Civil disobedience

28.07.2018

Noam Chomsky on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Spectacular” Victory & Growing Split in Democratic Party

Noam Chomsky on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Spectacular” Victory & Growing Split in Democratic Party

The 2018 midterm election season has been roiled by the internal divisions between the Democratic Party’s growing progressive base and the more conservative party establishment. In New York City, this division came to a head with the most shocking upset of the election season so far, when 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez… »

05.01.2018

Dozens of Israeli Teens: ‘We Refuse to Enlist Out of a Commitment to Peace’

Dozens of Israeli Teens: ‘We Refuse to Enlist Out of a Commitment to Peace’

Sixty-three Israeli teenagers have published an open letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu on Thursday, declaring their refusal to join the Israeli army due to their opposition to the occupation. The group calls itself the “2017 Seniors’ Letter,” continuing a long tradition of similar letters sent by high school seniors announcing… »

18.05.2017

Tour of Standing Rock native defenders in Europe

Tour of Standing Rock native defenders in Europe

From May, the 20th to June, the 20th 2017 Several European citizen’s movements and organizations are currently organizing a tour in Europe for Standing Rock native defenders and their allies who oppose the DAPL pipeline and other fossil fuel projects on their territories. Context and intentions Currently, the main focus… »

16.03.2017

Interview with Hardy Merriman of the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict

Interview with Hardy Merriman of the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict

By Denise Nanni and Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik. The following is an interview with Hardy Merriman of ICNC, the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict. Civil resistance movements—featuring a wide range of nonviolent tactics such as strikes, boycotts, mass demonstrations, acts of noncooperation, civil disobedience, and other actions—are capturing the… »

05.07.2015

Matt Damon on Civil Disobedience (Homage to Howard Zinn)

Matt Damon on Civil Disobedience (Homage to Howard Zinn)

Extracts from Howard Zinn’s speeches, who wrote extensively about the civil rights and anti-war movements, and the labour history of the United States.  … »

13.07.2014

Detroit Residents Stage Civil Disobedience over Water Shutoffs; Activist Charity Hicks Dies

Detroit Residents Stage Civil Disobedience over Water Shutoffs; Activist Charity Hicks Dies

In Detroit, Michigan, at least eight people were arrested Thursday in an act of civil disobedience to stop the city’s shutoff of water to thousands of households. The group of clergy members and other residents blocked the entrance of a private corporation hired by Detroit to cut off the taps… »

03.11.2012

In Spain, doctors resist by healing

In Spain, doctors resist by healing

Some of Spain’s hospitals and clinics have recently begun offering a new kind of public service. In an effort to defend the threatened health care system, thousands of doctors and their supporters have chosen to add civil disobedience to their practice. Last April, the Spanish government approved a Royal Decree… »

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