Tag: Protests

#ProtectMueller protests demand justice, “Trump is not above the law.” (Video, Photos)

Take it to the streets, America. The investigation into Trump’s corruption and likely criminality must not be stopped. Thousands of Americans from Florida to California gathered to defend Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the system of justice he represents. Below, photos and video from the events, shared live. The #ProtectMueller crowd keeps growing! pic.twitter.com/7KvYY0fL5t — […]

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Fighting for Democracy: A Lesson From Bolivia

On Monday more than 25 opposition groups flooded the streets of colonial Potosí to disrupt the government’s official celebration of Bolivia’s independence day. It had snowed in the city on Saturday, and melting snowmen decorated the main plaza.   Alongside the national army and Congress there for the official events, hundreds of people turned out to […]

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Man Arrested in Horrific Stabbing Death of Nia Wilson; Bay Area Protesters Demand Justice

BART police image of John Cowell, 27, who was apprehended on Monday night for fatally stabbing Nia Wilson, 18, and injuring her sister, Letifiah Wilson, 26Screenshot: ABC 7 News The man believed to have slit the throat of 18-year-old Nia Wilson at an Oakland BART station on Sunday night was arrested without incident Monday night. […]

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Injustice against Standing Rock protesters is egregious—and ongoing

A Native American protester stands in front of the White House during a demonstration against the Dakota Access Pipeline on March 10, 2017, in Washington, DC. Standing Rock protesters faced below-freezing conditions, water cannons, sponge rounds, bean bag rounds, stinger rounds, teargas grenades, pepper spray, Mace, Tasers, and even a sound weapon. Officers carried weapons openly and […]

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Cartoon: Civility, please. Kindly refrain from using the n-word.

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Mynxii White’s “Revolt” at Leica Gallery, LA: Paying homage to women resisters and the importance of defiance

by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick It is an impossible feat to document—or to know, name or even catalog—all of the resisters whose actions led to revolutions, both big and small. And yet some of these women have left a personal impact on photographer Mynxii White—one that she has chosen to channel into her work. With the […]

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Man Who Drove Through Antwon Rose Protest, Ran Over Demonstrator, Only Charged With Misdemeanor

Screenshot: KDKA/Post-Gazette A Pennsylvania man who hit a protester after driving his car through a street filled with protest was charged with a misdemeanor, the second such incident at a demonstration demanding justice after a Pittsburgh police officer shot and killed 17-year-old Antwon Rose, Jr. According to the Tribune-Review, 69-year-old Ronald V. Hinerman’s silver Hyundai […]

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Trump to NFL: Congratulations, You Played Yourself

President Donald Trump delivers remarks while hosting the New England Patriots and team owner Robert Kraft during a celebration of the team’s Super Bowl victory on the South Lawn at the White House April 19, 2017 in Washington, D.C. It was the team’s fifth Super Bowl victory since 1960.Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) The NFL […]

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Open Borders Protesters Target 2018: ‘Vote Them Out’

Hundreds of open borders protesters in Washington, DC, on Saturday joined in chants of “vote them out” amid protest signs that took clear aim at the 2018 midterm elections. “Vote them out” chants rang out many times over the course of several hours at one of many leftist open borders protests on Saturday. The “Keep […]

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‘You are not alone’: Supporters briefly block bus of migrant kids as it leaves Texas facility

Campaign Action Migrant children, already frightened and tired after an arduous journey to the U.S./Mexico border, become all the more vulnerable at the McAllen Customs Border Protection Facility in McAllen, Texas. That’s exactly why supporters have been outside the facility rallying for them. Dubbed “Ursula,” this is the facility where migrant families are initially processed—and where migrant families […]

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‘You are not alone’: Supporters send messages of love as they briefly block bus of migrant kids

Campaign Action Migrant children, already frightened and tired after an arduous journey to the U.S./Mexico border, become all the more vulnerable at the McAllen Customs Border Protection Facility in McAllen, Texas. That’s exactly why supporters have been outside the facility rallying for them. Dubbed “Ursula,” this is the facility where migrant families are initially processed—and where migrant families […]

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Claim: ‘Red Hen’ Owner Followed Sarah Sanders’ Family to Another Restaurant, Kept Heckling Them

Gov. Mike Huckabee said Monday on the Laura Ingraham Show that even after Red Hen restaurant owner Stephanie Wilkinson threw his daughter Sarah Sanders out because she worked for President Donald Trump, she also stoked a protest at a nearby business where some of Sanders’ party had relocated. Sanders, Trump’s press secretary, wrote on Twitter […]

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Iran: Protesters Chant ‘Death to Palestine’ in Tehran’s Grand Bazaar

Thousands of Iranians reportedly took to Tehran’s historic Grand Bazaar on Monday, forcing its shutdown in protest over the Islamic Republic’s decision to spend money on Iran’s adventurism abroad instead of helping fuel its troubled economy at home, where over 40 percent of its population is unemployed. According to the Associated Press, the demonstrations, which […]

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Protesters blast audio of crying migrant toddlers at home of Trump’s family separation chief

But Nielsen, who became the poster girl in recent weeks for defending a pre-meditated policy of state-sponsored terror, got an earful two times this week. While Friday’s protest was organized, Tuesday’s restaurant action was completely organic. Werner had gotten a text from a friend dining at MXDC that Nielsen was there and they immediately put […]

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Children, faith leaders occupy Senate building rotunda in protest of family separation policy

Children and faith leaders occupying the rotunda of the Russell Senate Building in Washington, D.C. Campaign Action Surrounded by faith leaders and supporters, one dozen children wrapped in emergency thermal blankets occupied the rotunda of the Russell Senate Building in Washington, D.C., this week to support other children who need help. “People are watching this,” said Lorenzo Morales-Eguren, […]

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‘We are at a crossroads as a nation’: Marchers across U.S. protest Trump’s family separation policy

Demonstrators outside a detention facility in Los Angeles, California. Campaign Action Americans outraged over the Trump administration’s barbaric family separation policy took to the streets in dozens of cities all over the U.S. on Thursday, including Los Angeles, where, as home to the largest population of undocumented immigrants in the nation, it hit particularly close to the heart. […]

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How thousands are fighting back against Trump’s border policies

Over 60 rallies and protests are planned for Thursday to protest the administration’s border policies.Image: mandel ngan/AFP/Getty Images By Heather Dockray2018-06-14 15:00:14 UTC Last month, the Trump administration announced that they’d be separating parents crossing the border for asylum from their children. It was a radical shift in policy, inciting feelings of outrage — and […]

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Lessons From the Gilded Age

America is in a new Gilded Age, or so the headlines say. “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like the Gilded Age,” Bloomberg warned in February, noting that the late nineteenth century “was a time of exploding economic inequality, stagnant living standards, growing concern about monopolies, devastating financial crises … brazen political corruption, frequent pronouncements […]

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Four protests have each brought out 1 million+ Americans during Trump’s term—all of them liberal

You can take your NRA and shove it. According to Washington Post trackers, there have been at least four national protests during the Trump presidency to bring out over one million Americans each. Since President Trump’s inauguration, the United States has seen four enormous protests — each with well over 1 million participants — objecting […]

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