Thanks to Reverend Billy and his Church of Life After Shopping we have another reason to move our money to small independent banks. As part of its ongoing protest of Chase Bank’s funding of mountaintop removal in Appalachia, Rev. Billy and his cohorts have begun a campaign to disinvest. This hidden-cam style video shows the approach they’re taking, which involves talking to Chase employees about the issue while they close their account. The two bank employees featured in this video seem rather shocked and disappointed to hear of their company’s poor environmental record. So that’s a good start!
Political educator Harmony Goldberg discusses whether the ideological traditions of the left are helpful for practical organizing.
Leftist organizers in Germany’s far-right stronghold are building a larger base of resistance by ditching stale counter-protests for loud, colorful dance celebrations.
A multipronged movement in Guatemala is rising to defend the surprise election of a progressive president who is under attack from the corrupt old guard.