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Every Protest on the Planet Since 1979 Mapped
Society & Culture  (tags: Protest, unrest, world upheaval, Global Database of Events, Language, Tone, 1979, injustice, unrest )

- 2014 days ago -
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.
Occupy Coca- Cola !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protest, Coca-Cola, corporations )

- 2711 days ago -
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 )

- 3023 days ago -
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 )

- 3458 days ago -
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 )

- 4197 days ago -
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 )

- 4198 days ago -
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 )

- 4200 days ago -
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 )

- 4202 days ago -
"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 )

- 4216 days ago -
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 )

- 4249 days ago -
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 )

- 4440 days ago -
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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