civil disobedience

Save Yourselves

How This British Climate Action Group Is Aiding the Fight Against Global Warming

We met members of Extinction Rebellion to talk about their plans to save the world.
Emily Goddard
2.20.19
healthcare

Trumpcare Could Mean Mass Institutionalization for Disabled People

Republican threats to Medicaid are ringing alarm bells for disabled activists.
s.e. smith
6.28.17
Pipeline protest

Climate Change Activist Convicted of Turning Valve, Faces Decade in Prison

This is not the first time pipeline activists have faced felony convictions.
Caroline Haskins
6.7.17
environment

The Tribe Protesting the Dakota Pipeline Is Ready to Defend Its Wireless Network

"We as tribal nations have never given up our airspace."
Paul Spencer
11.1.16
texas longhorns

Texas Chancellor Sends Gentle Reminder that He Would Like Student Athletes to Respect the Flag

Somehow the Chancellor of University of Texas does not know what freedom of speech means.
Sean Newell
9.9.16
Art

600 Fake Ads Flood Paris to Protest Climate Talks

We spoke to street art group Brandalism's chief organizer about why art is the best weapon against climate change.
Beckett Mufson
12.2.15
baltimore

Baltimore's Empty Stadium Is Just the Beginning

Sports organizations and teams risk alienating their own fanbases to the point where they become targets of social disobedience.
Jorge Arangure Jr.
4.29.15
Art

The Illegal Edward Snowden Statue Lived on As a Digital Projection

A statue of the famous whistleblower was installed by another group of artists and taken down on Monday.
Kari Paul
4.7.15
News

British and American Immigrant Detainees Are Going on Hunger Strikes for the Same Rights

A culture of criminalization increasingly shapes migrant life on both sides of the Atlantic.
Aviva Stahl
3.24.15
Travel

The Battle in Colorado Over the Right to Smoke Weed at Movie Screenings and Comic-Cons

Denver has made life miserable for anyone trying to host a show or party that is advertised as allowing pot smoke. But the demand for cannabis clubs and weed-friendly venues is putting the massive grey areas of Colorado's marijuana laws to the test.
Josiah Hesse
12.10.14
Stuff

Let's Not Get Hung Up on Property Damage When We Talk About Protests

News reports on protests that focus on broken windows or a shop's momentary loss of income are missing the broader context of why people take to the streets to demand change.
Rick Paulas
12.8.14
News

The Dark Side of the Rainbow Gathering

Authorities in Utah are already grappling with the more sinister elements of the Rainbow Family Gathering.
Grace Wyler
6.24.14
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