Greenpeace Protesters Arrested After Hanging From Bridge; Shuting Down Section Of Houston Ship Channel

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Nearly a dozen Greenpeace protesters were arrested after hanging from the Fred Hartman bridge in Houston and forcing the closure of part of the Houston Ship Channel Thursday while taking on [...]

US is Behind Hong Kong Protests Says US Policymaker

By Tony Cartalucci, -

The US continues to deny any involvement in ongoing unrest in China’s special administrative region of Hong Kong. However, even a casual look at US headlines or comments made by US politicians [...]

Colonial Heritage, Socialist Future? The Complex History Behind Hong Kong Protests

By John Bachtell, -

The large-scale protests gripping Hong Kong the past few months, which have included violent confrontations with authorities, strikes, and student boycotts, show few signs of abating. The [...]

Artists Call For Kemper Museum Of Contemporary Art To Drop Trustee Tied To $130 Million Lawsuit Over ICE Detainees

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Mariner Kemper, the CEO and chairman of the UMB Financial Corp (UMB Bank) and a trustee of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri—which was founded by his parents, R. [...]

Roger Waters And John Pilger Make Powerful Defence Of Julian Assange In London

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Up to 1,000 people gathered last night in central London to hear internationally acclaimed musician Roger Waters deliver a musical tribute to imprisoned WikiLeaks’ publisher Julian Assange. [...]

Extinction Rebellion Shuts Down Manchester

By Sophie Halle-Richards, Manchester Evening News -

"Any action to disrupt major transport links impacting businesses and communities will be totally unacceptable" Greater Manchester Police have urged climate change protesters to allow the city to [...]

How To Make Sense Of Foreign Protests, Conflicts And Uprisings

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The Australian Broadcasting Corporation, our government-funded media outlet, has published an article titled “Australian expat living in Hong Kong throws off business suit to join protest [...]

Nan Goldin Among Activists Arrested While Protesting Governor Cuomo’s Failure To Open Safe Injection Sites

By Megan Kapler, -

At 11:00 AM on Wednesday, around two hundred health and drug policy activists swarmed New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office, where they protested the lawmaker’s failure to deliver on a [...]

Brexit Protest: Police Guard Downing St Gates As Hundreds Chant ‘No One Voted For Boris’

By Katie Weston, -

Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend Parliament in order to force through a no deal Brexit by October 31 has been confirmed by the Queen’s Privy Council. The move has been met with backlash, with [...]

West Papuan Protesters Call For Self-Determination In Mass Rallies

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Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in highland areas of West Papua, one week after violent demonstrations flared across Indonesia’s easternmost provinces, leaving one dead and [...]

Protectors Of Mauna Kea Are Fighting Colonialism, Not Science

By Julianne Tveten, -

Thousands of Native Hawaiians and their supporters have been congregating since July 15 at the base of Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano and mountain on the island of Hawaii. Known in Hawaiian as [...]

VMA Protestors Put Spotlight On Lead Water Crisis

By Rema Rahman, -

NEWARK, NJ - As throngs of attendees in cocktail dresses and casual suits lined up around the Prudential Center Monday eagerly awaiting entrance to MTV’s Video Music Awards, Anthony Diaz blew [...]

Vancouver Poet Rita Wong Incarcerated For 4 Weeks For Peaceful Anti-Pipeline Protest

By Vera DeWaard, -

On August 16, 2019, Rita Wong, an award-winning Vancouver poet and an associate professor in Critical and Cultural Studies at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, was sentenced to 28 days of [...]

Zimbabwe Opposition Official Arrested Over Protests

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Harare (AFP) - A senior official of Zimbabwe's main opposition party has been arrested for failing to stop an outlawed protest, the party said Friday. Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) [...]

Protests Against G7 Summit Finish With Citizen Manifesto

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Thousands of pacifists, defenders of nature and critics of capitalism and its consequences began these Monday mobilizations rejecting the group meeting made up by Germany, Canada, the United [...]