Latest in: Direct Action

  • Passions Run High at ‘Close the Concentration Camps’ Protest

    July 22, 2019
    Aurora, CO – On Friday, July 12, 2019, more than 1,500 people participated in a protest outside the sole Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility in the state, owned and operated by the private prison corporation GEO Group. The protesters were expressing their opposition…...
  • Puerto Rico / Borikén Solidarity Action in Minnesota

    July 22, 2019
    St. Paul, MN – On July 22, 2019 a Puerto Rico solidarity rally and march was organized to take place downtown at 3:30 p.m. in the capitol of Minnesota. Protests have been happening world-wide in solidarity with the Boricuan #RickyRenuncia movement, which saw social media…...
  • Amazon Workers Strike On Prime Day in Shakopee

    July 15, 2019
    Shakopee, MN – Over 100 employees at ‘MSP1’, a large Amazon warehouse in Minnesota, plan a four-hour work stoppage at the peak of business on Amazon’s “Prime Day” sales promotion event. Workers say that demanding quotas and pressure to perform at high speeds causes undue…...
  • Hundreds in CO Plan Rally to ‘Close the Concentration Camps’

    July 12, 2019
    Aurora, CO – As part of an international call to action by multiple coalitions of social justice and human rights groups, a vigil and march is planned for Friday, June 12, outside the GEO Group’s ICE Detention facility in Aurora. Watch our live coverage below:…...
  • New Mexico Water Protectors Demand Involvement in Water Rights Agreement

    July 9, 2019
    Taos, NM – In the early morning of Thursday, March 14, 2019, local organizers and self-described water protectors with Guardians of Taos Water (GOT Water) rallied at the Midway Drill site off of Highway 64. This deep-aquifer supply water drill is one of more than…...
  • Direct Action Shuts Down Coal Infrastructure in Germany

    June 21, 2019
    Viersen, Germany – Updated 6/29/2019 This year’s #EndeGelaende event was the most logistically challenging ever, according to its organizers. Activists were repeatedly stopped from boarding trains, buses and crossing bridges by police and forced to march dozens of miles, over 24 hours, to eventually reach…...
  • Direct Action in Minnesota as Line 3 Pipeline Approval Reversed

    June 5, 2019
    Near Park Rapids, MN – On Monday, June 3, 2019 three water protectors shut down work on power lines along the proposed Enbridge Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline by locking themselves to construction equipment. The same day, the Certificate of Need and Routing Permit…...
  • Occupy, Resist, Produce: Inside the Self-Managed Factory of Vio.Me.

    April 16, 2019
    Thessaloniki, Greece – Workers have successfully self-managed the production of environmentally-friendly cleaning products for the last six years in the occupied factory Vio.Me. There are no bosses in this factory on the east side of Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city. Workers have been in full…...
  • Denver Teacher Strike a Success Amid Nationwide Walkouts

    February 22, 2019
    Denver, CO – After three days of striking and late nights of negotiating, many Denver teachers returned to their classrooms on Thursday, February 14, 2019 after a tentative agreement was struck between the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) and Denver Public Schools (DPS). The agreement…...
  • Thousands Rally in Support of Striking Oakland Teachers

    February 22, 2019
    Oakland, CA – On Thursday, February 21, 2019, thousands of teachers, students, union organizers and community supporters rallied in downtown Oakland in a show of support for local teachers as they started their first day of striking. Represented by the Oakland Education Association, teachers walked…...