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Violence Against KKK Shows Rift Among New Civil Rights Protesters
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, politics, tactics, activism, KKK, protests )

Cal
- 174 days ago - csmonitor.com
Nonviolence still holds sway, and data suggest it is most effective, but there's impatience with the status quo and a push for more aggressive tactics.
Protests Close Four Factories Owned By Israeli Arms Firm Elbit
Society & Culture  (tags: world, activists, protests, UK, Israeli arms company, society, freedoms, ethics, humans, politics, violence, rights, news )

Carrie
- 414 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Protesters today shut down four different factories owned by Israel's biggest arms company, Elbit Systems. The protests mark the one-year anniversary of the 2014 Israeli attack on Gaza.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Denounce Remarks Blaming Protesters for Officers' Murder
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, politics, police, protests, right toprotest, ethics, crime, culture, americans, law, government, society, news )

Cal
- 608 days ago - forcechange.com
Urge police union's president to apologize for blaming police brutality protesters for the murder of NYPD officers
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the NYPD to Fire the Officer Who Killed Eric Garner!
Society & Culture  (tags: ERic Garner, all lives matter equally, justice, protests, activism, police, policing, usa, society, politics )

Cal
- 627 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It is a great injustice that the officer will face no charges and has simply been placed on leave
Overturn Ban on Homosexual Activity --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Jamaica, Caribbean, buggery laws, homophobia, protests, religion, rights, society, culture, education, gayrights )

Lynn
- 770 days ago - forcechange.com
An antiquated, colonial-era law outlawing homosexual activity in the Caribbean is withstanding attempts at eradication due to rampant homophobia. The ... the repeal of so-called buggery laws, but mass protest has prevented any reform.
Ukraine - NO to Another U.S. War! Urgent Call for Actions - March 10 to 17
Society & Culture  (tags: Ukraine, US, anti-war actions, protests, danger of war, coup d'etat, media lies, nationalism, fascism )

Angelika
- 897 days ago - iacenter.org
The threat is real. Sanctions, war build up, warships with guided missiles to the Black Sea, F-15 fighter jets on Russia's border are dangerous provocations. Washington has recognized and committed more than $10 billion to an illegal right-wing government
The Seeds of Rebellion Are Taking Root, and Protests Against Injustices Are Blooming Across the Country | Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: arabspring, indignados, revolt, rebellion, resistance, protests, protestmovements, movements, popularmovements )

Barbara
- 1131 days ago - alternet.org
Shapiro describes Occupy as a "dandelion moment" in which the movement successfully dispersed seeds to float & root, thereby growing into a bigger movement. We wouldn't limit seeds to US Occupy, but include ArabSpring, Indignados, Egypt, Turkey, Brazil..
Clear Evidence That Corporate America Wants the Govt. to Treat Protesters as 'Terrorists'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, politics, usa, rights, freedoms, TransCanada, protests, terrorists, civil disobedience )

Lynn
- 1159 days ago - alternet.org
Corporations are trying to use the PATRIOT Act in ways that have nothing to do with Osama Bin Laden because the PATRIOT Act gives transnational corporations the power to snuff out the activism of all those who oppose them.
Gitmo Justice - Take Action
Society & Culture  (tags: Guantanamo, hunger strikers, protests, health risk, illness, humanrights, violation, UN, justice system, US )

Angelika
- 1232 days ago - gitmojustice.com
For more than a decade, the US government has imprisoned men at Guantanamo Bay without charge or trial. Indefinite detention without trial is not just un-American; it violates basic human rights. WE CAN CHANGE THIS.
Protect The Mine Worker Protesters in Indonesia From Unnecessary Use of Force ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protests, violence, freedoms, protection, environment )

CherAWAY
- 1779 days ago - forcechange.com
This has been a year of world-wide protest and because of it we have seen numerous examples of the unnecessary use of force. Indonesia's recent mine worker protest has been no exception, with one protester getting shot to death
ACTION ALERT: June 16 Vote - Tell Kansas City Council: Get City Out of Building New Nuke Weapons! PLEASE SIGN !
Society & Culture  (tags: nuclear weapons, protests, kansas city council, buildings, destruction, finances )

Simone
- 1898 days ago - change.org
It's entirely unprecedented for a city to help finance, and for a city agency to own, a plant for producing nuclear weapons components - nowhere in the world has a city had such participation. Yet Kansas City has put up municipal bonds to help finance a
Vision: Now Is the Time for Creative, Courageous, Nonviolent Action
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, freedoms, government, interesting, law, media, news, politics, protests, rights, society )

Kit
- 1994 days ago - alternet.org
Just in case the federal government thinks that it's intimidating people into silence with this kind of prosecution, think again. In fact, this is precisely the sort of event that reminds us just why we need creative, nonviolent protests and mass mobil->
The Hidden Story of Silicon Valley's High-Tech Workers
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, collective batgaining, culture, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, interesting, law, media, news, politics, protests, rights, safety, society, strike, women, Workers rights )

Kit
- 2000 days ago - truth-out.org
The struggle of these workers, almost all immigrants from Mexico, Central America and the Philippines, demolished some of the most cherished myths about the Silicon Valley workforce.
Who "Contributes" to Public Workers' Pensions?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, budgets., collective bargaining, culture, education, freedoms, government, law, media, news, politics, protests, rights, society, teachers, unions, women )

Kit
- 2000 days ago - truth-out.org
Accepting Gov. Walker' s assertions as fact, and failing to check, created the impression that somehow the workers are getting something extra, a gift from taxpayers. They are not.
In Providence, Tribal Members Protest Planned Board Game
Society & Culture  (tags: stereotypes, culture, tribal people, protests, game )

Lone
- 2349 days ago - projo.com
PROVIDENCE -- Concerned about stereotypes and cultural misunderstandings, New England tribal members Saturday urged educators to include more Native American history in their high school and college classes.
 

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