Civil Disobedience

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Before climbing a tripod in front of a tar sands pipe yard, Emma Harrison said, "I'm part of the Line 3 resistance movement because this pipeline embodies everything I believe is wrong with the world." (Photo: Honor the Earth/Twitter)
"Profits for a few are being privileged over the well-being of all communities near and far, present and future."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Critics of the Utah bill fear that it might lead to an increase in deadly car attacks on protesters, as happened in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, 2017. (Photo: Paul J. Richards/AFP via Getty Images)
"Legislators are considering a bill that would let drivers off the hook for...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Kings Bay Plowshares 7 members pose for a photo with a banner showing peace activist Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Photo: Kings Bay Plowshares 7)
"To be clear," said Martha Hennessy, granddaughter of Dorothy Day and one of...

Further

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.

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