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Getting Arrested for Health Insurance Reform

Michael Kieschnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Kieschnick

I might get arrested for this confrontation. I am prepared for that. I have done everything else, yet the health insurance market is getting worse and Congress has been intimidated into not acting.

India Holy Man Sex Scandal Protest

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

"He is a high-flying Swamiji doing fraud on innocent people, he should not be spared," said Kumaraswami, a local villager. ...

March 4th Protests at UC: What Do Protests Accomplish?

Gabrielle Grow | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Gabrielle Grow

I can't help but wonder whether or not the protests are constructive. What are the protesters accomplishing by pulling fire alarms in lecture halls? Pulling fire alarms or pounding on the walls of classrooms is not a constructive approach to solving the problem.

Immigration Reform: Change Takes Courage and Faith

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

If our political leaders won't make room for the "strangers" among us, we will -- because Jesus commands us to do so.

California's Crisis: Public Education for the Privileged?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Nathan Hadden and Nick Belizzi Facu...

MTA, City & State to Students: Drop Dead

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Today, the MTA launches a whirlwind tour of public hearings citywide. These hearings will be the first of their kind since 585,000 student straphangers learned they would lose subsided fares.

Let's Get Theological on Health Care and Warfare

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Anyone care to provide a theological foundation for the Republican policy preferences for the rich and for war? I would really like to see it.

Dear Mom, I Can Criticize Israel and Still Be Jewish

Levi Felix | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Levi Felix

Dear Mom -- I still love Jerusalem. I'm still Jewish. However, I am not proud of a country that calls itself a democracy when it truly does not believe in freedom of speech or equality.

NY Assignment Desk: Eve Ensler at 92Y, Andrew W.K., Chili Cook-Off

Huffington Post | Fernanda Diaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help of the Eyes&Ears Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive adva...

Homeowner Road Trip: Rally in Tallahassee

Richard Zombeck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Zombeck

Activists in Florida will head to Tallahassee on Wednesday, April 21 to convince Florida legislators to stop a bill for non-judicial foreclosures.

The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games: Predicting The First Major Controversy -- New Media Activism

Andy Miah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andy Miah

The Vancouver 2010 Games are unique in at least one important aspect: they are the first genuinely digital and mobile Olympic Games. New media allies are already in place across the city.

Why the Tea Party Movement Opposes a Man Who Cut Taxes On 95% of Tax Payers

Richard M. Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard M. Benjamin

Neglected in all the fevered conversation around the Tea Party movement's meteoric rise is any useful reflection on what the cause and this figurehead stand for: white racial resentment.

Green News Report -- February 2, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: China takes the lead on clean energy, while the U.S. dithers; Obama gives out goodies for nucl...

The Sit-Ins Remembered: A Fight for Much More Than a Hamburger

Hasan Kwame Jeffries | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hasan Kwame Jeffries

Fifty years after the sit-ins, far too many people, African Americans in particular, and poor people and people of color in general, are denied their freedom rights.

New Yorkers Rally Nigerian Consulate Over Missing President

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Chelsea-Lyn Rudder | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit On Friday, a group of Nigerian expatriates gathered outside of the Nigerian Consulate in...

Iran Police Gun Down Protesters, Protesters Fight Back (PHOTOS) (VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HONOLULU - The Obama administration on Sunday strongly condemned the Iranian government's crackdown on protesters, offering its support to civilians "...

Copenhagen Meltdown

Sanjay Khanna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sanjay Khanna

The U.N. Climate Conference is falling apart. Protesters are being beaten in the street, Hugo Chavez is taking the high road and the whole thing might end without a new agreement.

Peaceful Protesters Take Over Copenhagen; Fight Climate Change (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

An estimated 100,000 people marched through the streets of Copenhagen this weekend to rally against climate change, the largest of such gatherings in ...

Chevron Gets Fixed

Antonia Juhasz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Antonia Juhasz

On Sunday, Chevron became the first oil company to come under a Yes Men Audience Attack. Chevron was chosen because it's different from other oil companies.

Health Reform Sit-Ins Thursday Across U.S.; Police Threaten Arrests

Huffington Post | Philip Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Rather than standing for a cause, people across America are sitting in to draw attention to their frustrations with our country's health care system a...

My Husband: Jailed for Protesting Israel's Wall

Majida Abu Rahmah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Majida Abu Rahmah

Israel's Supreme Court ruled that the route of the apartheid wall in Bil'in was illegal and should be changed, yet the wall remains, unmoved. Last month, my husband Abdallah was been arrested for protesting it.

Iran Admits Protesters Beaten To Death By Jailers

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — After months of denials, Iran acknowledged Saturday that at least three people detained in the country's postelection turmoil wer...

Redefining Protest in Copenhagen

Andrew Sniderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Sniderman

Tens of thousands marched peacefully on Saturday, and some opted for sticks and stones. But another group has embraced the bicycle as a symbol and medium for a new kind of environmental protest.

Bomb Appalachia (and Face the Music)

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Theirs is a coast-to-coast campaign to save Appalachia's mountains and streams -- and Appalachians' homes, jobs, and culture -- from the devastating coal mining practice known as mountaintop removal.

Groups Rally To End Tongass Forest Timber Sales

AP | MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Nearly a dozen conservation groups are appealing to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to put a stop to two timber sales...