Tag: Protest

Not a Hacker or Whistleblower? Here’s How You Can Still Liberate Secret Documents

Not a Hacker or Whistleblower? Here’s How You Can Still Liberate Secret Documents

Daniel Hunter, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times Forty years ago a tiny group of antiwar protesters picked locks at the Federal Bureau of Investigation offices in Media, Pa. They stuffed briefcases with confidential documents which they later released to reporters. Their act was brazen and planned with meticulous detail. In fact, recent reports have made it so […]

By February 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Worldwide Protests Challenge Fracking Industry

Worldwide Protests Challenge Fracking Industry

Farron Cousins, De Smog Blog Waking Times On Saturday, October 19th, from Romania to Canada and beyond, protests of varying size took place all over the globe to bring attention to the dangers of hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The events, part of a worldwide effort by Global Frackdown, are designed to raise public awareness about the environmental and health […]

By October 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Civil Disobedience: The Right of Revolution

Civil Disobedience: The Right of Revolution

Barbara H. Peterson, Guest Waking Times Henry David Thoreau’s essay “On the Duty of Civil Disobedience” written in 1849 is as relevant to the times now as it was then. We have a right to stand up and question any institution or individual that claims authority over us, just as he did then. In fact, it […]

By August 10, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
5 Things the “Powers-That-Be” Don’t Want You to Know About Monsanto

5 Things the “Powers-That-Be” Don’t Want You to Know About Monsanto

Gary ‘Z’ McGee, Contributor Waking Times “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they don’t want to hear.” –George Orwell Everyone likes eating food, except maybe cibophobiacs or method actors from the movie Soylent Green. But assuming you have a mouth and an anus, and everything in between […]

5 Reasons Why More Americans Don’t Protest Against The System

5 Reasons Why More Americans Don’t Protest Against The System

Sigmund Fraud, Staff Writer Waking Times Having recently celebrated their nation’s independence on July 4th, Americans were invited to recall the spirit of protest, rebellion, and revolution that marks the popular myth of the birth of the United States of America. The Declaration of Independence still stands as an important example of how the tolerance […]

The Final Stand: Grassroots Movement Against Monsanto Explodes

The Final Stand: Grassroots Movement Against Monsanto Explodes

Anthony Gucciardi, Natural Society Waking Times The international resistance against Monsanto and the genetic manipulation of the food supply has advanced to an all new level, with countless citizens around the world taking the fight online and partaking in the Monsanto Video Revolt grassroots movement. Though scheduled to officially take place on July 24th, we’ve seen thousands of citizens […]

Ways To Celebrate Your Freedom Like A Rebel – Humor

Ways To Celebrate Your Freedom Like A Rebel – Humor

Heather Callaghan, Guest Waking Times If we’re not laughing, we’re crying, right? It’s hard to find humor when depressing reports constantly assault our psyches by depicting the blatant trampling of our rights. But being a “rebel” today means different types of battles and fronts than in the days of our founding fathers – although the […]

Becoming Real and Taking Action: Eschewing Indifference

Becoming Real and Taking Action: Eschewing Indifference

Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow. ~ Anais Nin In our stories of ‘once upon a time’ we are like Pinocchio turning back to wood, or like a robot that stands idly in the corner waiting […]

Worldwide ‘March Against Monsanto’ Protests Planned for May 25th

Worldwide ‘March Against Monsanto’ Protests Planned for May 25th

Anthony Gucciardi, Natural Society Waking Times Countless individuals will soon assemble in small and large groups around the nation and the globe alike in protest against Monsanto’s genetic manipulation of the food supply. Organized under the May 25th movement known as the ‘March on Monsanto’, the massive new rally reveals how the grassroots public has truly had […]

He Who Isn’t Busy Being Born…

He Who Isn’t Busy Being Born…

Julian Rose, Contributor Waking Times “He who isn’t busy being born is busy dying.” -Bob Dylan You know the expression, “Rightful Indignation”? Well that’s a fire which we must not put out. “Rightful anger” is a direct extension of rightful indignation. It is a burning sensation in the chest and heart and it is a […]

By March 28, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Propaganda Gardening – The Evolution of Revolution

Propaganda Gardening – The Evolution of Revolution

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times “The will to live life differently can start in some of the most unusual places.” – Pam Warhurst, Incredible, Edible Town Gardening, especially public, renegade gardening, is one of the most important things conscious and awakening people can do right now to affect global change in favor of good health, […]

By March 12, 2013 5 Comments Read More →
Florida Students Take on Private Prison Industry

Florida Students Take on Private Prison Industry

Ken Butigan, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times Let’s imagine it’s 2063. Florida Atlantic University’s board of trustees has established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to disentangle the school’s historical support for the for-profit prison system — including its decision a half-century earlier to award its football stadium naming rights to the GEO Group, the nation’s […]

By March 12, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Refusing Smart Meters to Protect Your Health and Privacy

Refusing Smart Meters to Protect Your Health and Privacy

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Smart meters are being deployed by electric companies worldwide, replacing old, yet functioning analog meters, because it gives them a way to interact with the homes of their customers, monitor electricity consumption, and offer “smart home” control and functionality. Oh, and let’s not forget that they also save money. […]

By February 14, 2013 9 Comments Read More →
The Idle No More Movement – In Defense of the Earth for Future Generations

The Idle No More Movement – In Defense of the Earth for Future Generations

Gyasi Ross, Indian Country Today Waking Times Lately, Native people have taken to the streets malls in demonstrations of Public Indian-ness (“PI”) that surpasses the sheer volume of activism of even Alcatraz and the Longest Walk. There’s a heapum big amount of PI going on right now! Many people, non-Native and Native alike, are wondering what the heck is going with their […]

By January 17, 2013 5 Comments Read More →
Occupy Homes, One Year On And Growing Daily

Occupy Homes, One Year On And Growing Daily

Laura Gottesdiener, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times  Occupy Homes MN supporters march down Portland Avenue to reclaim a vacant foreclosed house in Minneapolis. Photo credit: MrBrownPhoto.com via Occupy Homes MN. “We are about to take this house over, okay?” shouted Reneka Wheeler, speaking slowly and emphasizing each word as she stood in front of a […]

By December 28, 2012 6 Comments Read More →
Spain Halts Evictions Under Popular Pressure

Spain Halts Evictions Under Popular Pressure

Ter Garcia, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times After two years of struggle for housing rights, the Spanish government and the country’s banks have announced an end to evictions for two years in cases of extreme need. Although activists say that this will not stop the “drama of the mortgages,” as it is called by the […]

By November 15, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Compost Capitalism

Compost Capitalism

Chris Bourne, Openhand Contributor Waking Times Capitalism is a lower consciousness that serves only the few at the expense of the many. Once lauded as the utopic path to a consumeristic, ‘heavenly’ abundance, it is now clear to most that radical change is due. Not only is it damaging our planet, it lowers our collective […]

By October 11, 2012 6 Comments Read More →
Don’t Mess with Texas’ Tar Sands Blockade

Don’t Mess with Texas’ Tar Sands Blockade

Will Wooten, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times One year after more than 1,200 people were arrested in front of the White House during two weeks of sit-ins against the Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline, a coalition of Texas landowners and activists will attempt to physically halt its construction. Led by veteran climate justice organizers, […]

By August 16, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
The Tao & Social Action

The Tao & Social Action

Editor’s Note: Waking Times is excited to feature this article by the editor of IMOS Journal, The International Journal of Qigong and Taiji Culture.  Anthony Guilbert’, Contributing Writer Waking Times Whether you believe movements like ‘Occupy Wall Street,’ or ‘We are the 99%,’ represent valid social concerns, what is clear is that they are representative […]

By August 9, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Occupy the Bomb: People Power Challenges Nuclear Power with Nationwide Demonstrations

Occupy the Bomb: People Power Challenges Nuclear Power with Nationwide Demonstrations

Peter Rugh, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times  Occupy Nukes demonstrations were held in towns and cities across the United States on Monday, marking the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Approximately 140,000 civilians were killed by the bomb, code-named Little Boy, while hundreds of thousands died later of cancer, and thousands more […]

By August 8, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

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DMT – The Inner Path to Other Worlds

DMT – The Inner Path to Other Worlds

Video – DMT is a psychoactive chemical produced by the human body and by many plants that causes intense visions and can induce its users to quickly enter a completely different “world.”

By October 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Impact of Voting Within the Confines of Society

The Impact of Voting Within the Confines of Society

Video - Russell Brand and Lawrence O’Donnell discuss the impact that voting lacks within the current structure of the political system and society.

By October 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Could You Give Like This Man?

Could You Give Like This Man?

Video – Research suggests that not only is giving good for you—your health, your happiness, and your sense of purpose—but gift-giving activates the good things that people do to heal a wounded world.

By October 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Has Ghana Become the World’s Toxic Dumping Ground?

Has Ghana Become the World’s Toxic Dumping Ground?

Video – A new study has identified the Agbobloshie dumping yard in Ghana’s capital Accra as the place which poses the highest toxic threat to human life.

By October 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How the 7 Chakras Influence Our Lives

How the 7 Chakras Influence Our Lives

Meme – There are 7 energy centers called chakras in the human body, with each corresponding to a specific aspect of human behavior and development.

By October 20, 2014 2 Comments Read More →

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Dodging the Tuition Debt Bullet

Dodging the Tuition Debt Bullet

Anna Hunt – Student tuition debt is astronomical in the US, and Germany announces free higher ed for all…

By October 11, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Where the Warrior Comes In: Authenticity vs. Manipulation

Where the Warrior Comes In: Authenticity vs. Manipulation

Ida Lawrence, Contributor Waking Times At this moment in time, as we stand on the precipice of devolution or evolution, what does ‘pay attention’ mean to us? Our hearts seek wisdom and courage, and the justified faith that attention can bring. We came into this, so is attention the price of being born… an obligation? […]

A Call To Hearts Lifting to the Higher Self

A Call To Hearts Lifting to the Higher Self

Dr. Stewart Bitkoff, Contributor Waking Times When are we going to stop thinking in terms of religion, country, tribe, town, neighborhood, planet, business and I. When will we begin to think in terms of humanity and helping all people reach higher? Yes. It is natural to think about self, but when are we going to […]

By October 7, 2014 7 Comments Read More →
Inducing Higher Intelligence and Heightened Senses with Gamma Brain Waves

Inducing Higher Intelligence and Heightened Senses with Gamma Brain Waves

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Brainwave entrainment is a way to train the brain to synchronize to a certain frequency, such as gamma, beta, delta, theta and alpha. Each frequency matches a certain state of consciousness. For example, delta is the brainwave dominant while in an unconscious state such as sleeping; while theta and […]

Dangers of Smart Meters Extend Beyond Radiation Exposure

Dangers of Smart Meters Extend Beyond Radiation Exposure

Waking Times The electro-magnetic radiation given off by smart meters has become a health concern for many, but, millions of people worldwide whose homes have been outfitted with these devices must also be aware of the dangers of overheating and malfunction. Recently, there have been an extraordinary number of smart meter-related fires reported all over […]