Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: protests

People power: Focus and unite

Focus and unite . . . the only sane and possible solution.

‘Absolutely insane’: Greg Abbott seeks pardon for man convicted of murdering...

"Now the man who killed Garrett Foster, while Foster protested George Floyd's murder, will be pardoned. George Floyd's pardon is still stuck with the Board of Pardons. If a fiction author wrote this, no one would believe it."

What determines the success of movements today?

The importance of timing, external factors and luck certainly leave some open questions.

This is one of the best times in history to be...

“Let us be those creative dissenters who will call our beloved nation to a higher destiny.”

Iran: A winter-spring anti-romance

To achieve a more orderly and just transition in Iran, a ceasefire is needed in the winter-spring standoff between the revolutionary generation of 1979 and the revolutionary generation of today.

Three tons of fascism with a bull bar

Fuming at the rest of us, Democracy, and the Earth.

Lessons for nonviolent activism in an era of digital authoritarianism

The world’s dictatorships are exporting repressive technologies and collaborating as they adapt to the digital era—activists should do the same.

Yes, protest can influence the Supreme Court

Time and again, history has shown that the Supreme Court does, in fact, respond to the court of public opinion.

‘Five-alarm fire’: Anger, resolve as thousands rally nationwide for reproductive rights

"Beyond protests, we will need mass meetings to plan next steps for the movement including direct action and even strikes."

West Virginia protest calls out Manchin’s coal profits

Over the weekend, 16 people were arrested after trying to block the entrance to the Grant Town Power Plant, which burns pricey waste coal bought from Sen. Manchin’s company.

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US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in the South

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.

New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.