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 … More

February 7, 2014 | By | Reply 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 More

October 22, 2013 | By | Reply 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, … More

August 10, 2013 | By | 3 Replies 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 … More

July 24, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
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 … More

July 17, 2013 | By | 64 Replies More
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 … More

July 10, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
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 … More

July 4, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
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 … More

June 24, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
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 … More

May 10, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
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 … More

March 28, 2013 | By | 1 Reply 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 … More

March 12, 2013 | By | 5 Replies 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 … More

March 12, 2013 | By | 1 Reply 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 … More

February 14, 2013 | By | 9 Replies 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! … More

January 17, 2013 | By | 5 Replies 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 … More

December 28, 2012 | By | 6 Replies 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 … More

November 15, 2012 | By | 1 Reply 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 … More

October 11, 2012 | By | 6 Replies 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 … More

August 16, 2012 | By | Reply 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 … More

August 9, 2012 | By | Reply 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 … More

August 8, 2012 | By | Reply More

Must Watch Videos

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public













Terence Newton, Staff Writer
Waking Times

In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.

The story of Nikola More

April 14, 2014 | By | 13 Replies More
Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More