Members of a local peace group say they'll risk possible arrests and fines today by refusing to take out $1 million in liability insurance being demanded by the city of Union Gap. Members of the Yakima Valley Peace Advocates Network, who plan
Leslie Weise and Alex Young of Denver were ejected from the hall in Denver just before Bush was to talk about his plans for Social Security at the March 21, 2005, taxpayer-funded event.
Bush's escalation in Iraq is underway, and the bloodshed continues; dozens of people are killed and hundreds wounded nearly every day. And yet Congress, and its numerous presidential hopefuls, continues to dither on cutting the funding for the wa
Police arrested three people early Monday during a protest of Iraq-bound Army vehicles at a Washington state port. Several dozen people showed up at the Port of Tacoma to protest the shipment of Stryker vehicles and other equipment from Fort Lewis
A former White House official who ordered three activists expelled from a 2005 Denver public forum with President Bush says it was White House policy to exclude potentially disruptive guests from Bush's appearances nationwide.
The U.S. Army today re-filed charges against 1st Lt. Ehren Watada, who refused to go to Iraq in June 2006. A mistrial was declared in his first court martial at Fort Lewis on Feb. 7. The 28-year-old Watada is charged with missing movement and of
Rejecting the radicalism of the Vietnam era, veterans of the Iraq War make unlikely but effective protesters.
The roster of speakers for the UFPJ demonstration in Washington DC, on Jan 27 speaks volumes. The key was not so much who was included but who was not. The list of speakers certainly had a lot of wonderful activists in the peace movement,
Hundreds of protesters arrested during the 2004 Republican National Convention were held for up to six times longer than those arrested on charges unrelated to the convention, according to city documents made public.
When Iraq war veteran Jon Soltz accused Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) of "aiding the enemy," or called President Bush and Vice President Cheney "draft dodgers," the chairman of a group called VoteVets.org
Low-cost, illuminated signage for todays responsible citizen courtesy of the GRL and the Eyebeam OpenLab. This tutorial will explain the tools and processes we used to combine LED christmas lights, plexi-glass and rope to make our own low-power signa
Unable to put the Iraq war on trial, the lawyer for Lt. Ehren Watada launched an attack on the military legal proceedings against his client. Said rulings that have gone against the officer rendered the proceedings "almost comical" and at
Legendary folk guitarist Richard Thompson recorded an anti-war song which is told from the viewpoint of a US soldier who fears being killed in Iraq. An mp3 of "Dad's Gonna Kill Me" can be heard at Thompson's website, and it will be
Four months ago, Baker was one of 71 people arrested during a protest in Washington for crossing a police line to sit on the steps of a Senate office building. As punishment, the 60-year-old was sentenced to sweep the streets of the nation's capi
I would learn later that the vigil was nearly complete and could have easily finished unnoticed if the police hadn’t stepped in. But step in they did. The Lieutenant (Hurl?) came rushing in from outside and ordered the officer to clear the area as if
For pennies each LED light you can send out a very clear message to tens of thousands. (This sooooo has to be nipped in the bud by the paranoid government. This will be fun to watch,... and play)
A federal jury found the city of Seattle violated the constitutional rights of 200 protesters who were arrested during a demonstration during the World Trade Organization meeting in 1999. The jury found the city liable for violating the protesters**Q
Nine anti-war protesters were arrested when they gathered in a House of Representatives office building to read off the names of American and Iraqi war dead. Were charged with unlawful assembly, congregated throwing yellow roses onto the ice as they
Only 14 images ... but there are some classics here.
Percy had expected to be back at home after an appearance at magistrates' court where she argued, on a point of principle, that she would not pay the fine and £150 costs. But she was handed a 7-day sentence and sent to jail in
The protester interrupted the Hurricane Katrina hearing when he stood up in the courtroom and held up a a piece of cloth with hand-lettered writing that read, "Probe the White House." He was escorted out of the courtroom.
Approximately 300 protesters were allowed to take the steps and began to spray paint "anarchist symbols" and phrase such as "Our capitol building" and "you can’t stop us" around the area, the source said.
Convinced this is their moment, tens of thousands marched Saturday in an anti-war demonstration linking military families, ordinary people and an icon of the Vietnam protest movement in a spirited call to get out of Iraq.
At least 186 antiwar protests in the US have been monitored by the Pentagon's domestic surveillance program, according to the American Civil Liberties Union, which found the Defense Department collected more than 2,800 reports involving Americans
When thousands of Iraq war protesters gather in Washington Saturday, their chants and amplified speeches are likely to be heard inside the secure grounds of the White House where the commander in chief has made his case for sending more troops into c
Peace activists from around the United States will converge on Washington Saturday for what organizers hope will be the largest demonstration to date against the Iraq war. "We expect a turnout in the six figures,"
To my delight I woke up to read that Tom Rawles chose to remain seated during the pledge of allegiance at the Mesa City Council meeting in protest over the war. Not only is this an attention getter, but it gives activists another weapon
With support from True Majority, Working Assets, the RainbowPUSH Coalition, NOW and hundreds of other national and local groups, word about the Jan. 27th antiwar mobilization is reaching far and wide.
Kathleen Ensz is accused of going into her backyard, obtaining a a rancid pile of dog feces, placing it in an unwanted political mailer and slipping in under the door of U.S. Rep. Marilyn Musgrave's office.
A Defense Department database devoted to gathering information on potential threats to military facilities and personnel, known as Talon, had 13,000 entries as of a year ago -- including 2,821 reports involving American citizens, according to an inte