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
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
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
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,
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
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
On Wednesday, I’ll be writing an article for Irregular Times, but I’ll be doing it slowly. Every couple of minutes, I’ll get up to grab a cup of coffee, or take a walk around the block, or take a nap. Thus shall you know my
Given that it’s a congressional election year, most journalists are sticking to the old political formula of Democrats versus Republicans. In three weeks, however, a message from another political direction will be delivered to the White House. On September 23, activists from the National Campaign
I was a little surprised this morning when I saw an announcement on Twitter that Occupy Washington has released its latest online newsletter. I was even more surprised when I discovered that the Occupy Washington newsletter, “Based on #OccupyTogether – a group that occupies McPherson
Thanks to frequent visitor Bill for alerting me to the latest development in the “Moral Mondays” protests against conservative regression in North Carolina. From August 22 to August 28 the North Carolina NAACP is holding a “Moral Week of Action” with daily rallies in Raleigh.
I’m using the power of the Internet to shame these violent people who believe that people who don’t share their Christian religion deserve to be exiled, attacked, and killed. It’s time to call out these bigots who are threatening violence against Amanda Scott.