Activists from Hedge Clippers entered the Crowne Plaza, and for 20 minutes, spoke for the workers at the low-end restaurants run by the hedge funds. They demanded a 15 dollar per hour livable wage. The hedge fund managers threatened to have them arrested
Yale University asserts that talking about climate change a lot, and buying efficient light bulbs, while pouring billions of dollars into dirty fossil fuels, is the right way to address global warming?
Six activists from Greenpeace have boarded the Polar Pioneer oil drilling rig in the Pacific Ocean, and are camped out on the underside of the gigantic vessel as it moves north. The oil rig has received the go-ahead to begin drilling for crude oil in
Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the next U.S. Attorney General, has been blocked from progressing to a confirmation vote by a handful of Republican members of the U.S. Senate for nearly 150 days. While Lynch’s vote is being held up, current Attorney
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
Fight For The Future joined Popular Resistance to protest Ron Wyden’s support for “fast track” negotiation powers for the President of the United States in arranging for free trade agreements such as the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.
If colleges and universities, who claim to offer us paths to self-improvement, continue to provide exploitation instead, an advanced degree may soon come to be regarded as the mark of a fool rather than as a sign of wisdom. Today is National Adjunct Walkout Day.
Yesterday, I noted that North Carolina Republican Representative Walter Jones had introduced legislation (H.R. 153) that would let churches start entering political campaigns without losing their special tax-exempt status. Jones terms it a “free speech” issue. Today, I learned that Rep. Jones is a sponsor
Moral Mondays have become a North Carolina tradition. With the spring of every new year and the convening of the North Carolina State Legislature, citizens who support reproductive rights, the freedom to marry, the right to vote, public financing of elections, citizen control, public schools, health
How do you feel about recent, far-too late admission by the U.S. Government that it has tortured innocent people to death? Does this bother you? How much does this bother you? Does it bother you right down to your bones? Have you had enough of
The Stop Mass Incarceration Network has called for a come-one-come-all meeting tomorrow in New York City. The cause: to bring an end to the systematic practices that lead to the discriminatory treatment of Black Americans at the hands of the criminal justice system. Their call