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  • Protesters head to D.C. to decry economic inequality

    Civil rights veteran Helena Hicks had walked much of the route already, many years ago — decades before the nation's capital memorialized the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in stone. Some things have changed dramatically since then, others not so...
  • President: Bill would create tens of thousands jobs in Florida

    President: Bill would create tens of thousands jobs in Florida
    Tens of thousands of jobs would be created in Florida while the typical family would save $1,430 a year in payroll taxes if Congress passes President Barack Obama's American Jobs Act, according to the White House. Presidential staffers released a new...
  • State park near Camp David to close during G-8 Summit

    A state park will be closed to the public for three days next month while world leaders gather nearby at the Camp David presidential retreat for the G-8 Summit, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The move is highly unusual, and...
  • Protesters, police prep for G-8 summit at Camp David

    Protesters, police prep for G-8 summit at Camp David
    In the little town of Thurmont (population not quite 6,200), the recession has taken a heavy toll on Main Street, but things are picking up as residents prepare for next month's G8 Summit at nearby Camp David. The Cozy Country Inn has been busy booking...
  • Protesters "Occupy" TriMet, Rally Against Cuts, Fare Hikes

    Protesters "Occupy" TriMet, Rally Against Cuts, Fare Hikes
    PORTLAND, Ore. – Occupy Portland members say they are targeting TriMet in their latest protest.    The group announced their rally days in advance, on several social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook and the Occupy Portland Web site,...
  • Anti-war protesters and city agree on NATO march route

    Anti-war protesters and city agree on NATO march route
    After weeks of disagreement, the city of Chicago and anti-war demonstrators have settled on an alternate route for a protest march on the first day of the NATO summit in May. The city today granted a parade permit to the Coalition Against NATO/G8 War and...
  • Occupy Wall Street targets Frieze art fair in New York

    Occupy Wall Street targets Frieze art fair in New York
    After speaking out against the Whitney Biennial, the Occupy Wall Street movement has now set its cross hairs on another art world institution -- the Frieze Art Fair in New York. As reported by the Art Newspaper, the subgroup of Occupy Wall Street known...
  • Muslims Leaders To Protest Mayor's Interfaith Breakfast

    Muslims Leaders To Protest Mayor's Interfaith Breakfast
    A group of Muslim leaders says the N.Y.P.D.'s practice of infiltrating the Muslim community with undercover cops and keeping civilians under surveillance is unfair, and to protest they plan to boycott the mayor's annual Interfaith Breakfast. Fourteen...
  • Norman Lear: Occupy movement revives tradition of protest

    Norman Lear: Occupy movement revives tradition of protest
    I was recently shown a picture from one of the Occupy protests taking place across the country. It featured a young woman surrounded by police. She was the only protester in the picture, but she didn't seem intimidated. All by herself, up against the...
  • 2011, the year of winning by losing

    2011, the year of winning by losing
    Charlie Sheen was clearly the man of the year. You'll recall that 2011 began with the oafish actor celebrating his own narcotic and sexual crapulence like a victorious gladiator working the crowds. He was egged on by a media with as much decency as the...
  • Church Protests Penn State at Bowl Game

    Church Protests Penn State at Bowl Game
    As Penn State fans made their way towards the Cotton Bowl Monday morning for the Ticket City Bowl Game, they were met by protesters. Members of Westboro Baptist Church told fans God would punish them for supporting Penn State's football team. Church...