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Peaceful Uprising – supporting one man’s right to protest

Blog by Henia Belalia | February 16, 2011 5 comments

This is the story of an ordinary citizen (Tim DeChristopher) taking creative peaceful direct action to disrupt, as he put it, a “fraud against the American people and a threat to (his) future.” In December 2008, the Bush...

This is what Love looks like

Blog by Henia Belalia | September 9, 2011

Henia Belalia is a former organizer for Greenpeace who currently works for Peaceful Uprising. The following is an excerpt from her reflections on the sentencing of Tim DeChristopher, a climate activist currently serving two years in...

Seizing Our Power: Why Now Is the Time for Creative, Courageous, Nonviolent Action

Blog by Phil Radford | March 7, 2011 3 comments

Below is a group letter from Becky Tarbotton (Director, Rainforest Action Network), Phil Radford (Director, Greenpeace USA), and Bill McKibben (Founder, 350.org). Inspired by recent events, the climate movement is reaching a pivotal...

Tim DeChristopher should be free. Arrest the real criminals.

Blog by Phil Radford | March 4, 2011 5 comments

“I’ll join you.”  That’s what the large crowd of supporters shouted back after hearing the announcement of Tim DeChristopher’s guilty verdict yesterday. After a week-long trial accompanied by a week-long solidarity rally, Tim...

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