| Apr 20, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Protest Art is all the rage. And yet it's often so orderly, calm and collected. Currently it's collected at Wesleyan's Davison Art Gallery in the exhibit Artists Take Action: Protest Posters Today. Many of the posters relate to the nationwide 2011...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:36 PM
It could have ended badly.
Last Saturday, as many as 10,000 people listened while blogger Frank James MacArthur broadcast his stand-off with the Baltimore City Police Department live via Internet radio. The BPD had been trying for more than a week to...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 6:26 PM
On the second day of November, two busloads of Occupy L.A. protesters arrived in La Cañada Flintridge. Their destination: Commonwealth Avenue. Their target: the home of “a Deutsche Bank executive,” a sheriff’s spokesperson told the...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:44 AM
CAIRO, Egypt -- The sun rises over Cairo, and the city's landmark Tahrir Square is buzzing. Not with traffic, not with commerce, but with protest -- a tent city packed with people rife with anger at a man they blast as a dictatorial president, one who put...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:51 AM
The U.S. government should take over the Oakland Police Department — the California agency led for two years by Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts — because of a chronic failure to comply with a decade-old reform settlement,...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Syrian government troops regained control of a historic mosque in Aleppo after pushing rebel troops back from the area, a human rights group reported Sunday.
The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that government troops recaptured...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Well, if the original start date of the Occupy movement (i.e. Occupy Wall Street, Occupy New Haven and elsewhere) was so arbitrary and spontaneous, then we shouldn’t be disappointed if the movement’s first anniversary seemed rather desultory...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:42 PM
"Down with terrorists! Down with Ahmadinejad!" screamed protesters on Saturday as they drove by the Warwick Hotel in Midtown, where Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is expected to stay in preparation for his speech Wednesday at the United Nations....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 6:57 PM
The mass arrests of Occupy Chicago demonstrators that city leaders held up as a model for how to respect protesters' rights has been ruled unconstitutional and tossed out of court by a Cook County judge.
In a 37-page ruling issued today, Associate...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 5:54 PM
A gathering of GOP presidential candidates on Saturday was unlike any other this year, when instead of finger-pointing and slashing at one another's records, they told deeply personal tales about faith, family and failures that left half of the six...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 9:29 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Nearly a dozen police officers detectives went undercover at the Occupy L.A. encampment before it was raided, according to a report from the Los Angeles Times.
While none of the officers slept at the camp, the report said...