Browsing the "direct action" Tag

It’s Not Just about Activism, It’s about Politics Too

August 15th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Direct action, I think, is a true key to the change we need to make on environmental topics such as catastrophic human-caused climate change. But direct action isn’t the only key. Another BIG one is getting people in office who are willing to stand up to corporate influence and bribery and take us forward as a country


Tim DeChristopher — Is 2 Years in Prison Really Worth It? (+ Videos)

July 28th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

The buzz around the green and especially green activist blogoshere over the past 24 hours or so has been the sentencing of climate change and environmental activist Tim DeChristopher, whose actions we've covered in detail before here on Planetsave (click the link on his name to read more if you missed those stories). Of course, anyone with any sense of justice is outraged by the 2-year prison sentence DeChrsitopher has received. Will Potter of Green is the New Red has noted that he is getting more time than people who burned churches and threatened black leaders. The fact that he is going to prison for two years for stopping something that was illegal itself is quite insane. There are actually many insane things about this story that I could delve into, but I want to focus on something else


It's Time for a Direct Action Comeback! (Now)

April 14th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

The internet has made communicating with politicians and corporations easier than ever, right? Just pop on your computer and send them an email or sign a few petitions. But I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s questioned how effective this cyber communication is in politics. We can easily send emails and sign petitions, but politicians and CEOs can just as easily (or, actually, even more easily) ignore them


Sea Shepherd Wins? [Update + Video]

February 17th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Jeremy Bloom of our sister site Red, Green, and Blue reported yesterday on Japanese whalers’ apparent retreat in the middle [&hellip



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