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Civil Unrest

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  • Civil unrest; transit strikes: Will insurance cover me?

    Chances are that if you had booked a tour to Bangkok for this spring, you're having an "agonizing reappraisal" right about now. Or if you're already there, you're thinking about avoiding the local hassle by going somewhere else or going home early. If so,...
  • Snowden speaks [Editorial]

    Accused National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden was handed a golden opportunity to justify himself Wednesday when he was asked by NBC's Brian Williams whether the American public should view his unauthorized release of thousands of classified U.S....
  • Edward Snowden's 'Amazing Race'

    Edward Snowden's 'Amazing Race'
    The longer former National Security Agency contract employee Edward Snowden stays holed up in the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport while Russian President Vladimir Putin cynically proclaims him a martyr to freedom of speech...
  • Mayor says negotiations over, but protesters march on

    Mayor says negotiations over, but protesters march on
    On a day when Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the time for negotiations on school closings was over, the Chicago Teachers Union led hundreds of supporters in a highly orchestrated downtown rally and march as part of its continuing efforts to derail the district's...
  • Mexico City subway rate increase enrages commuters

    MEXICO CITY — It's only a matter of a couple of pesos. On the other hand, it's a 66% fare increase — and it's got many Mexico City residents hopping mad. A recent increase in subway fares in Mexico City has touched off a protest movement...
  • If you think Christians here are persecuted, you need to grow up

    The notion that religious freedom is under siege isn't just an American preoccupation. Some Christian leaders in Britain also have sounded the alarm, prompting a pointed rejoinder from the former spiritual leader of the Church of England that also...
  • Taxi, limo services refuse to pay new city tax

    Taxi, limo services refuse to pay new city tax
    A broad coalition of taxi, limousine and for-hire sedan companies in Baltimore say they will refuse to pay a new city tax of 25 cents per passenger in what they are calling a collective act of civil disobedience. The first payments under the new tax, for...
  • Chicago hacker sentenced to 10 years

    Chicago hacker sentenced to 10 years
    When "hacktivist" Jeremy Hammond stood in a Chicago federal courtroom seven years ago and explained that his cybercrimes were altruistic acts of civil disobedience, he was cut a break by a judge who chalked it up to youthful folly. Not this time. A...
  • Methodist pastor: Expect defiance on gay marriage to carry a price

    Methodist pastor: Expect defiance on gay marriage to carry a price
    If you’re a cleric who strongly disagrees with your religious denomination’s dogma and policies, you have four choices. You can stay quiet about it and do as you’re told — after all, no one forced you to become a religious leader...
  • On the Chicago Keystone Pipeline Protest

    On the Chicago Keystone Pipeline Protest
    On Wednesday, President Obama was in town for a fundraiser, and I headed down to the Hilton Chicago on South Michigan to cover the Keystone protest. A couple things: 1) It’s telling that despite the supposed scandals engulfing the president, I...
  • Group calls for new Egypt protests if President Morsi won't step down

    CAIRO -- A key voice in the Egyptian opposition movement threatened fresh nationwide protests and a campaign of civil disobedience Monday if embattled President Mohamed Morsi refuses to step down to make way for early elections. The announcement by...