Chicago High School Students Hold Sit-In In Defense Of Students Who Refused To Stand For National Anthem

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Students at Chicago’s Nicholas Senn High School carried out a sit-in on Wednesday in response to a teacher telling a Hispanic student, Yésica Salazar, 17, to “go back to your country” after [...]

Power To Disrupt: Limits And Possibilities Of Campus Sit-Ins

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College campuses are systems of capitalist domination: of workers, students and surrounding communities. But campus revolts have been on the rise in recent years. In the US, for instance, as the [...]

‘Resist Rockwool’ Holds Sit-In Of Senator Joe Manchin Office

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Washington, DC — West Virginia residents occupied U.S. Senator Joe Manchin’s office today to demand he take a position on a controversial factory under construction in the Eastern Panhandle. U.S. [...]

Police Break Up Sit-In Against Canadian Mine In North Mexico

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Canada's Coeur Mexicana mining company had reached a deal with the people of Guazapares, but then proceeded to violate the terms of that agreement. A group of 130 security officers from Chihuahua [...]

7 Protesters Arrested After Sit-In At Rep. Steny Hoyer’s Office

By Talia Richman, -

The protesters were demanding to meet with the Southern Maryland lawmaker about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. A group of about 12 protesters gathered in Hoyer’s office Thursday afternoon and [...]

A Sit-In Almost Turned Into A Shit-In

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For Kyle Harris for Westword - A sit-in almost turned into a shit-in when disability rights activists with ADAPT started needing to use the restroom — which had been shut down — after they had [...]

50 Clergy, Students & Allies Sit-In At Detention Center

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By Staff of Cosecha. The sit in a the South Bay detention center in Boston comes in response to the detention of three immigrant rights activists from Justicia Migrante in Burlington, VT: Jose [...]

Indiana Teachers Sit-In Demanding Young Recuse Himself From DeVos Vote

By Paulina Firoz, -

By Paulina Firoz for The Hill - A group of teachers in Indiana held a sit-in at the office of a senator they say should recuse himself from the vote to confirm President Trump’s pick for [...]

Lessons From Republic Windows Workers’ Sit-In, Eight Years On

By Curtis Black, -

By Curtis Black for The Chicago Reporter - On a frigid evening near the close of 2016, while going to a meeting at Goose Island, I was a bit startled to recall another frigid gathering there [...]

Arrests End NAACP Sit-In At Jeff Sessions’ Office

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By Jay Croft for CNN - (CNN) An NAACP sit-in to protest the nomination of US Sen. Jeff Sessions as US attorney general ended late Tuesday when six people were arrested at Sessions' Mobile, [...]

Maine Students Sit-In Solidarity With DAPL & Protest Maine Pipeline

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By Staff of MSCJ - Maine Students for Climate Justice (MSCJ) -- along with a number of allies (including 350 Maine supporters) staged a sit-in at the Public Utilties Commission in Hallowell, [...]

The Cynical Sit-In

By Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, -

By Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor for Jacobin Magazine - It’s the season of political antics and this time around, the Democratic Party refuses to be outdone. House Democrats, led by civil rights [...]

Families Of Imprisoned Journalists Begin Open Ended Sit-In

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By Staff of Daily News Egypt - Families of imprisoned journalists began an open ended sit-in at the Press Syndicate headquarters on Sunday, according to an announcement on the Facebook page [...]

Okinawa: Sit In At Camp Schwab Passes 500th Day

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By Staff of Ryukyu Shimpo - How on earth does one measure the gravity of a single wish, pursued by many people together? On November 18, the sit-in protest in front of the gate of Camp Schwab, [...]

‘Friendship Nine’ Cleared Of 1961 Civil Rights Sit-In Crimes

By Colleen Jenkins, -

Black civil rights protesters credited with reinvigorating the 1960s U.S. sit-in movement were absolved by a South Carolina court on Wednesday of the convictions lodged against them 54 years ago [...]

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