“No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.”
This is Article 4 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document passed by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10, 1948. On December 10 of 2014, a vigil will be held […]
A boycott of Black Friday, the day on which Americans are labeled as “consumers” and expected to shop, comes from many corners this year.
Some are boycotting Black Friday as a way of protesting disproportionate violence against Black Americans at the hands of the police:
Others ask you to stay at home on Friday […]
The Walton family members who own the WalMart shopping chain are among the richest people in America. They got rich the dirty way — by having WalMart treat overseas sweatshop production workers like dirt and refuse to pay a living wage to its workers, who it strings along with part-time work so it can avoid […]
Today is the National Day To Stop Police Brutality, Repression And The Criminalization Of A Generation. All around the country, there will be protests against abuse of power by law enforcement.
What if there isn’t a protest near you? The organizers encourage you to simply walk out. “No work! No school! No business as usual!”
The United States is a nation that massively incarcerates its inhabitants, far beyond the scale of every other nation on Earth.
On October 22, the United States is a nation that protests this fact. Yellow dots on the map below indicate places where there will be demonstrations on the National Day of Protest Against Mass […]
I had no idea, but apparently this week is Primate Liberation Week. This Saturday will see a protest in San Francisco against the airline DHL, which is accused of transporting primates from Asia to laboratories in the United States where they will be subjected to experimentation.
In Johnson City, Tennessee, Boston, Massachusetts, and Peoria, Illinois, […]
The Pledge of Allegiance is offensive to many people, for many different reasons. Some religious groups take exception to the idea of taking an oath of loyalty to a government. Atheist citizens are bothered by the Pledge of Allegiance because it requires people to swear an oath in part to “God”, a religious character that […]
Popular protests taking place this Saturday include:
The Six Nations Men’s Fire, a Haudenosaunee group in Canada, will close down of Ontario’s Highway #6, in protest of the refusal of the Canadian national government to open up an independent inquiry into cases of missing and murdered Six Nations women.
In front of the Home Depot […]
World Can’t Wait has announced that October 30th is National Wear Orange Day, an opportunity to… hold on…
In 2012 and 2013, National Wear Orange Day was celebrated in September, as a show of solidarity with the work of food banks.
In February of 2014, National Wear Orange Day was observed in recognition of the […]
In the United Kingdom, the Stop The War Coalition is holding a demonstration in London to protest the British government’s plans to get involved in the civil wars in Iraq and Syria. The Coalition does not support the Islamic State, but rather questions whether bombings by the UK military will be capable of defeating the […]
In the mountains of western Maine, the U.S. government is planning to take an area the size of a small town and fill it with Interceptor missiles. Part of the “Star Wars” missile defense system that still doesn’t work, even in tests in which scientists know exactly where the desired target will be, this Interceptor […]