Civil Disobedience

Julia Conley, staff writer
More than 1,000 young Americans joined the youth-led group's demonstration on Capitol Hill
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Every day for the past three weeks we have been asking our leaders in Congress...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Demonstrators on the iconic Westminster Bridge in central London on Saturday, November 17.  "We are peacefully standing up for the Earth and for humanity," said Cecelia B of Extinction Rebellion. "People are dancing and singing and making new friends. This is a joyful rebellion and this is what the future looks like." (Photo: Extinction Rebellion/@ExtinctionR)
Day of revolt leads to mass arrests in the UK as protest participants argue too...


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.