“… as New York Braces For More Demonstrations Over Eric Garner…”
These are the words I heard yesterday as I listed to National Public Radio news, in a story regarding the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man choked at the hands of the officers of the New York City Police Department.
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 […]
You could go to today’s “Rally for Sanity” in Washington, DC that offers the pageantry of a protest but asks its attendants to be quiet and do nothing.
Alternatively, you could attend one of the upcoming political protests listed below. They have the advantage of actually standing for something, but be warned: because these pieces […]
Inside the Human Rights Campaign’s gala ceremony in Washington DC tonight, HRC head Joe Solmonese gushed over President Barack Obama and glossed over Obama’s past slams and slides regarding LGBT Americans and the discriminatory laws still in place against them. Indeed, in his speech Barack Obama himself was harder on Barack Obama than Joe Solmonese […]
Bruce Gagnon of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space wrote Friday about political demonstrations in South Korea. Not waiting for Barack Obama to take office as President, these demonstrations (“protests” would be too strong a word) have taken on the simple one-word slogan “Listen,” writing and posting personal messages in public […]
As we continue to ramp up our I Voted For You, But… project to collect Obama voters’ expressions of personal dissent and progressive activists’ plans for collective protest, we’ve taught ourselves how to write RSS feeds. As a result, we’re able to share with you a new RSS feed of progressive activist events. If you […]