Democracy Sleepwalking

By Arun Gupta, www.counterpunch.org -

By Arun Gupta for Counterpunch - On Sunday afternoon, as the Democracy Awakening march wound around the U.S. Capitol, I caught up with a well-known activist in the procession and asked, “What [...]

300+ Arrests As Pro-Democracy Forces Converge For Final Day

By Deirdre Fulton, www.commondreams.org -

By Deirdre Fulton for Common Dreams - More than 300 people were arrested Monday as part of Democracy Awakening, marking the final day of a record-setting week of civil disobedience at the U.S. [...]

More Than 900 ‘Democracy Spring’ Protesters Arrested In D.C. – So Far

By Jayne O'Donnell, www.usatoday.com -

By Jayne O'Donnell for USA Today - Police have calmly arrested hundreds of people in Washington, D,.C. protesting the influence of money in politics during the last week, in what several [...]

Protests Against Money In Politics Hold Little Interest For Beltway’s ‘Political Junkies’

By Janine Jackson, www.fair.org -

By Janine Jackson for FAIR - More than 400 people were arrested in a non-violent sit-in on Capitol Hill April 11, many having marched 150 miles from the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia. The protest, [...]

More Arrests At US Capitol As Democracy Spring Meets Black Lives Matter

By Staff, www.rt.com -

By Staff of RT - Dozens of protesters have been arrested at the US Capitol during the third day of 'Democracy Spring' demonstrations. In addition to demanding an end to corporate money in [...]

Arrests Made As Elderly Americans Protest At 2nd ‘Democracy Spring’ Sit-In

By Staff, www.rt.com -

By Staff of RT - Hundreds of Americans, many of whom are elderly, marched in support of political reform in Washington, DC, taking part in a sit-in and risking arrest as they pushed for fairer [...]