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Matt Damon, a lifelong friend of Howard Zinn and his family, read excerpts from a speech Howard Zinn gave in 1970 as part of a debate on civil disobedience.

What started as a peaceful protest by the Elsipogtog Mi’kmaq First Nation in New Brunswick against a shale gas project has now spun violently out of control. After the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) advanced on the anti-fracking protest, demonstrators clashed with police, chemical agents were deployed and at least half a dozen police vehicles were destroyed by Molotov cocktails.

Mere hours into Anonymous’s worldwide Million Mask March, an arrest has already reportedly taken place in Washington, D.C., the focal point for the American demonstration.

Thousands of privacy advocates showed up in Washington, D.C. Saturday to protest the National Security Agency and its perceived unconstitutional and unchecked surveillance of Americans and the world.

San Juan County has become the fifth county in Utah to declare a state of emergency in response to the closure of National Park areas. But the San Juan County Commission has also decided to storm National Park Service barricades, take control of some parks, and reopen them to the public.

A group in Nebraska is fighting back against the Keystone XL Pipeline by building a solar-powered obstacle.