Fifty years after Martin Luther King called for a march to Washington, D.C., to draw attention to poverty in America, the Poor People’s Campaign is being revived. Led by the Rev. William Barber, marches from across the nation will again head to the nation’s capital on June 23.
Whether or not the protesters in Gaza The only legitimate struggle for Palestinians, it seems, is keeping quiet, allowing their lands to be plundered, and their children to be starved.
Grant Township is tiny community taking up a 27-square-mile patch of Western Pennsylvania that was faced with the threat of a giant energy corporation leaving toxic fracking wastewater deposits under it. Its 700 residents were concerned over the historical trend all over America of protesters being arrested while attempting to speak out against bullying corporations. So Grant Township passed a law that protects its residents from arrest if they protest Pennsylvania General Energy Company’s (PGE) creation of an injection well.