Tag Archives: Civil Disobedience

Alice Embree :
METRO | Demonstrators say ‘No’ to Trumpcare; Seven arrested outside Sen. Cornyn’s office

Austin protesters vote with their feet against a bill that would be disastrous for health care and a bonanza for wealth care. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | July 12, 2017 AUSTIN — On Thursday, July 6, more … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO | Demonstrators say ‘No’ to Trumpcare; Seven arrested outside Sen. Cornyn’s office

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Steve Russell :
Dakota Access Pipeline: Legal encounters of
the third kind

The Indians do not claim their right to safe drinking water as U.S. citizens, but as human beings. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | September 28, 2016 Listen to the podcast of Thorne Dreyer’s September 23, 2016 Rag … finish reading Steve Russell :
Dakota Access Pipeline: Legal encounters of
the third kind

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Thorne Dreyer :
METRO | Don Quixote’s Bouldin Creek walkabout

Jim stood blocking the demolition for more than two hours before the police came, cuffed him, and took him to the county jail. By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | September 3, 2015 AUSTIN — The enemy wasn’t quite … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
METRO | Don Quixote’s Bouldin Creek walkabout

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Ken Wachsberger :
My friend Davey Brinn

The first time I remember his face it had a smile directed toward me and I smiled back. From then on, when we saw each other we smiled. By Ken Wachsberger | The Rag Blog | October 16, 2014 My … finish reading Ken Wachsberger :
My friend Davey Brinn

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Ron Jacobs :
Betty Medsger’s ‘The Burglary’ is extraordinary tale of historic ‘B and E’

In 1971, eight anti-war activists broke into the FBI field office in Media, Pennsylvania, and removed confidential files about FBI surveillance against political organizations it considered anti-American. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | February 11, 2014 [The Burglary: … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
Betty Medsger’s ‘The Burglary’ is extraordinary tale of historic ‘B and E’

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Ron Jacobs : Cops and Contradictions

Demonstrators form a “human oil spill” in Burlington, VT, July 30, 2012. Photo by Sarah Harris / North Country Public Radio. Inset image below: Riot police used rubber bullets, sting ball pellets, and pepper spray against Burlington demonstraters. Image from … finish reading Ron Jacobs : Cops and Contradictions

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Jay D. Jurie : Keystone XL is a Pipeline to Big Profits

Canadian tar sands crude oil. Image from The Alaska Gas Pipeline.Keystone XL:A pipeline to big oil profits Former NASA scientist Jim Hansen has argued that if tar sands development continues and the pipeline is built, it is essentially ‘game over’ … finish reading Jay D. Jurie : Keystone XL is a Pipeline to Big Profits

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Steve Weissman : U.S. and Iran: Nonviolence 101

Was there meddling in the Orange Revolution in the Ukraine in 2004-2005?Iran: Nonviolence 101 Washington’s promotion of nonviolent resistance in other countries is already casting suspicion on a number of activists and thinkers who, wittingly or not, have allowed themselves … finish reading Steve Weissman : U.S. and Iran: Nonviolence 101

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Interview with Tim DeChristopher, Utah Oil Lease Spoiler

In its final days, the Bush administration tried to sell drilling rights to Utah’s Red Rock Country. Student Tim DeChristopher purchased a chunk of that land in an act of civil disobedience.Modern-Day MonkeywrencherBy Martin Stainthorp / April 10, 2009 During … finish reading Interview with Tim DeChristopher, Utah Oil Lease Spoiler

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Al Gore Calls for Civil Disobedience on Global Warming

Former Vice President Al Gore shared a panel with the singer Bono at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting in New York on Wednesday. Photo / Jason DeCrow / AP.‘Inconvenient Truth’ may get even more inconvenient…By Paul Vitello / September 24, … finish reading Al Gore Calls for Civil Disobedience on Global Warming

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Small Victories Reap Small Rewards

New York settles suit with antiwar activists for $2MAugust 20, 2008 The city has agreed to pay $2 million to settle a lawsuit that claimed antiwar activists were unjustly arrested five years ago, city officials said. The suit was filed … finish reading Small Victories Reap Small Rewards

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And You Will Be Brought to Justice, No Matter How Long It Takes

New Zealand Students Offer New Bounty For Arrest of Condoleezza Rice For War Crimesby Ray Lilley / July 26, 2008 WELLINGTON, New Zealand – A group of New Zealand students offered a higher reward Saturday for the citizen’s arrest of … finish reading And You Will Be Brought to Justice, No Matter How Long It Takes

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