Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tag: protests

Occupy Biden demonstrates how to hold politicians accountable

A coalition completed a weeklong occupation of land close to the President’s home with two demands: that he declare a climate emergency and that he stop any new fossil fuel projects.

How to counter the growing threat of agent provocateurs

Those who want movements to fail will try to lure them into violence. A new handbook shows how to reduce that risk.

‘A win for Civil Rights’: Federal judge blocks Florida GOP’s anti-protest...

"We are glad the court has agreed to suspend enforcement of this key provision while we continue to advocate to ensure that protesters in Florida can safely exercise their right to speak out against injustice."

A global anti-Olympics movement rises to challenge the games’ darker side

“The Olympics Games put tremendous pressure on the host city’s local budget, crash the democratic government process and destroy the environment."

10 world-changing protests you should know about

People are taking to the streets to resist repression, from the U.S. to Japan.

Millions mark international Women’s Day as pandemic deepens inequality, violence around...

We hear voices from protests in the Philippines, Mexico and Guatemala in a year where women have been disproportionately impacted by rising poverty, unemployment and violence during the pandemic.

Members of several well-known hate groups identified at Capitol riot

Several participants ProPublica and FRONTLINE identified from video have direct links to the white nationalist movement.

USA downgraded as civil liberties deteriorate across the Americas

While recent brutality against protests for racial justice is concerning, the decline in basic freedoms in the USA began before this crackdown.

State backers of anti-protest bills received campaign funding from oil and...

Legal experts have warned that critical infrastructure laws may well be unconstitutional.

Innocent mother beaten by Philly cops on video filing lawsuit

Attorneys representing the victim have confirmed she is filing a civil rights case against the police department.

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Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.
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NY cop pleads guilty to violating handcuffed man’s civil rights

If the Court accepts the plea agreement, Officer Matthew Felitto will receive a sentence of probation along with a $7,500 fine.

Earthquakes. Drought. Geysers. Permian oilfield water woes pile up in west Texas

At 8:00 a.m. Eastern on January 21, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook Culberson County in West Texas midway between Odessa and El...

Biden must take on Big Pharma over cancer drug that costs $189,000 per year

The United States government should be using its investments in medical research and innovation to benefit all Americans, not just the shareholders at a few corporations.