The US president is notoriously thin-skinned. He’s faced considerable protests across America — but it’s about to be turned up to “11” when he touches down in the UK tomorrow.
Fifty years ago today, in 1967, nearly 100,000 Americans marched on Washington, DC, to protest the Vietnam War. In those days there was a mandatory draft in place, and the risk was very real that a young man just out of high school could quickly wind up 13,000 miles away, fighting an unseen enemy in Read More
Protesting racism is a tricky business. Those who want to keep an unequal system in place will attack the manner of the protest so they can ignore the substance of it. So how do these people want blacks to protest racism? Click here for a complete guide to whitey-approved forms of protest.
On August 14, in Durham NC, something strange happened that does not make sense to me. A protester climbed up on the statue of a Confederate soldier, tied a rope around his neck, gave a signal, and her fellow activists pulled until the statue came crashing down. Then several others converged on the statue, viciously, Read More
The women from across the country who marched on Saturday see their protest as the beginning of something even bigger.
Prior to the start of the Republican National Convention, everybody felt that Cleveland was a powder keg. However, so far the streets of the city have been calm and most of the fireworks happened inside the convention.
Revelations that FBI surveillance planes circled Baltimore during the recent civil unrest have civil liberties advocates in a tizzy. Not surprisingly, the secretive Bureau has not been forthcoming about this ominous development.
This video report portrays what can happen when economic times turn bad. About Greece, but a cautionary tale for us all.
The Obama Administration is not being completely straight with us when it comes to the Occupy protests. A growing body of documentation suggests that the Department of Homeland Security is deeply involved in coordinating surveillance of protesters—and maybe more.
Protests Then and Now, Space-Age Science, And Stone-Age Art.
The police are becoming more like the military every day. This is probably not a good thing.
With the recent events in the Middle East and the union busting in Wisconsin, Americans can learn something useful about fighting back from our neighbors across the pond. In the UK, a group of ordinary citizens decided to disrupt business as usual: By spreading the word on Twitter and holding nation-wide protests of the largest cell phone provider Vodafone, they demanded the company pay up for billions in taxes owed.