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Reality of Meh: RNC Protests So Far

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Public Square, Cleveland:Police in tactical gear circle around downtown Cleveland. Their set up makes them hard to actually identify, at first we mist...

Baton Rouge: 'Put Those Damn Weapons Down!'

Bill Quigley | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Bill Quigley

“Put those damn weapons down. I’m not going to tell you again, goddamn it. Get those goddamn weapons down.” That was the first command of one o...

Of Moonlanding and Moonshine

Parthiv N. Parekh | Posted 03.14.2016 | Politics
Parthiv N. Parekh

It's hard to articulate the profuse awe that I and many of my generation growing up in India in the '70s had for America. To say that we were smitten ...

Trump Blames 'Our Communist Friend' Sanders For Chicago Clashes

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 03.12.2016 | Politics

CHICAGO, March 12 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Saturday blamed supporters of Democratic candidate Bernie Sand...

Bernie and Occupy -- Separated at Birth -- Together Again?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 08.24.2015 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Occupy, born on 9/17/2011, is courting a man born only nine days earlier in the same month, but 69 years earlier. Could this Spring-December fling be something serious?

Where Was Hillary?

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.20.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

For the Netroots Nation convention, the most notable thing was that two Democratic candidates for president showed up, and three did not. Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley were both on hand to court Lefties, but I had to wonder where Hillary Clinton was.

Why Rants on Sharpton, NAN and the #JusticeForAll March Are Immature, Insensitive and Irresponsible

Reverend Charles E. Williams II | Posted 02.18.2015 | Black Voices
Reverend Charles E. Williams II

I honor the enthusiasm, the tenacity, vigilance of all who have marched, took rubber bulletts, made financial sacrifices, and found strength to go on anyhow. But as you assess where you are, and you find that this work is in your purpose, grab hold to your lane and stay in it with consistency and persistency.

Millions March NYC -- Fight Against Police Brutality and Oppression

Evgeniya Melnikova | Posted 02.14.2015 | New York
Evgeniya Melnikova

Saturday, December 13: This day we wrote a new page in history. This day we were marching together side by side in the name of unity, solidarity and justice. This day we were raising our voices against police brutality, inequality and oppression.

When Retailers Shop the Season Doesn't End at Christmas

Sean McElwee | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics
Sean McElwee

The democratic chorus in Washington has shifted from one that is broadly in favor of business interests to one virtually devoid of any other voices.

Thailand: Democracy on the Brink

Andrew Lam | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics
Andrew Lam

Since Thailand became a constitutional monarchy in 1932, it has experienced many coups and counter-coups. Yet the monarchy traditionally held enormous power, providing much needed constancy and balance.

Speak Up. Speak Love.

Adam Bailey | Posted 10.28.2013 | Religion
Adam Bailey

I write off protesting in and of itself because of the street preachers on campus or by the Mall in DC a few summers ago, forgetting that it was a protesting preacher at the front of that Mall 50 years ago who revolutionized the world. We don't want to seem too fringe, so we mainstream the radicals of history and don't get too risky ourselves.

The Egyptian Coup Is a Bad Precedent for All Democracies

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 09.04.2013 | World
James Marshall Crotty

You may not like the Muslim Brotherhood. You may not support its religion-infused politics, its arrogant brand of Islam, its views of the U.S. and Isr...

Around The World In 10 Photos

Posted 05.19.2012 | World

From Argentina to Zimbabwe, the monumental to the day-to-day, each week, HuffPost World will present some of the most remarkable images from across th...

Around the World in 10 Photos

Posted 05.05.2012 | World

From Argentina to Zimbabwe, the monumental to the day-to-day, each week, HuffPost World will present some of the most remarkable images from across th...

Activists Target BofA Shareholder Meeting

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2012 | Business

* 99% Power groups says Wells Fargo excluded shareholders * Group wants to meet with CEO before May 9 meeting * Activist...

WATCH: Protestors Tell Issa To 'Stop Fighting For Wall Street'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.20.2012 | Business

California Republican Darrell Issa may think twice before coming to Brooklyn again. The Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Comm...

WATCH: Protestors Dressed Like Robin Hood Arrested During Aids Day March

Posted 12.01.2011 | New York

13 activists dressed as Robin Hood were arrested after blocking traffic in Lower Manhattan on Thursday while protesting Mayor Bloomberg's cuts to AIDS...

Civil Rights Activists Stand Up to Snobs

Kenneth Kales | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics
Kenneth Kales

No society can sustain itself with an upper class increasingly distancing itself from those lower on the economic ladder. That is what is happening in our country.

Occupy Chicago: Tent City Raid Leads to 175 Arrests

Mark Cassello | Posted 12.17.2011 | Chicago
Mark Cassello

Demanding their constitutional right to free assembly, the crowd of about 150 non-violent demonstrators waited patiently for the slow moving police procession to reach them.

PHOTOS: The Best Signs Of #OccupyWallStreet

Inae Oh | Posted 12.06.2011 | New York

As Occupy Wall Street continues to inspire demonstrations and student walkouts nationwide, protesters are speaking their minds through posters to make...

Protestors Dump Trash At Bank President's Home Over Layoffs, Foreclosures

Patch | Kimberly Ashton | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

Hauling several bags of garbage left at a foreclosed Bank of America property in Malden, dozens of protesters showed up at bank president Robert Galle...

Egyptian Prime Minister Says He'll Fire Police Accused Of Protestor Deaths

Posted 09.08.2011 | World

Egypt's Prime Minister Essam Sharaf has ordered the suspension of all police officers accused of killing protestors during the uprising that toppled P...

Friday Talking Points [156] -- Fighting on Several Fronts

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Crowds of unarmed protesters have been shot at with live ammunition. But dead protesters in our forcibly-imposed democracy is just so not according to the media's storyline.

Bloomberg's Doorstep: Protestors Sue City For Right To Rally In Front Of Mayor's House

Gothamist | [2] | | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Demonstrators are suing the city after the NYPD rejected their application to protest charter schools and school closings directly in front of Mayor B...

The Demonization of Barack Obama

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheldon Filger

While wrapping their vituperation in the American flag, these extremists masquerading as patriots are actually damaging the heart and soul of the conservative movement in the United States.