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Protest

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  • Occupy Art

    Occupy Art
    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...
  • A scary situation that could have been even scarier

    A scary situation that could have been even scarier
    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...
  • Around Town: For a short time it was Occupy LCF

    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...
  • Critics Wonder if Morsy is Egypt's Next Strongman

    Critics Wonder if Morsy is Egypt's Next Strongman
    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...
  • In Oakland, Batts' former post, police reforms criticized

    In Oakland, Batts' former post, police reforms criticized
    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,...
  • Syrian troops reclaim historic mosque, opposition says

    Syrian troops reclaim historic mosque, opposition says
    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...
  • City Council Approves Ordinance Restricting Protests On City Hall Grounds

    City Council Approves Ordinance Restricting Protests On City Hall Grounds
    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...
  • Protests Mark Occupy Wall Street's 1-year Anniversary

    Protests Mark Occupy Wall Street's 1-year Anniversary
    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...
  • Occupy Sacramento Organizes Protest on One-Year Anniversary

    Occupy Sacramento Organizes Protest on One-Year Anniversary
    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...
  • Occupy anniversary: The 1 percent are winning

    Occupy anniversary: The 1 percent are winning
    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...
  • Local activists say Occupy Baltimore still working for change

    Local activists say Occupy Baltimore still working for change
    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...