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10 More Big Activism Stories

November 21st, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Some top activism stories from the past week or so that I haven’t been able to get to but deserve [&hellip


Tar Sands Activists Occupy the State Department

October 13th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

In a crossover protest with members of Occupy Wall Street/Occupy DC – one which also had a very practical goal – climate activists demonstrating against the tar-sands oil pipeline camped out overnight for 14 hours in front of the State Department building


Oil Orgy Activists Crash UK-Canada Energy Summit

October 12th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

UK activists have shown us yet again that they totally rock, or UK security sucks,.. (or both). These activists in the video below interrupted the UK-Canada Energy Summit in London, which was apparently without security guards (at least, in this meeting), and gave their noble perspective on the recklessness of the oil industry and its politicians while having a little oil orgy. Here's the video and then the full story from the activists' vimeo page below that:


Police Harassment of Occupy Wall Street Protesters Continues

October 12th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Jeremy keeps it going with the coverage of Occupy Wall Street protesters (around the country) getting continually harassed and mistreated by police. Freedom of speech, freedom to protest peacefully,.. are these not rights the U.S. fought for many years ago? Are we somehow not allowed to protest in this way anymore? It seems a lot of police and Republicans think so


Activists Shut Down Fracking in Pittsburgh

October 11th, 2011 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Most people don’t realize that it is they, the individual, that has the power to make real change. No one person can make a huge difference, but when a small group of caring individuals bands together to organize in favor of the change they wish to see, real, lasting transformation can happen. In fact, this is the only reason social movements have succeeded in the past


Moving Together (VIDEO)

September 29th, 2011 | by 350.org

Editor's Note: This is an email from Bill MicKibben of 350.org I received today that I thought I should pass along. Check it out and share with friends



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