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Civil Unrest

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  • Fast food workers plan civil disobedience in minimum wage fight

    Fast food workers plan civil disobedience in minimum wage fight
    Hundreds of fast food workers plan to strike and protest across the country on Thursday, the latest step in their push for a $15 hourly wage, organizers said on Monday.
  • Factbox: Hong Kong's Basic Law

    (Reuters) - China's rubber-stamp parliament is expected on Sunday to endorse the framework for Hong Kong's first direct leadership election, due in 2017. [ID:nL3N0R002V] But Beijing is likely to only allow two or three "patriotic" candidates, with no open...

    Raising a black son

    Raising a black son
    With the fatal shooting of Michael Brown and the ensuing unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and the shooting of Ezell Ford here in Los Angeles, I cried remembering the three words that challenged me three years ago. “It’s a boy!” As those...

    Bethlehem police horses gear up for civil unrest

    As rows of Bethlehem police officers armed with batons and wearing riot gear marched in unison across a grassy field, two horses with the department's mounted unit trotted behind. Just like the officers in the civil disturbance drill, the horses wore...

    Hong Kong braces for protests as vote fuels pro-democracy movement

    Hong Kong braces for protests as vote fuels pro-democracy movement
    Nearly 800,000 people voted in a nonbinding Hong Kong referendum aimed at agitating for greater democracy, organizers said early Monday, and the semi-autonomous Chinese city was bracing for hundreds of thousands of people to march through the streets...