Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: protests

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.

What to know when someone blames Black people for all the...

Our society should move away from racist conclusions, and toward the outrageous indecencies that a well-to-do society forces on us less fortunate members.

Banned from protesting in the nation’s capital for five years back...

Back in October 1967, I was one of hundreds arrested and beaten on the Mall of the Pentagon during a night-long sit down in front of armed U.S. troops.

Popular movements can overcome authoritarian policing

While Trump sending in militarized troops to cities needs to be opposed, police violence is bigger than Trump.

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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.