Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Tag: protests

‘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.

How hypocrites in high places have contributed to the riots in...

A decades-long wealth grab by the richest Americans has left millions of Americans on the brink of poverty — and poverty begets violence.

What will it take to defend the election? Here’s one winning...

The way to meet a possible disaster with strength and confidence is to have a plan.

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Trump planning to run in 2024? From his jail cell?

This guy is a political crook that has been allowed to run free—so far.

Trump’s suicidal gut instinct at work: ‘Fix those ‘rigged’ elections or we won’t vote.’

Trump can’t stand that he can't punch one hole in one state’s tabulations, thus his ever-tiresome "rigged election" lies, taking the untenable to the unthinkable.

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Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

Manchin fumes after Sanders op-ed in West Virginia paper calls out obstruction of Biden...

"Congress should proceed with caution on any additional spending and I will not vote for a reckless expansion of government programs."

Follow Alabama’s lead on child care

If one of our poorest states can rise to meet this basic human need, why can’t Congress?