Yesterday, the Green Man reported that students had begun a sit-in protest at Tulane University, pressuring the university’s administration to take endowment funds currently invested in fossil fuel extraction and invest them elsewhere. The idea is for universities to use their collective endowment weight to
On the left-hand side of the Irregular Times website, I try to list upcoming protests that I know about. Today, as you can see, I don’t know much. Here’s my list. March from NYC to DC to protest racial discrimination in policing kicks off on
The Portland Racial Justice Congress is trying to whip together some cash so they can get transportation down from Maine to the Millions March in New York City on Saturday December 13. If you can’t make it to this important demonstration, chipping in a few
As you may have noticed, over on the right-hand side of this page Irregular Times maintains a list of upcoming political protest events. Although we occasionally despair at the uphill odds faced by popular protests to overcome the organized machinations of wealth and power, we
They could be sunning themselves at the beach, but in 60 cities across the nation today (and in a few other places) Americans are protesting the newly revealed warrantless surveillance state in a new movement self-organized on social media called Restore the Fourth. If past
UPDATE, 12/15/2010: Thanks to the resourceful Ross, we know now that this protest has been postponed and will probably happen some time later this year. In a handful of places on the web there’s a banner announcing a protest in Washington DC on January 15
It’s not yet a month since the passage of Proposition 8. Some activist groups are continuing their strong protest. Others are starting to limp.
Is unity really a worthwhile goal for activists, or is it just a tool for leaders who seek to use activists for their own purposes?
Protests against Palin from Pennsylvania all the way back to her home in Alaska.