Is Ferguson Just the First Wave of Escalating Riots and Police Repression? The murder of Michael Brown by Ferguson Police Office Darren Wilson set off and wave of protests, the majority of which were non violent. The militarized police response and the violent repression of peaceful protestors will only get worse if the economic conditions of this country do not change radically and quickly, says David [...]

Walmart Workers Arrested In Nationwide Protests | Resistance Report Segment Walmart employees in 15 cities went on strike set to demand better pay and working conditions from country's largest private employer. Thousands of Walmart employees planned to strike Thursday in cities across the United States, demanding better pay and to protest the firing of workers who previously demonstrated against the company, which, with 1.3 [...]

Terror Alert: Why Now?, Tar Sands Blocked, ALEC Turns 40 | Resistance Report 003 Donate here to keep this program going. Stories covered this week include: OBAMA TERROR ALERT Even a former CIA analyst who was part of the team that hunted Osama bin Laden for years, Nada Bakos said- “We just showed our hand, so now they’re obviously going to change their position on when and [...]

Abolishing The U.S. Government: Carl Gibson on our “Moral Obligation” To Abolish It Abolish it on Facebook Interview with Carl Gibson, who is organizing towards an August 3 convergence on The National Mall to do nothing less than Abolish the U.S. government. Carl Gibson is co-founder of US Uncut, a grassroots anti-austerity group that mobilized ten of thousands of activists in the months leading up to Occupy [...]

Is there a role for Anarchists in the OWS movement?

Recently, I spoke with Thom Hartmann about the role of Anarchists within the Occupy movement. All too often, people equate anarchism with violence. My take is this: smashing windows is vandalism and not violence. Violence is how the police have reacted to protesters armed with nothing more than an idea. However, smashing windows and [...]

OWS Protesters Arrested on BKLYN Bridge. Are You The Revolution?

At least 500 demonstrators from the Occupy Wall Street protests were arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday, in a clear case of Police entrapment. After allowing, and in some cases, steering protesters onto the Brooklyn Bridge roadway, the police penned hundred in and arrested them. At first ignored, then laughed at, the inspirational commitment of [...]