Before there were hashtags, 32 years ago, more than a thousand protesters tried to shut Wall Street down for a day.
Nine people were killed when Israel intercepted Gaza-bound aid ships last year. Now a new flotilla is planned, but Instead of condemning the murder, the Obama administration appears to be giving the right-wing Israeli government a green light to flout international law and human rights.
Contrary to what the president believes, violence is not the answer.
Music can change hearts and minds, and help bring down empires.
Activist Bryan Farrell expected be put in jail for standing up for the rights of prisoners at Guantanamo. What he didn’t expect was 30 hours of imprisonment, the realization that this was nothing compared to those in Guantanamo, and the sense of solidarity with the 82 other activists who decided to stand up for human rights.
The heart of the municipal foreign policy movement remains the opposition to the Iraq War.
The United States is not behind the democratic revolutions against dictators. Popular movements are.