front door of climate profiteer Bank of the West. They aren’t demanding superficial reforms from morally bankrupt climate profiteers like Bank of the West. They’re demanding a radical transformation of…