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‘Punt the Pipelines’ Action Planned

Standing Rock coming to next month’s Super Bowl. “We’re asking everyone, every organization out there that stands for human rights, civil rights, to stand with us at the Super Bowl to let the Trump organization know that Texas stands with Standing Rock.” — Sarahi Garcia, Houston Stands with Standing Rock

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Leaking to the Media is Patriotic. Here’s How to Do It

George W. Bush ushered in an era covert mass surveillance, extraordinary renditions, and a highly secret drone-powered assassination program. Though pledging to break with the policies of his shadow-hugging predecessor, President Obama veered into the dark as well. By the time he left office earlier this month, Obama had pursued […]

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Art of the Deal: How to Protest Trump

Start preparing ground for a big-tent collaborative. Jeremy David Bendik-Keymer, Case Western Reserve University With the new administration beginning, many people might want to know how to resist it. The inauguration week includes many protests against Donald Trump’s values – from the Women’s March on Washington to the #J20 Art […]

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D.C. Women’s March Becomes Global Day of Action

Detail of Liza Donovan’s Women’s March poster. More available for free download at the Amplifier Foundation. More than 600 marches are set to take place in 57 countries. Nika Knight/Common Dreams The Women’s March on Washington on January 21 has gone global, with over 600 “sister marches” planned in 57 […]

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‘Society Must Be Defended’: An Inauguration Day Read-In

Here’s a unique way of organizing in resistance to the incoming administration. Via Paige West and JC Salyer In the wake of the 2016 US presidential election scholars across the country and internationally have worked to understand the drivers for the election outcomes. We have tried to foresee the potential […]

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Austin Rally Thursday to Decry ETP CEO Kelcy Warren’s Texas Parks Post

Days after the police assault and mass arrest of about 120 pipeline resisters at Standing Rock, North Dakota (see below), the majority owner of the contested Dakota Access Pipeline there—pipeline “cowboy” Kelsy Warren—will take his seat with the Texas Parks & Wildlife Commission in Austin to deliberate on the fate […]

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Today: Standing Rock Protests Across Texas

Texas peeps: It is not too late to join Standing Rock solidarity actions in your community, many of which will be holding space till 8pm tonight. San Antonio : Moved to Travis Park. Hemisphair Park 434 S. Alamo St San Antonio, TX, 78205… See other locations below.

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How to Stand with Standing Rock (Armchair Edition)

I’m just back from Big Bend where about 200 marched on the Trans-Pecos Pipeline outside Alpine, Texas, on Friday. Two days after that, a smaller group of us showed up at Kelcy Warren’s multi-million-dollar Lajitas Resort on the Rio Grande to carry that message a little further. But by Monday, […]

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March on Trans-Pecos Pipeline Friday

Support for the water protectors at Standing Rock fighting construction of Energy Transfer’s Dakota Access Pipeline Project has begun to overflow to home-state struggles like the year-long contest between Big Benders and a planned 148-mile pipe intended to move West Texas gas into northern Mexico. This week, members of the […]