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Thousands of Pro-Sanders, Anti-Fracking Marchers Hit Streets
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, ethics, usa, DNC, protests, activism )

- 90 days ago -
Thousands of demonstrators took to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, cheering, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilted during a heat wave.
Millions Of Bernie Supporters To Storm DNC Over Election Fraud | Press24
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Democratic National Convention, non-violent Civil Disobedience, protests, Occupy, superdelegates, guccifer, Election FRAUD, media complicity )

- 120 days ago -
Millions of Bernie Sanders supporters are going to storm the upcoming Democratic convention in protest to the recent election fraud scandal. A non-violent Occupy type protest is planned, with perhaps millions, or at least tens of thousands, involved
Mississippi Passes Controversial 'Religious Freedom' Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mississippi, religious freedom, bigotry, prejudice, discrimination, bills, protests )

- 200 days ago -
Governor Phil Bryant signed HB1523 into law on Tuesday amid opposition from equal rights groups and businesses. He said the bill "protects sincerely held religious beliefs and moral convictions." Protesters say the bill would allow for lawful...
Occupy CNN: Protest Breaks Out Against the Lack of Sanders Coverage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, news, demonstrations, protests, Presidential candidates, elections, Bernie Sanders )

- 202 days ago -
On Sunday, over 1,000 protesters voiced their anger over CNN's lack of Bernie Sanders coverage at the network's Los Angeles headquarters.
Meet the Badass Activist Collective Bringing Direct Action Back to Black Communities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activism, action, Ferguson, protests, BlackOUT Collective )

- 619 days ago -
In October, organizers in Ferguson put out a call for people nationwide to come to the city to participate in four days of resistance to demand justice for Michael Brown, who was killed in August by police officer Darren Wilson.
Federal Court Order: Explosive DOT-111 "Bomb Train" Oil Tank Cars Can Continue to Roll
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: oil, trains, transportation, dangers, oil by rail, Sierra Club, protests )

- 638 days ago -
A U.S. federal court has ordered a halt in proceedings until May in a case centering around oil-by-rail tankers pitting the Sierra Club and ForestEthics against the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). As a result, potentially explosive DOT-111 oil...
From Tweets to the Streets: #YesAllWomen Actions Planned in Major Cities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activism, violence against women, women's power, protests, activism, usa, world, politics, news, media )

- 873 days ago -
It's extremely important that people manifest in the streets. That this feeling is not allowed to be defused."
School That Gave Abbott's Daughter a $60,000 Scholarship Targeted By Vandals!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Australian politics, Abbott, prime minister, vandalsim, protests )

- 879 days ago -
Vandals have brazenly attacked the design school that gave Prime Minister Tony Abbott's daughter a $60,000 scholarship in what appears to be a targeted act, while students protested in Melbourne.
When Protesting Bush's Wars Was a Crime
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, arrests, bush, cheney, corruption, crime, dishonesty, elections, government, Govtfearmongering, iraq, lies, media, politics, propaganda, protests, republicans )

- 1005 days ago -
In 2004, at the height - or depths - of George W. Bush's presidency, the very idea of protesting his "war on terror" or invasion of Iraq was deemed worthy of repressing, the backdrop for mass arrests outside the Republican National Convention [....]
Obama Announces Steps Toward Guantanamo Closure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gitmo, Cuba, USA, Obama, hunger strikes, rights, torture, indefinite detention, closing commitment, protests, politics, health )

- 1248 days ago -
In a comprehensive counterterrorism speech Thursday at Fort McNair in Washington, D.C., Mr. Obama said, "There is no justification beyond politics for Congress to prevent us from closing a facility that should never have been opened."
Tell Obama to Close Guantanamo - Call-in Day - Action
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo, hunger strikers, protests, health risk, illness, humanrights, violation, UN, justice system, US, Obama )

- 1254 days ago -
Grab your phone and help us flood the White House with calls demanding action. Fill out the form below to let us know that you've placed a call to the White House - even if you don't get through. We'll use this information to add strength to our campaign
Michelle Obama: Tell Barack to Close Guantanamo Prison - ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gitmo, Cuba, USA, Obama, hunger strikes, rights, torture, indefinite detention, suicides, protests, politics, health )

- 1263 days ago -
This Mothers Day, help Om Abdurahman and the other mothers of GuantanAmo prisoners reunite with their sons by telling Michelle Obama to tell her husband to close Guantanamo Bay Prison immediately.
US Admits Gitmo Hunger Strike Spreading
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo, hunger strikers, protests, health risk, illness, humanrights, violation, UN, justice system, US )

- 1317 days ago -
Capt. Robert Durand denied that the hunger strike is "a widespread phenomenon, as alleged," by the captives' lawyers, and blamed them of spreading "outright falsehoods and gross exaggerations." He downplayed the reports of a mass strike at Gitmo.>>
ACTIVISM: Mass Arrests Likely at Political Conventions: 6 Historical Precedents
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, politics, protests, republicans, activism, activists, government, democrats, americans )

- 1571 days ago -
Clinton's law designates political conventions National Special Security Events, a category of state security that virtually dooms the exercise of First Amendment Rights.
Targeting Right-Wing Extremism, Citizens Challenge Corporate Ties
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: protests, activism, Hearltand Institute news, government, media, politics, usa )

- 1613 days ago -
A coalition of advocacy groups is targeting corporate support for the right-wing Heartland Institute after the organisation took out a controversial billboard in Chicago comparing people who believe in global warming to a serial killer and mass murderer.

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