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g20 Protests

The Moral Arc of the Universe

Robert Koehler | Posted 07.10.2012 | Chicago
Robert Koehler

The city of Chicago and the federal government will be putting on a security extravaganza later this month in part to protect NATO delegates, representing the most powerful military force on the planet, from nonviolent protesters who want to see an end to war.

PHOTOS: Protests Ahead Of G20 Summit In Cannes

Posted 01.02.2012 | World

Thousands of protesters have turned out in Nice ahead the sixth G20 summit, held this year in Cannes, France. Demonstrations have become a fixture pre...

G20 Protesters: Leaders Should Focus On People, Not Banks, Markets

AP | By JEAN-MARIE GODARD | Posted 01.01.2012 | Business

NICE, France -- Thousands of protesters – some naked except for pointed Robin Hood caps – converged Tuesday on the French Riviera, urging ...

Group That Inspired Occupy Wall Street Now Calls For 'Robin Hood' Tax

Posted 12.24.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Michelle Nichols) - An anti-capitalist group which sparked the Occupy Wall Street movement has called for global protests Saturday to de...

The Most Ridiculous Toronto Protester Ever (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The G-20 summit is affecting everyone in Toronto. And it certainly has them fired up. Just ask this brick hurler. Or these police-car dancers. Tho...

Vandalism, a Dead-end Tactic at Toronto's G20 Demonstrations

Bryan Farrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bryan Farrell

G20 activists have done a poor job of making their demands known. The array of groups and issues present at G20 demonstrations confuses the public and rather than try to figure out how all the issues are connected.

G20: Day Six Blog

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

For the $1.2 billion the country spent on security, we saw very little protecting Toronto itself. A small group completely hijacked the peaceful message of the demonstration. The police did little to stop them.

Sticking the Public With the Bill for the Bankers' Crisis

Naomi Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Naomi Klein

My city feels like a crime scene, and the criminals are fleeing the scene. I'm not talking about the kids who burned cop cars on Saturday. I'm talking about the heads of state who smashed social safety nets and burned good jobs.

Love For Toronto

Jonathan Ezer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Ezer

When I was a kid growing up in Toronto, schools were visited by a police car named Blinky. It was regular police car fitted with bright blue eyes, lon...

Toronto Police Attack Protesters And Journalists At G20

Huff Post Citizen Reporting | Brandon Jourdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After a large march and rally in protest of the G20 summit, police attacked a crowd of peaceful protesters in Queens Park. The following clip shows po...

A billion dollar barrier between protesters and politicians

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Craig and Marc Kielburger

Last we checked Canada was a free speech zone. It just seems whenever an international gathering rolls into town, things change. The Vancouver Oly...

Cops Punished For Photo With Cuffed G-20 Suspect

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A Chicago police spokesman says two high-ranking officers have been reprimanded after a video surfaced that showed officers posing wit...

Cops Probed Over Picture With Handcuffed Student (WATCH)

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO - (AP) The Chicago Police Department is investigating several of its officers accused of forcing a college student they arrested during last m...

Man Arrested For Tweeting Police Actions To Protesters

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A self-described New York City anarchist has been accused of tweeting the location of police officers to protesters trying to evade t...

What We Don't Say About Illegal Immigration

Vanessa Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vanessa Carmichael

Color discrimination is undeniably widespread in Latin America. How has this caste system gone on for so long without acknowledgment from the international media or the US government?

Best G-20 Pittsburgh Photos (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The HuffPost has compiled the best photographs from the Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh taking place September 24 and 25, 2009. Vote on your favorite...

Louder Than Bombs: LRAD 'Sonic Cannon' Debuts in U.S. at G20 Protests

Sam Gustin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sam Gustin

Pittsburgh police on Thursday used an audio cannon manufactured by American Technology Corporation (ATCO), a San Diego-based company, to disperse protesters outside the G-20 Summit.

G20 PROTESTS: Men In Military Fatigues Snatch Protester (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Protesters have taken to the streets of Pittsburgh in opposition to the Group of 20 summit taking place Thursday and Friday. The protests turned vio...

G-20 Protesters Ordered To Stop March By Pittsburgh Police

AP | DANIEL LOVERING and MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PITTSBURGH — Police fired canisters of pepper spray and smoke and rubber bullets at marchers protesting the Group of 20 summit Thursday after an...

G-20 Pittsburgh Summit: HuffPost Bloggers' Analysis and Commentary

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Huffington Post

Read the latest commentary, analysis and reporting from HuffPost bloggers from the G-20 summit in Pittsburgh.

G20: Pittsburgh Beefs Up Security To Greet Protesters

AFP | Virginie Montet | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (AFP) Pittsburgh is beefing up security with thousands of extra police, as anti-globalization, anti-war, anti-government and ...

The Bloodless Coup of the Global Financial Stability Board: From Guidelines to Rules

Ellen Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ellen Brown

Political colonialism is now a thing of the past, but under the new Financial Stability Board guidelines, nations can still be held in feudalistic subservience to foreign masters.

Ugly Face of British Policing Has Shocked Me

Deborah Hobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Deborah Hobson

As dustbins burned near Bank underground station and effigies of bankers swinging from lamp posts slowly turned to ashes, riot police grasped their batons unmoved and unwilling to attend to the emerging dangers.

Ian Tomlinson Did Not Die From Heart Attack; Died From Stomach Hemorrhage: Coroner (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Troubling statements came from the City of London coroner's office Friday regarding its findings from a second autopsy of Ian Tomlinson, the man who d...

British Police Officer Suspended For Man Who Died After G-20 Protests (Video)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A British police officer who came forward as being involved in the case of Ian Tomlinson -- a newspaper salesman who died of a heart attack during the...