CCR takes Turkmen v. Ashcroft case to the Supreme Court

In the days after the attacks of September 11, 2001, hundreds of Muslim, Arab, and South Asian men were swept up by the INS and the FBI based on nothing more than their race, religion, ethnicity, and immigration status. 325 more words

Human Rights

Chris Hedges | The New Slave Revolt

“We are not looking to politicians to submit reform bills. We aren’t giving more money to lawyers. We don’t believe in the courts. We will rely only on protests inside and outside of prisons and on targeting the corporations that exploit prison labor and finance the school-to-prison pipeline.” 984 more words
Constitutional Rights

Activists: In Solidarity with Protectors and Defenders

WAMM members support various acts of resistance locally and nationwide.

By the Newsletter Staff  WAMM Newsletter  Fall II 2016

Standing by Standing Rock

Indigenous tribes have been in a struggle to defeat pipelines which would carry oil across their lands, destroying the land, poisoning the water, and desecrating sacred sites. 1,393 more words


Cast Your Vote: What Is the Most Effective Form of Civil Resistance?

For activists looking to make a serious impact, what is the most effective form of resistance? You can register your view here.

 A 2014 march in Portland, Ore., to protest the lack of a grand jury indictment in the death of Michael Brown of Ferguson, Mo. 769 more words


Zeese and Flowers | Living In The Illusion Of Democracy

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers  Popular Resistance   October 1, 2016

The United States is in the peak of the very long election year. The presidential debates are running in full force. 1,654 more words


Natasha Lennard | Five Years After the Brooklyn Bridge Arrests, the Occupy Wall Street Worth Remembering

We miss a useful lesson in radical political history if we confine Occupy’s memory to the thing that laid the ground for Bernie Sanders’s campaign and “changed the conversation.”    1,889 more words


The big difference in the way white and black Americans view protests against police

 Overall, about eight in 10 Americans generally think that at least some of the motivation behind the protests has been prejudice against police officers, the Pew survey found. 1,272 more words