Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: protests

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.

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.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.