Tag Archives: Standing Rock
Militarism Comes Home, by Kim DeFranco
“It’s been reported that the city of Minneapolis could have spent up to $1 million dollars or more on fortifying government buildings and police precincts.”
Democracy Now! Decolonization or Extinction: Indigenous Red Deal Lays Out Plan to Save the Earth, Parts 1 and 2
The book offers a “people’s program to prevent extinction,” says Melanie Yazzie, assistant professor of Native American studies and American studies at the University of New Mexico and co-author of “The Red Deal.” “The plan is really clear. The stakes are really clear,” Yazzie says.
The Fight to Stop the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline
“Predatory industry hijacked the US regulatory system in 2019, placing ancient food systems and a fifth of the world’s freshwater in imminent danger.”
Dissent Is Being Criminalized Right Under Our Noses, by Michael Siegal
Under this definition, the Boston Tea Party itself was a terrorist act: “Property damage, with the intent to influence a government policy.”
Chris Hedges | Only Nonviolent Resistance Will Destroy Corporate State
“We’re at that point where Mother Earth is crying out for a revolution. Mother Earth is crying out for a new direction.”
Learning to Live in the Dark: Reading Arendt in the Time of Climate Change
Totalitarianism is. . . a system in which human beings, both as individuals and distinct groups, become surplus, unnecessary, and unwanted, cease to have any intrinsic value as human beings — are dehumanized.
War and the Environment | No War 2017: David Swanson, Jill Stein, Tim DeChristopher, Conference Opening (Video)
First in a series of videos that Rise Up Times is posting from the No War 2017: War and the Environment Just following the International Day of Peace, and in the tradition of No War 2016: Real Security Without Terrorism, and the best speech any U.S. president ever gave, this year’s conference focused on activism, including activist […]
The Intercept: Standing Rock documents expose inner workings of “surveillance-industrial complex”
Surveillance Reports Paint Protesters as Desperate and Deviant
It may only take 3.5% of the population to topple a dictator–with civil resistance by Erica Chenoweth
Nonviolent resistance has empowered the labor movement, closed down or cancelled dozens of nuclear plants, protected farm workers from abuse in California, motivated the recognition of Aids patients as worthy of access to life-saving treatment, protected free speech, put climate reform on the agenda, given reprieve to Dreamers, raised awareness about economic inequality, changed the […]
Protest Policing in Trump’s America: Notes for J20 and Beyond
Students in the course are taught three tiered levels of response: crowd management, crowd intervention, and crowd control.
DN! Noam Chomsky on Trump and Survival and in Conversation with Harry Belafonte
“Where resides the rebel heart?” Without the rebellious heart, without people who understand that there’s no sacrifice we can make that is too great…
Danny Haiphong | A Lesson from Standing Rock
Let the movement against the Dakota Access pipeline be a useful lesson to the the incapacitated US anti-war movement.