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Constituents Shame GOP Lawmakers Who Are Ducking Town Hall Meetings

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics

Rather than face angry, frustrated and raucous crowds of constituents at town hall meetings this recess, a large number of GOP lawmakers are skipping ...

I Know How You Feel About Trump

Marty Kaplan | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

Remember when we couldn’t wait to say good riddance to 2016? We’d had it with that abusive spouse of an election year. We were sick of the emotion...

Photos From The Washington DC 'Muslim Ban' Protest

Amarins Laanstra- Corn | Posted 01.31.2017 | Arts
Amarins Laanstra- Corn


A Fashion Photographer Takes A Stand At Standing Rock

The Huffington Post | Samantha Storey | Posted 11.28.2016 | Politics

In late October and early November, Chris Callaway, a fashion photographer based in New York City, visited the Sioux Nation at Standing Rock Indian Re...

Trump Flip Flops On Twitter -- Bashes Then Applauds Constitutional Right To Protest

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.13.2016 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump, whose aides reportedly wrested control of his Twitter account days before the election, launched his first caustic tweet...

Last Stop For Democracy

Michael Winship | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Michael Winship

This year's choices are far from perfect, but nonetheless a choice must be made. To quote a founding father who believed in such things: liberty, once lost, is lost forever. This could be democracy's last stop. Vote.

#FredinChina: Thousands of protesters call for South Korea's president to resign after scandal

Fred Raillard | Posted 11.07.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer with Farid Mokart of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands...

Equality: Believing In It Doesn't Make It So

Lisa Ancona-Roach | Posted 07.11.2016 | Parents
Lisa Ancona-Roach

We can believe that all people are "created equal," but that doesn't mean that all are treated equally in our society. My son knows that there is racism in the world, but we need to discuss how we are a long way off from being the "post racial" society that some claim we are.

Protesters Fight Cleveland's Plan To Restrict Free Speech During GOP Convention

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics

A federal judge in Cleveland said Thursday that the city's proposed restrictions on protesters during the Republican National Convention put too much ...

Donald Trump Doesn't Want Protesters To Get Hurt If Cameras Are Around

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told a large crowd not to harm a protester at his campaign rally on Wednesday, but suggested ...

Protesters Invade Capitol To Protest Corrupt Money In Politics

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.15.2016 | Politics

Thirteen activists zip-tied themselves to the scaffolding in the Capitol rotunda Friday as part of a weeklong civil disobedience action protesting the...

My Daughter Is Afraid of Donald Trump

Kristie Stumpf Rork | Posted 03.19.2017 | Parents
Kristie Stumpf Rork

Snuggling on the sofa with my eight-year daughter one evening, a commercial for the nightly news hinted of a sensational story about the 2016 political candidates. My daughter looked at me, with sadness in her eyes, "Mommy, I don't want Trump to be president." "Why is that, baby?" I ask. "Because half of my friends would disappear from school!"

Ted Cruz And Marco Rubio Handle Protesters Much Differently Than Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) watched silently as an animal rights protester stood on a chair and interrupted his stump speech at h...

Original Poster Art Exhibit Pays Tribute to Mexico's Missing 43 Students

Sola Agustsson | Posted 03.08.2017 | Arts
Sola Agustsson

Eight weeks after the disappearance of the 43 students, artist and activist Francisco Toledo sent out a call to universities and museums for original poster art in response to the tragedy.

Ask Yourself These Questions Before Joining The Oregon Militia

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 01.06.2016 | Comedy

We've all been there. You're sitting at home. You're bored. You believe that the government is actively trying to hurt you but you don't know how or w...

Women Protested The UK’s 'Tampon Tax' By Bleeding In White Pants

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 11.09.2015 | Women

Three British women took to the streets on Friday Nov. 6 in white pants to make a statement against the EU's tax on feminine hygiene products. And the...

Off Their Front Porch: Protesters Have No Free-Speech Rights On Supreme Court Plaza

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 08.30.2015 | Politics

The Constitution doesn't apply in the area just outside the main court that interprets the Constitution. A federal appeals court ruled on Friday that ...

Ferguson Remembers The Death That Launched A Movement

The Huffington Post | Mariah Stewart | Posted 08.10.2015 | Politics

FERGUSON, Mo. -- Hundreds of people gathered in the middle of a quiet street in this suburb of St. Louis to pay respect to Michael Brown, the 18-year-...

Civic Disobedience and Climate Change

Marilyn Sewell | Posted 08.05.2016 | Religion
Marilyn Sewell

Is the practice of civil disobedience justified, in regard to climate change? Unlike war and racism, the effects of global warming are neither clear nor immediate -- though in fact the danger is quickly becoming clearer, as California dries up and wild fires run through the West.

After Approving Spy Gear For Egypt, Obama Admin Cozies Up To Regime

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 09.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top Obama administration officials, including Secretary of State John Kerry, met with their Egyptian counterparts in Cairo on Sunday for...

Prince Performs Phenomenal 'Rally For Peace' Show In Baltimore

Reuters | Lacey Johnson | Posted 05.14.2015 | Black Voices

BALTIMORE, May 10 (Reuters) - Reclusive rocker Prince took the stage on Sunday in a "Rally 4 Peace" concert in response to the death of a 25-year-old ...

Baltimore Photographer Captures Iconic Images Of Protests: 'I Want People To See The Truth'

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 05.04.2015 | Black Voices

Meet Devin Allen, a talented, young photographer from Baltimore, Maryland who captured the iconic image plastered on the latest cover of Time magazine...

Festive Baltimore Rallies In Hope After Police Charged

Reuters | Scott Malone and Ian Simpson | Posted 05.03.2015 | Black Voices

BALTIMORE, May 2 (Reuters) - Thousands of people took to the streets of Baltimore on Saturday as anger over the death of a young black man turned to h...

Freddie Gray's Family Is 'Satisfied' With Charges Against Officers

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 05.01.2015 | Black Voices

The family of Freddie Gray on Friday applauded the news that Gray’s death had been ruled a homicide and that criminal charges were being brought aga...

Lilly Workneh

Baltimore Protesters Rejoice Over Charges In Freddie Gray's Death | Lilly Workneh | Posted 05.01.2015 | Black Voices

It wasn’t expected -- but it was welcome. Many Baltimore residents applauded Friday's announcement from State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby that Fredd...