Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 02/13/2015 - 17:59
Residents of Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia rallied, marched and prayed this week against fracking, gas pipelines, dirty power plants, coal ash dumping, and public investments in fossil fuels. The actions preceded an international Valentine's Day protest calling on the world to break up with dirty energy.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 02/06/2015 - 19:02
The grassroots movement that's led to the arrest of more than 1,000 people in nonviolent protests against North Carolina's regressive political direction is getting ready to kick off another year of action with a week of daily events followed by a mass march through the state capital.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 01/30/2015 - 15:44
Since launching in 2013, the Moral Monday movement in North Carolina has engaged thousands of people across the state in protests against regressive policies. A photo exhibit that opens Feb. 1 will showcase images from the movement captured by photographer and participant Phil Fonville.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 01/28/2015 - 17:24
The Obama administration has proposed opening Atlantic waters to offshore oil and gas drilling after years of being lobbied by a coalition of coastal-state governors that had more than a little industry help. But a growing grassroots movement aims to keep the drills at bay.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 01/13/2015 - 16:53
The choice is clear, says the climate movement: Promote the oil industry's interests, or demonstrate a commitment to addressing climate chaos by saying "No" to a dirty oil pipeline.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 12/05/2014 - 18:48
This week's nationwide strikes and protests calling for a $15 minimum wage and union rights were the biggest yet -- and they come as the growing movement is making important gains for workers.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 11/26/2014 - 18:04
For the third year in a row, employees of the Arkansas-based retail giant are using the biggest shopping day of the year as an opportunity to press their case for higher wages and better working conditions.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 11/11/2014 - 16:29
Accusing the hospital industry of meeting the cheapest standards rather than the most protective ones, National Nurses United is holding strikes, pickets, and other protest actions across the South and nation this week to demand better Ebola safeguards for health care workers.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 10/10/2014 - 19:07
A weekend of protest actions against police violence in the St. Louis suburb will culminate in civil disobedience modeled after protests that began in North Carolina against the state legislature's extremist policies.
Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 09/16/2014 - 18:05
The civil rights group has filed a complaint with the State Board of Elections and a local district attorney over a TV ad sponsored by the campaign of state Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger that suggests citizens need to show a photo ID to vote -- even though the ID requirement doesn't take effect until 2016. In North Carolina, misrepresenting election law to discourage voting is a felony.