Category Archives: Direct Action

Requiem for Solidarity: From Flint to Spain an Important Era Has Passed

This past week, two participants in an important era of solidarity passed along. Richard Wiecorek, the last of Flint sit-down strikers died at the age of 99 in Michigan. Within the same week, Delmer Berg, the last known living member … Continue reading

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Climate Verdict: Delta 5 Found Not Guilty of Obstructing an Oil Train, Guilty of Trespass– Judge Throws Out Necessity

Today in Lynnwood, WA, five climate activists who blockaded an oil train in September 2014 were found “not guilty” of obstructing an oil train and “guilty” on a more minor trespass charge. The obstruction charge was the more serious charge … Continue reading

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Blockadia On Trial: Climate Activists Go To Court For Oil By Rail Blockade

It is on. Tomorrow in Lynnwood, WA. In September 2014, as the rest of us were preparing to march in New York and Flood Wall Street, these five courageous folksĀ  blockaded an oil train for eight hours with a tripod … Continue reading

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