This is leadership.
A jury acquitted a dozen Occupy Philadelphia demonstrators Tuesday -- and the judge shook their hands -- in their appeal of misdemeanor convictions stemming from 2011 arrests during a sit-in at a Wells Fargo Bank branch.
Yesterday, after a weekend training in nonviolent civil disobedience, protesters from the Tar Sands Blockade jubilantly swarmed the Keystone XL pipeline's construction site in Winnsboro, Texas. Keystone XL pipeline opponents have tried petitioning the government, filing lawsuits, and bringing their issues to the media's attention, but with Obama's recent endorsement of the southern leg of the pipeline, the Tar Sands Blockade feels justified to resort to civil disobedience.
Luke's Global Revolution TV is livestreaming police brutality protests going on now in Montreal, Canada, as well as Occupy Oakland's sit-in and concert for education at Lakeview Elementary School.
Concerned citizens and members of FtheBanks.org deliver a letter to New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on May 4th, demanding that he hold a public hearing regarding the federal bank fraud investigation he co-chairs. The NYPD
Rachel Maddow talks to the workers from Republic Windows and Doors as the continue their sit-in, demanding that the company and Bank of America meet
[media id=6918] Workers at Republic Windows continue sit-in after company closes: Carrying signs that read "Bank of America: Don't Steal Christmas