Civil Disobedience

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Greenpeace UK shuts down Barclays branch
"It's time Barclays pulled the plug and backed away from funding fossil fuels for good," said a local Greenpeace campaigner.
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Over 150 middle and high school students demonstrated at the U.S. Capitol building Monday to urge senators to back the Green New Deal. (Photo credit: Sunrise Movement)
Over 150 middle- and high-schoolers gathered to demand senators "stand up or...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"Their new CEO needs to accept that if BP wants to keep trading in the twenty-...


After eight months in prison for having the audacity to protest the brutal Israeli occupation with a childlike slap, Palestinian resistance icon Ahed Tamini, who turned 17 in custody, has been released - though not, it must be noted, really freed. In the long tradition of civility by the region's only "democracy," Israel marked her release by changing its time and location three times to avoid publicity, and arresting three artists painting a tribute mural of Tamini on their Apartheid Wall.