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Russia's New NGO Law: The Shadow Of Soft Power

Tomas Hirst | Posted 09.08.2012 | World
Tomas Hirst

Russia's new NGO law is more than a move against organizations receiving foreign funding. It is part of a broader campaign to squeeze out those the Kremlin sees as peddlers of "soft power."

Where Is Student Activism?

Daniel Little | Posted 09.08.2012 | College
Daniel Little

Are young people in universities today anything like their counterparts in Madison, Cambridge, or Champaign-Urbana in the 1960s, or are they more likely to be apathetic and disengaged when it comes to pressing social issues?

The Reality of the NYPD Patrol Guide Changes for Trans* and Gender Nonconforming People

justin adkins | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
justin adkins

As great as these changes to the patrol guide are, they will not stop the false arrests in suspicion of prostitution or racial profiling. They will not stop the NYPD "stop and frisk" policy.

'Bush Makes Me Cry': 15 Funniest Child Protesters

Oddee | Posted 07.05.2012 | Weird News

There are liberals and conservatives, and then there are children -- and sometimes it's the latter who form the best kind of protest. With t-shirt...

Ron Dicker

Soap Giant's Gay-Friendly Move | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Cue the protests. Another mainstream company has hired an openly gay celebrity as a spokesperson. Procter & Gamble announced Monday that comedian a...

The Citizen's Assembly: A Civic Infrastructure for Progressive Social Change

Harold A. McDougall | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Harold A. McDougall

The current generation of protesters must be urged to develop an organizational structure, supple as well as sophisticated, that does not repeat the mistakes of the past.

A Year Of Jubilee For Student-Loan Debt

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 08.28.2012 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

In the last decade, we have witnessed a parabolic rise in tuition for state universities. In state-after-state, tuition has nearly tripled between 2000 and 2012.

Jason Linkins

No, The Conflict At The University Of Virginia Has Got Nothing To Do With A 'Queen Bee Scenario' | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.26.2012 | Media

Back when the contretemps that's currently engulfing the University of Virginia concerning the ouster of University President Teresa Sullivan started ...

Zach Carter

University of Virginia Scandal Fingers Education's Corporate Masters | Zach Carter | Posted 06.25.2012 | College

For more than two weeks, the University of Virginia has been in an uproar over the abrupt resignation of school President Teresa Sullivan. Sullivan st...

Zach Carter

University Coup Led By Political Donors Lacking Academic Experience | Zach Carter | Posted 06.21.2012 | College

WASHINGTON -- The leadership coup at the University of Virginia was conducted by a governing board with profound financial means and limited professio...

PHOTOS: Pictures Of The Week: June 4 - June 10

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PHOTOS: Pictures Of The Week: May 28 - June 3

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WATCH: Thousand Plus Protest NC Baptist Pastor Who Called For Gays To Be Put Behind Electric Fence

Reuters | Posted 07.27.2012 | Religion

By John Peragine NEWTON, N.C., May 27 (Reuters) - More than 1,000 people on Sunday protested a small-town North Carolina Baptist minis...

Mountain Mourning: Appalachian Women Lead Dramatic Protest Against Mountaintop Removal: Interview With Marilyn Mullens

Jeff Biggers | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green
Jeff Biggers

After serving her country as a major in the U.S. Army for 22 years, Marilyn Mullens is now leading a group of her fellow Appalachian women to the West Virginia state capitol on Memorial Day to protest the growing humanitarian crisis of mountaintop removal mining.

The New American Order: Using Weapons of Compliance to Stamp Out Protest

John W. Whitehead | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

In the face of the government's growing power, we are all lumped into the same category: potential nuisances and rabble rousers who must be surveilled, silenced and, if necessary, shut down.

'Green News Report' - May 15, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.15.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Ominous sta...

PHOTOS: Pictures Of The Week: May 7 - May 13

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FISH CRY: Man Protests All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry For Cutting Him Off

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.15.2012 | Weird News

Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Gimme more fish and pizza, bro! A Wisconsin man got cut off after he wolfed down a dozen pieces of fish at an all-you-can-eat fis...

Why Tibet Matters

Bianca Jagger | Posted 07.14.2012 | World
Bianca Jagger

2012-05-14-Screenshot20120514at8.39.35AM.pngThe Tibetans are standing up to the vast and expanding power of the Chinese state with nonviolent resistance through religious practice, song, literature and even self-immolation.

'Green News Report' - May 10, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.10.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The deepest...

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.

Occupy Comes to Moscow

Tomas Hirst | Posted 07.10.2012 | World
Tomas Hirst

Police have stepped up their efforts to contain and disperse street protests, including through mass arrests, while the protesters themselves have taken to drifting around the city in order to evade their pursuers.

Hispanic Students of Alabama Fight the Power! Here's How

Jessica Hoppe | Posted 07.20.2012 | Latino Voices
Jessica Hoppe

It is clear to see that Republican Sen. Scott Beason will do whatever it takes to eradicate illegal immigration from Alabama.

Zach Carter

Bank Of America Meeting Gets Protestors Warmed Up For Democratic National Convention | Zach Carter | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Dozens of good-government groups, Occupy Wall Street contingents, environmental activists, struggling homeowners and institutional investors are desce...

'Green News Report' - May 8, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.08.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Billionaire...