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Justice For Michael Brown - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Justice, Michael Brown, Eric Holder, Officer Darren Wilson, petition, 1st Amendment rights, protest )

Dandelion
- 22 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Enough is enough. Join us in demanding the Department of Justice brings federal criminal charges against Officer Darren Wilson and defends our 1st Amendment rights to protest until Michael Brown's killer is brought to justice.
Bay Area Demonstrators Succeed, If Only Temporarily, in 'Blocking the Boat for Gaza' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: 'Block the Boat', Israel, Palestine, protest, free Gaza, world, ethics, humans, politics, freedoms, society )

Carrie
- 130 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Thousands of demonstrators demanding an end to the siege of Gaza and justice for all Palestinians succeeded - if only temporarily - in preventing an Israeli-owned freighter from docking at the Port of Oakland yesterday.
Turkish (Islamist) Deputy PM: Women Shouldn't Laugh in Public
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, immodesty, Turkey, Bulent Arinc, women's rights, laughing, protest )

Beth
- 137 days ago - clarionproject.org
Bülent Arınç said today that women should refrain from laughing in public, because it's immodest. In response to Arınç's remarks, hundreds of Turkish women posted pictures of themselves laughing on social media platforms.
Every Protest on the Planet Since 1979 Mapped
Society & Culture  (tags: Protest, unrest, world upheaval, Global Database of Events, Language, Tone, 1979, injustice, unrest )

Dandelion
- 464 days ago - foreignpolicy.com
From Cairo to Wall Street to the West Bank, plotting a world of upheaval. The Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone has recorded nearly 250 million events since 1979, according to its website, and is updated daily. People realize injustice.
Walking Out on Wal-Mart
Society & Culture  (tags: wal-mart, strike, California, Illinois, Warehouse Workers For Justice, United Electrical Workers, rights, safety, health, activists, organize, protest, boycott Walmart )

Brian
- 827 days ago - socialistworker.org
Workers at Wal-Mart warehouses in southern California and Illinois are on strike for the respect that they deserve from the giant corporate retailer.
Occupy Coca- Cola !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protest, Coca-Cola, corporations )

Cher
- 1160 days ago - occupycoke.com
If we all stop drinking their product, a product that has no nutritional value, we can take this corporation down. We can show the true power we have.
Hedges: Every Act of Rebellion Helps Tear Down Our Corrupt System
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, politics, society, protest, humans, culture, ethics, crime, education, news, world, law )

Cal
- 1472 days ago - alternet.org
Hope and justice live when people, even in tiny numbers, stand up and fight for them.
Violence in the Amazon - 1 Dead, Dozens Injured in Indigenous Protests
Society & Culture  (tags: Amazon, Equadorian, Indigenous Peoples, protest, state violence, , United Nations Declaration on the Rights )

Rosemary
- 1908 days ago - republicoflakotah.com
Ecuadorian police have attacked peaceful Shuar Indigenous protesters near the town of Macas in the southern Ecuadorian Amazon, leaving at least one Shuar teacher dead. Please join Cultural Survival in condemning this state violence Continued>
Woody Harrelson Calls for Green Activism
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, ecofriendly, greenliving, activists, protest )

Patricia
- 2647 days ago - latimes.com
Woody Harrelson called for more anti-oil activism at a media and technology conference Thursday, though he declined to say how far he was willing to go personally as a protester.
Tell Fox to Stop the Racially Divisive Coverage -- Contact Them TODAY!
Society & Culture  (tags: racism, fox news, O'Reilly, protest )

Patricia
- 2648 days ago - mediamatters.org
When Fox News was forced to respond to O'Reilly's comments, the network issued a statement reading: "This is nothing more than left-wing outlets stirring up false racism accusations for ratings. It's sad."
Teens Protesting Circus Chain Themselves to Spokane Arena
Society & Culture  (tags: protest, circus, activists, law )

Patricia
- 2649 days ago - krem.com
The teens were part of a group protesting the opening night of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Initiative Petition Aims to Decriminalize Marijuana
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, activists, rights, law, police, decriminalize, marijuana, budget, protest )

Barbara
- 2651 days ago - joplinglobe.com
"We are here today to introduce an opportunity for the citizens of Joplin to enact a more sensible marijuana policy," he announced. "Over 200 people were arrested in 2005 for marijuana possession in Joplin," he continued. "This is a waste of police.....
UPDATE on Alex Jones
Society & Culture  (tags: protest, 9-11, americans, politics, media )

Patricia
- 2665 days ago - roguegovernment.com
UPDATE #1: Jones is now being held at the Midtown South precinct on 357 West 35th Street. Infowars is reporting that Jones was singled out in a group of 400 protesters, verbally accosted by police and forced to present identification which he didn't have
Wiccans Pray for Tree's Preservation
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, Wicca, development, contruction, protest, protection )

Michele
- 2698 days ago - citizen-times.com
Asheville NC: 30 people circled an old magnolia tree, chanting a Wiccan prayer to protect it from development near City-County Plaza. A developer plans to build retail space and 40 condominiums on the site.Construction is expected to begin in spring 2008.
Tens of Thousands in D.C. Protest Against Iraq War
Society & Culture  (tags: Protest, Peace )


- 2890 days ago - today.reuters.com
Veterans and military families joined some lawmakers, peace groups and actors including Vietnam war protester Jane Fonda to urge Congress and President George W. Bush to stop funding the war and pull troops from Iraq.
 

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