Earlier this month, Waging Nonviolence columnist George Lakey wrote about Earth Quaker Action Team’s recent success in forcing PNC Bank to stop financing mountaintop removal. As a veteran organizer and one of the group’s leaders, Lakey provided insights into the five year campaign’s strategy and tactics. News of this major victory for the climate movement spread and Lakey was interviewed by both the New York Times and WHYY’s Radio Times.
Using “solidarity union” tactics, workers at a popular Portland burger chain have launched a union to fight for their basic labor rights.
The Sudanese people took to the streets for more than a struggling economy. They were calling for freedom, peace, justice and the downfall of the regime.
Activists are confronting a San Francisco event space with a self-proclaimed “social justice” mission over gentrification and its owner’s outspoken Zionism.