As Trial Begins, Trump Protest Attendees Face 60 Years In Prison

By Chris Steele, -

By Chris Steele for Truthout - A combined total of 12,000 years in prison is what close to 200 protestors, journalists and legal observers are facing from attending a protest at the January 20 [...]

Jerry Brown Lashes Out At COP23 Climate Protesters

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By Kate Aronoff for In These Times - BONN, GERMANY—California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) is set to have a big week here in Bonn at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 23rd Conference of the [...]

New Book Explores How Protesters—And Governments—Use Internet Tactics

By Wendy Grossman, -

By Wendy Grossman for ARS Technica - In February 2003, the largest demonstration in Britain's history saw two million people march across London to protest the approaching Iraq War. Dozens of [...]

House Approves Bill To Address Perceived Threat Of Paid Protesters

By Matt Trotter, -

By Matt Trotter for Public Radio Tulsa - Citing costs faced by North Dakota in the wake of Dakota Access Pipeline protests, the Oklahoma House passed a bill creating liability for anyone who [...]

How The Government Is Turning Emerging Activists Into Felons

By Natasha Lennard, -

By Natasha Lennard for Esquire - Alsip only knew one other person at the protest march that day. The political science graduate student from the University of Chicago had met her partner in [...]

Arizona GOP Kills Bill That Would’ve Treated Protesters Like Terrorists

By Brian Grenoble, -

By Brian Grenoble for The Huffington Post - “People need to know we are not about limiting people’s rights,” Arizona House Speaker J.D. Mesnard said. An Arizona bill that would have let the state [...]

Are Police Searching Inauguration Protesters’ Phones?

By George Joseph, -

By George Joseph for City Lab - A lawyer for several protesters arrested in inauguration protests on Friday claims that police appear to be mining information from mobile phones taken after they [...]

North Dakota Governor Orders Pipeline Protesters Expelled

By Terray Sylvester, -

By Terray Sylvester for Reuters - North Dakota's governor ordered the expulsion of thousands of Native American and environmental activists camped on federal property near an oil pipeline project [...]

Trump Interrupted By Protesters 14 Times

By Christina Wilkie, -

By Christina Wilkie for The Huffington Post - Protesters disrupted Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s speech at the Detroit Economic Club 14 times on Monday, a startling number, even [...]

New York’s Newest Protesters Are Right: It’s Time To Defund Police

By Steven W Thrasher, -

By Steven W Thrasher for The Guardian - My professor friend AJ and I led a walking tour of college students earlier this week about protest and policing in New York City. Between our stop at One [...]

Baton Rouge Police Sued Over Violent Actions Against Protesters

By Kevin Gosztola, -

By Kevin Gosztola for Shadow Proof - In the aftermath of the police killing of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, police officers clad in military gear attacked nonviolent protesters while [...]

Protesters To Wall Off Trump’s Hate At RNC In Cleveland

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By Staff of Mijente - In response to Trump’s insults, threats and his promises of mass deportation and building a border wall to separate neighbors, communities are traveling to Cleveland to give [...]

FBI Greenlights Crackdown On Black Lives Matter Protesters

By Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, -

By Mara Verheyden-Hilliard for AlterNet - The violent events of the past week have placed the country at a decisive moment. Words matter but deeds matter more. Leadership matters. President Obama [...]

Philadelphia Lawyers Form Coalition To Defend Protesters At DNC

By Christopher “Flood the Drummer” Norris, -

By Christopher “Flood the Drummer” Norris for Philly In Focus - for Philadelphia – (Politics): More than a dozen copies of the book, “Crashing the Party: Legacies and Lessons from the RNC 2000,” [...]

9 Arrested In Seattle After May Day Protesters Clash With Police

By Elizabeth Preza, -

By Elizabeth Preza for Alternet. Seattle, WA - Police in Seattle arrested nine people Sunday after a peaceful May Day march morphed into a riot, with “anti-capitalist” protestors throwing rocks, [...]

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