Boots Riley and The Coup perform live in 2011. (Wikimedia Commons / Amelia Kennedy Photography)
30 Sep 2015

Art & Resistance With Boots Riley & Ellen Meeropol (VIDEO)

Boots Riley of the Coup, author Ellen Meeropol, & Center for Constitutional Rights attorney Rachel Meeropol on using art & activism to fight repression.

File: A protester with long hair spilling from underneath an "Anonymous" Guy Fawkes mask marches in the anti-NATO protests, May 20, 2012. (Flickr / Bob Vonderau)
09 Sep 2015

‘The Personal Is Political’: Sustaining Communities Of Resistance (Reader Response)

Comrade Chompsky, Shadowproof Reader: A couple of months ago I placed an ad in Craigslist, seeking shared housing. In itself, this is unremarkable; what makes this one different, is the character of the ad. Entitled “Lifelong Activist Seeks Permanent Share,” it has produced some interesting responses — and frames some of the issues activists must face.

A group of mostly women taking part in the Moral March in Raleigh, N.C. on February 8, 2014, part of a crowd of about 100,000 that came out to support diverse causes. One holds a sign which reads "Up Up With Education, Down Down With Deportation." (Flickr / Stephen Melkisethian)
28 Aug 2015

The Poor Are Never The Enemy: Talking With Shadowproof Readers

In Shadowproof’s Mailbag: Our borders are under invasion (from refugee children?)! Poor people are lazy and just don’t want to work. Why is the corporate-owned media telling us to hate other poor people and ignore the global 1%? Also: Campaign Zero, Ferguson, and people’s movements for revolutionary change.

Transform Now Three (Photo from Transform Now Plowshares)
08 May 2015

Federal Appeals Court Reverses Nun & Army Veterans’ Sabotage Act Convictions

A federal appeals court has reversed convictions in the case of an 85-year-old nun and two Army veterans, who broke into a United States government facility holding weapons-grade uranium, and called for nuclear weapons to be transformed into “real life-giving alternatives to build true peace.” The activists’ sentences were vacated,