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'Funeral for Our Future' Results in More Arrests as Keystone XL Protests Escalate

Adam Greenberg | Posted 05.14.2013 | Green
Adam Greenberg

This past Monday, a funeral procession over 100 strong trudged solemnly towards TransCanada's offices in Westborough, MA. Dressed in black and carrying paper flowers, the mourners sang a chilling dirge.

'Green News Report' - March 12, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.12.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Abolish It: It's Our Right

Carl Gibson | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics
Carl Gibson

It's obvious to anyone paying attention at this point that this current government doesn't give a damn about anyone who isn't buying influence in Wash...

An Interrogation Center at Yale? Proposed Pentagon Special Ops Training Facility Sparks Protests (Democracy Now!)

Democracy Now! | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics
Democracy Now!

Students and alumni at Yale University are organizing against a proposed campus center to train Special Operations Forces in interview techniques. The...

Mr. Stieber, Protests Aren't on the MAP Test!

Dave Stieber | Posted 04.07.2013 | Chicago
Dave Stieber

Educators all across the country have been saying for years that these tests are a waste of educational time. The tests are often flawed, they are expensive for the district, and they decrease the students desire to attend school.

Egypt's and the Middle East's Grim Futures -- Revisited

Robert K. Lifton | Posted 04.06.2013 | World
Robert K. Lifton

The problems facing Egypt are grounded in economics and go far beyond the power of the political system to correct. Moreover, these same problems beset Syria and other nations of the Middle East and represent a growing cancer in the region that cannot be repaired in today's world.

Voices From the Fringe at the WEF - The Faith of Monsieur Fleur

Tim Lehmann | Posted 04.06.2013 | Impact
Tim Lehmann

As we waited for the official inauguration of the 2013 Open Forum Davos, a quirky, but memorable-looking man placed a small flowerpot in my hands.

"Black Bloc" Emerges in Egypt on Second Anniversary of Revolution

Shadi Rahimi | Posted 03.27.2013 | World
Shadi Rahimi

Today, on the second anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution, the "Black Bloc" tactic of protest is on the streets of Cairo and elsewhere in Egypt - on the front lines of clashes with security forces, stirring up debate among activists amid clouds of tear gas and a frenzy of tweets.

Despite Backlash, Conservative Group Has No Regrets About Protest

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

A Western Pennsylvania conservative group hung an American flag upside down on Monday in protest of President Barack Obama's second inauguration, and ...

Take a Stand!

Donna Henes | Posted 03.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

We can shrink in fear and wallow in our worries, just close down. Or we can use this time to work toward the expansion, openness, and love that we all know in our heart of hearts is possible.

Westboro Baptist Church Protest Fails

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

Westboro Baptist Church showed up to protest Obama's second inauguration today, but their signs outnumbered the people holding them. After receivin...

Thousands Urge Walmart To Stop Selling Assault Weapons

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.19.2013 | Business

This week, thousands across the United States put pressure on retail giant Walmart to stop selling assault weapons and ammunition. According to an ...

Vietnam Is Poised for a Revolution, One Text Message at a Time

Andrew Lam | Posted 03.18.2013 | Technology
Andrew Lam

Vietnam, a police state where freedom of expression can come with a multi-year prison term, is awash in cell phones. Whether for talking, texting or t...

Should Citizens Have the Right to Fire a Police Officer?

Jason Silverstein | Posted 03.13.2013 | Crime
Jason Silverstein

In 127 years, they had never done this before. The Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission reversed a decision and fired a police officer. The reversal followed a week of protests by community groups and leaders.

Climate Protests Erupt Across the Nation -- Expect More

Adam Greenberg | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green
Adam Greenberg

Over the past months, the youth climate movement and its allies have been raising the stakes. In its first month alone, the fossil fuel divestment movement reached 192 campuses, and even spread to the city of Seattle. But we're not going to stop there.

Russian Workers Protest Pussy Riot, Their Boss Explains Why

Simon Shuster | Posted 02.12.2013 | World
Simon Shuster

In early October, the employees of Russia's largest ammonia manufacturer, TogliattiAzot, staged a demonstration against the members of Pussy Riot, who...

Men Without Heroes: An American Tale of Youth, War, Death and Hope

James Moore | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics
James Moore

We went down into the Grand Canyon when Butch got home from the war. Neither of us had thought about a destination with any detail but the canyon was dramatic enough to get our attention and Butch needed the world to be beautiful for even a few minutes.

Idle No More: Hints of a Global Super-Movement

Jacob Devaney | Posted 03.04.2013 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

Take a moment and listen to the eloquent words of an 11-year-old girl in the video below. If a child can understand this, how come world leaders are still silent on making real changes to address these urgent issues?

Time for an American Spring?

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

Okay, it's clear they don't get it. After several elections, the Great Recession and lots of moaning and groaning about the stalemate in Washington, o...

Is It Time for a Mass March on the NRA?

Jerry Lanson | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Jerry Lanson

Perhaps it is time for peaceful Americans to offer an alternative, for hundreds of thousands of unarmed folks to march on NRA headquarters and the Congress demanding gun control, holding a vigil in the name of reasonable discourse.

Christina Wilkie

Huge Turnout Expected At NRA's First Event Post-Sandy Hook | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A "major news conference" organized by the National Rifle Association promises to attract scores of news media and protesters to downtow...

Outrageous Fortune: The Response to an American Tragedy

Adam Valen Levinson | Posted 02.16.2013 | Crime
Adam Valen Levinson

There are constructive uses for firearms as tools, but the liberties in that domain long ago eclipsed their legal and philosophical rationale. Please, America: please be angry.

To Protest Naked or Not to Protest Naked

Jennifer Hoelzer | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
Jennifer Hoelzer

Who remembers what the naked protesters were protesting? When you work on Capitol Hill, you get used to being protested. During my ten years there, I was yelled at, sworn at and spit on.

Fiscal Showdown: A New Day in Politics, a New Day in Organizing

Ana Garcia-Ashley | Posted 02.10.2013 | Politics
Ana Garcia-Ashley

Writing in The Huffington Post shortly after the election, Mike Lux warned of the approaching fiscal showdown and of the new level of alignment requir...

Is It OK To Boycott A Straight Wedding? | Posted 12.11.2012 | Weddings

Q. Dear Civil Behavior: My niece has been dating a young man for about a year and I expect I’ll soon be receiving a wedding invitation. Lately I hav...