Looking around the interwebs and fishing through activist discussion boards, these are the protest events I see coming together in November 2015:
Dignity Day protest in London against austerity and racism in politics, November 1 Demonstration for Free Education, London, November 4 Peace and Unity March against community violence, Watsonville CA, November 7 Three-day Protest […]
The following is a list of protests, rallies and demonstrations in the month of October 2015 of which I’m aware:
Students for a National Health Plan Medicare-for-All demonstrations on 31 college campuses and counting across the U.S., October 1 People’s Assembly Against Austerity at the Tory conference, Manchester UK, October 3-7 International Day of Action […]
Actions on September 11, 1906 eventually led to the British Empire’s decision to allow independence for India. […]
On Saturday, September 12, a rally will be held in London to show support for refugees escaping conflict and arriving in Europe.
Two days ago, 30,000 people were expected to attend.
By yesterday, the count of registered attendees reached 62,000.
This morning, as I began writing this post, 80,000 people had committed to attend the […]
So, President Barack Obama is taking a hike on a melting glacier in Alaska this week. That’s nice. He’s giving speeches about the urgency of addressing climate change. That’s nice.
In 2008, though, Obama promoted ridiculous “clean coal” propaganda from the fossil fuels industry. In 2009, Obama walked away from climate legislation that he had […]
This summer, Google bragged about its latest generation of server technology: “From Firehose, our first in-house datacenter network, ten years ago to our latest-generation Jupiter network, we’ve increased the capacity of a single datacenter network more than 100x. Our current generation — Jupiter fabrics — can deliver more than 1 Petabit/sec of total bisection bandwidth. […]
The other day, when I looked at my change from the grocery store, one bill stood out in particular. It was a one dollar bill, and right next to the face of George Washington, there was printed, in red ink, the message: Stamp Money Out Of Politics: Amend The Constitution”. I’d never seen this message […]
What do Amnesty International USA, CODEPINK: Women For Peace, and the Bill of Rights Defense Committee have in common? They are among the activist organizations that are gathering in front of the Department of Justice in Washington, DC at 4 pm on Friday, June 26 to call for an full investigation and prosecution of those […]
This weekend saw the biggest anti-pipeline protest in Minnesota history, organized by Tar Sands Resistance. It’s not just about the Keystone XL pipeline. Many other pipelines are being planned to bring crude oil from the Alberta tar sands into the United States to be processed and then sold for burning, creating the risk of massive […]
Some federal employees may not approve of Brendan Boyle’s legislation to use the Thrift Savings Fund to sabotage efforts to boycott Israel. If so, they can boycott the boycott of the boycott. […]
Catholic Vote wants more natural marriage, but does that mean more marriages with whole food diets, or more marriages where people decide they don’t need to go through the artifice of religious ceremonies? […]