- Earth First! Journal announced that due to the trans-phobic policies of radical environmental group Deep Green Resistance, which is led by authors Derrick Jensen and Lierre Kieth, they will no longer publish content from DGR.
- Anarchists in Vancouver, B.C. claim responsibility for a fire which destroyed a home under construction in East Vancouver, which they set to combat gentrification.
- La Solidaria, a squatted autonomous space in Montevideo, Uruguay that hosts classes, films and discussions, was raided by police on May 10. La Solidaria is facing closure because the Evangelical Church of Germany, which owns the building, is selling off its assets to repay debts.
- Representatives from TransCanada, the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline, were swiftly kicked off the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation last week, by tribal leadership. There’s video.
- The author of Blog del Narco, a Mexican blog charting Mexico’s U.S.-backed drug war, which has killed tens of thousands of people, has fled her country after her partner on the blog went missing.
- A note left on the hull of a Watertown, Mass. boat by Boston Marathon-bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, as he hid from police when he was wounded the night before his capture, states that the Tsarnaevs were primarily motivated by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to unnamed officials.
- A suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan struck a military convoy, killing sixteen people, including six U.S. military and two children.
- Federal regulators have backed down from Wall Street banks, watering down a provision which would have regulated the selling of derivatives, financial instruments worth $633 trillion that were responsible for the 2008 economic crisis.
- Fast food workers walked off the job yesterday in Milwaukee, the fifth major city in the U.S. to experience hundreds of workers striking for a day to demand better pay. The campaign is being coordinated by the Service Employees International Union.