| 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 11, 2012
| 11:27 PM
Sacramento City Council changed its ordinance on protesters Tuesday.
They voted unanimously to no longer allow protesters to use noise and voice enhancing machines. The ordinance also no longer allows them to gather after 11 p.m., or block the door to...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 9:32 AM
NEW YORK -- It's been one year since Occupy Wall Street began, when hundreds of protesters descended on the nation's financial center and kicked off a nationwide social movement.
Organizers are marking Monday's anniversary, dubbed "S17," with scores of...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 11:13 PM
Sacramento Occupy protesters will gather at Monsanto's Davis facility Monday morning to kick off a series of anti-Monsanto protests -- on the day the Occupy Movement began just one year ago.
"We are going to be blockading the entrances where cars can...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 4:58 PM
It's been a good year for the 1 percent.
The protesters who occupied public spaces in cities across the country, beginning with Wall Street on Sept. 17, 2011, garnered a great deal of attention for the idea that our democracy is being hijacked by the...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Some are working to change the way development in Baltimore affects low-income residents. Others are using art to comment on social inequalities. Still others are battling home foreclosures in the city or gathering free books to hand out in poor...