Articles by Sarah Lazare
Why Popular Assemblies Sweeping the Country Are Building Blocks of the Resistance
Sarah Lazare · From Raleigh to Los Angeles, communities on the frontlines are building the movement infrastructure for a coordinated fightback.
Before Omar Mateen Committed Mass Murder, the FBI Tried to 'Lure' Him Into a Terror Plot
Max Blumenthal and Sarah Lazare · New revelations raise questions about the FBI’s role in shaping Mateen’s lethal mindset.
Children Caught in Sweep as Feds Begin Mass Deportations
Sarah Lazare · Over the weekend, at least 121 people from predominantly Central American countries were rounded up by U.S. authorities
Despite Atrocities, US Approves $1.29 Billion Deal to Re-Arm Saudi Arabia
Sarah Lazare · 'It is illegal under US and international law to transfer weapons to human rights abusers, or to forces that will likely use it to commit gross violations of human rights.'
Ruptured Dams Engulf Brazilian Village in Toxic Mine Waste
Sarah Lazare · More than a dozen are feared dead, with scores missing, after a tailings owned by some of the biggest mining companies in the world burst
Study: Corporate Media Refuses to Acknowledge Civilian Victims of US Wars
Sarah Lazare · New research finds, through their silence, mainstream news outlets are 'legitimating' U.S. military's burn pits on civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan
Cries of Betrayal, Calls to Organize as Obama Approves Arctic Drilling
Sarah Lazare · 'With this decision, President Obama has given Shell an open invitation to turn the Chukchi Sea into an energy sacrifice zone,' said Marissa Knodel of Friends of the Earth
With Iran Deal Reached, US Anti-War Base Must Now Mobilize to Defend It
Sarah Lazare · Campaigners urge US civil society to 'show solidarity' with counterparts in Iran by preventing Congress from sinking the accord
After Freedom Flotilla Kidnapped by Israeli Navy, Global Campaign Vows to Sail Again
Text: Sarah Lazare Videos: Freedom Flotilla · Common Dreams report on the capture by Israeli military of ship on humanitarian mission to Gaza; Crew post videos saying "If you are watching this video it means we have been stopped..."
'You Have a Choice': Veterans Call On Drone Operators to Refuse Orders
Sarah Lazare · Joint statement signed by 45 US military veterans urges drone operators to follow their consciences and say 'no' to surveillance and assassination missions
No More False Solutions: Rising Call to Ban Corporate Polluters From UN Talks
Sarah Lazare · Corporate polluters are driving global warming and must not be allowed to steer—or even participate in—the ongoing processes of the United Nations whose stated aim is to develop global solutions to the climate crisis, a coalition of...
Get Ready: Protesters Vow to 'Flood the System' for Climate and Planetary Justice
Sarah Lazare · From the tar sands of Alberta to the Port of Seattle to the communities in the blast zone of oil trains, organizers across North America are calling for a "wave of resistance" this fall to "shut down the economic and political...
The Feudalism of Facebook: New Pay-to-Play News Feed as Indy Media Killer
Sarah Lazare · The Facebook empire of 1.4 billion users just conquered new territory, unrolling a "partnership" to host articles from some of the most well-known news publications in the world, in a venture that critics warn poses a direct threat...
Groundbreaking Study Confirms: We Must Leave Fossil Fuels "In the Ground"
Sarah Lazare · New research first of its kind to identify specific national reserves that must remain untapped A groundbreaking new study is confirming what green campaigners have long argued: in order to stave off climate disaster, the majority of...
As NYPD Union Vows 'Wartime Policing,' Questions Of 'Have We Learned Nothing?'
Sarah Lazare · "An eye for an eye is not our vision of justice," declared #BlackLivesMatter in a statement released Sunday A declaration by the New York Police Department Union that it will engage in "wartime policing" in response to...
Front-Lines Communities Rising Up: Dispatches from People's Climate
Nadia Prupis and Sarah Lazare · As heads of state, corporate leaders, and token civil society organizations meet behind the UN Climate Summit's closed doors Tuesday, the streets continue to resound with the messages of the 400,000 people who marched on Sunday, the...
Aiming at Roots of Climate Chaos, 'Flood Wall Street' Targets Capitalism Itself
Sarah Lazare · Ahead of UN summit, organizers of direct action say the planetary crisis of global warming 'is a result of an economic system that is based on endless extraction, endless growth, and ceaseless exploitation of the earth and...
As Attacks on Gaza's 'Besieged Civilians' Continue, US Gov't Rallies Behind Israel
Sarah Lazare · Bombardments continued Friday night and Saturday, bringing the Palestinian death toll to at least 1,650—80 percent of them civilians.
US Drones: 'Psychological Torture' from Above and the Resistance from Below
Sarah Lazare · As the United States steps up covert drone strikes on Yemen, with 
'Eminent Domain for the People' Leaves Wall Street Furious
Sarah Lazare · Housing justice advocates hopeful about innovative Richmond plan to use public seizure laws to save underwater homes from foreclosure Using the authority of state government to actually help people has Wall Street bankers in a...