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Political Protest

You Want Attention? Get a Gimmick

Marni Halasa | Posted 01.04.2015 | Politics
Marni Halasa

So what does an ordinary citizen need to do to get one's political voice heard in this day and age where one needs money and access to play with the big whigs? If you are me, you not only dress up in costume, grab some props and exhibit comic performance art on the street, you stage your own protest.

Brazilian Protests: Could It Happen Here?

Jeff Faux | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics
Jeff Faux

We too have an ostensible left-of-center president who has made a bargain with the financial elite. And we too have our version of the Roman circus that diverts attention away from that reality.

Everyone Deserves a Second Chance

Alexandra Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Alexandra Paul

Whaaaa? I'm is helping market the Volt for GM, a company I so vehemently protested in 2005 that I ended up in jail? Has the world turned upside down? In the world of electric vehicles, it sort of has.

Hold Your Noses and Vote the Bottom of the Ticket to Send A Real Message This Primary Season

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

If people cast their ballots only for local measures, that would send a whopping-loud message to the folks in state and national races that you've tuned them out, but that you still believe in the political process.

Open Trade Within Closed Civil Society?

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

A trade route may alleviate concerns for now; but it will take more than a reopened trade route to erase decades of continued manipulation by India and Pakistan over Kashmiri civil society.

Period Panties Protest

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

I always knew my undies were powerful. In college someone went to the trouble of breaking into my apartment to steal them. (Side story: the perp wa...