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Political Protests

Geekiest Political Protest Posters ... Ever | Posted 04.26.2012 | Weird News

Further proof that geeks shall inherit the Earth: they're using Internet memes and Lord of the Rings characters to in political protest posters. Si...

WATCH: Occupy Sculpture EVICTED!

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

On Monday morning, the last remnant of Occupy Calgary was lifted onto the back bed of a truck and moved to an undisclosed location. The Occupy sculptu...

Occupy Denver Clash With Police Again, 17 Arrested

Posted 11.13.2011 | Denver

Occupy Denver protesters clashed with Denver police again Saturday night in a battle over the groups' belongings blocking the sidewalk. 17 protesters...

The 6 Dumbest Protests Ever

Adam McKay | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Adam McKay

With Penn State students protesting and rioting over the firing of football coach Joe Paterno, many have wondered what those students could possibly be thinking. With that in mind, we here at Funny or Die decided to find the six dumbest protests ever.

UPDATE: Occupy Denver Gets The Boot

Posted 12.13.2011 | Denver

Less than 24 hours after members of Occupy Denver handed Gov. John Hickenlooper an open letter requesting to continue camping at the Lincoln Park site...

Today's Student Activism

Jay Mandle | Posted 11.29.2011 | College
Jay Mandle

Progressive and engaged students perpetually are faced with a dilemma. The logic of their commitments points to political participation, but entry into the system feels like a betrayal of their values.

From Blasphemy To Food Prices, Protests Run Rampant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Unemployment and government corruption sparked mass protests in Tunisia, and the ensuing situation has transformed the popular North African tourist d...

A Field Guide to Bad Behavior at Political Protests

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

Just to be clear, nobody should yell "Nazi" at people unless there are, you know, actual Nazis present.

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.

What Ronald Reagan Would Think of Striking Senators

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

WWGD -- What Would the Gipper Do? Crush recalcitrant Republican senators who would stop the government's business in what was a de facto strike without picket signs, that's what.

The Pianist: Polish Political Protest

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Shirin Sadeghi

There is something profoundly venerable about an artist who is not afraid to speak up. Krystian Zimerman spoke out against President Obama intention to press ahead with George W.'s plans to install a missile-defense shield in Poland.

The Power of Protest in the Maldives

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephen Zunes

The triumph of democracy in the Maldive Islands should be counted as yet another example of the power of civil resistance to create a government by the people, for the people.

The Battle Plan III: Deployment and Its Dangers

Naomi Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Naomi Wolf

On October 1, President Bush deployed a brigade -- which means three to four thousand warriors -- somewhere in America. Troops on our streets make us something less than a democracy.

How To Look Chic While Getting Your Protest On

Times Of London | Lisa Armstrong | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Ever since the sans culottes inadvertently launched a fashion movement of sorts (they had some help from Rousseau, whose treatises on nature and the d...