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Israel's Likud Government is trying to ban public protests against its ongoing assault in Gaza, citing the danger of rocket attacks as a pretext prohibit protests against its punitive military ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 215 comments on Sun Aug 10, 2014 at 03:41 PM PDT with 105 Recommends
On Sunday hundreds of anti-war protesters were arrested in two locations in Moscow, One in front of the Russia's Defense Ministry, and another in downtown Moscow's Manezh Square. . This comes ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Mar 03, 2014 at 06:08 AM PST with 34 Recommends
On April 15, 1967, 400,000 people marched from Central Park to the UN building in New York City to protest the Vietnam war, where they were addressed by critics of the war such as Benjamin Spock, ...
by allenjo
Comment Count 91 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 04:10 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
It's been a week since the NATO protests and I've been thinking about them on and off, especially after reading a few Crain's Chicago Business articles that questioned whether the whole shebang was ...
by BobboSphere
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun May 27, 2012 at 07:40 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Who could have predicted? Police over reactions making a situation worse instead of better. Outright brutality on a whim. Still, it takes an especially brave cop to arrest an eleven-year old girl ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 40 comments on Mon Apr 16, 2012 at 09:18 PM PDT with 81 Recommends
The following resolution was passed by the General Assembly of Occupy Oakland, creating an official Occupy Oakland action on Tuesday, Feburary 14th, Valentine's Day.
by jpmassar
Comment Count 65 comments on Sun Feb 12, 2012 at 06:43 PM PST with 47 Recommends
Senator Wayne Morse (D-OR) 1964: Wayne Morse and Ernest Gruening (D-AK) ...
by Marie
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Jan 06, 2012 at 01:55 PM PST with 5 Recommends
I was born the day after Trinity, the first atom bomb test. From age 5, duck-and-cover, hide-under-our-desks drills in my Catholic school were as frequent as tests. I was terrified of nuclear war. ...
by Redstocking
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Jan 07, 2010 at 07:43 AM PST with 9 Recommends
I rode over to St. Paul after work yesterday to see what was going on... I figured that, if the RNC insisited on having their stupid convention in my metro area, I might as well go see what they ...
by Dracomicron
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Sep 03, 2008 at 08:13 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Hi guys -- Will Bunch from the Philadelphia Daily News here (full disclosure, for geeks...and working journalists). I'm writing a book on how to revive ...
by attytood
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Nov 15, 2007 at 07:39 PM PST with 5 Recommends
We have so much to look forward to in the SF Bay Area! Next week our hero, Al Gore, will be visiting the Bay Area with several public appearances as we all await the announcement of the Nobel prize ...
by MakeChessNotWar
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Oct 05, 2007 at 03:49 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
A historian I know just made this video and posted it on YouTube. It is very powerful and should be disseminated as widely as possible, ...
by seabrook
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Sep 17, 2007 at 08:57 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the ...
by MotleyPatriot
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Mar 22, 2007 at 07:36 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
On March 17th 2007, the number of antiwar rallies that I have attended against the Iraq War out numbered the ones I attended against the Viet Nam War. This war protest was different from all of them.
by Holly J
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Mar 19, 2007 at 06:17 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Susan Sarandon's talk at the recent anti-war rally was replayed today by Amy Goodman on Democracy Now. http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=07/01/29/1453235 Ms Sarandon had some really ...
by eve
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Jan 29, 2007 at 10:30 AM PST with 27 Recommends
After a four-hour departure delay on ATA from Chicago to DC, we finally got there late, at 2:00. I went because I wanted to be one of the millions calling for George W. Bush to be reined in. However,
by tr4nqued
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Jan 28, 2007 at 02:40 PM PST with 6 Recommends
The hysteria has begun. Every time there is a mass protest on the National Mall crowd estimates vary wildly depending on political point of view. I hope that we here at DK inhabit the reality-...
by AndyFarquhar
Comment Count 76 comments on Sat Jan 27, 2007 at 07:32 PM PST with 13 Recommends
On Friday, during the 5 pm news on KPFT, the local Pacifica station, they ran a story that Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee was organizing a meeting and a march. Call to RSVP they said. So I did.
by Mosquito Pilot
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jan 27, 2007 at 05:47 PM PST with 5 Recommends
My son and I are heading to DC for the protest tomorrow. We need sign ideas - "No Surge," while short and to the point, is not very exciting. So, even if you can't make it tomorrow, here's a ...
by AndyFarquhar
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Jan 26, 2007 at 03:26 PM PST with 8 Recommends
I'm not usually one who reads the obituaries, although some at my age can begin to get obsessive about it. But I noticed one today that got a few dormant neurons in my brain firing again, and kick-...
by leftvet
Comment Count 363 comments on Wed Jan 24, 2007 at 03:14 PM PST with 487 Recommends