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Cairo Suburb Erupts In Riots After Policeman Kills Man Over Cup Of Tea

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 04.19.2016 | World

CAIRO, April 19 (Reuters) - A riot erupted in a Cairo suburb on Tuesday after a policeman shot three people after an argument over the price of a cup ...

Chicago 1968... Cleveland 2016?

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Could this be the year when Republicans see some sort of replay of what the Democrats went through in 1968?

Donald Trump Says He'll Tell Supporters Not To Riot, 'But' ...

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.20.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump will tell his supporters not to riot if he's denied the Republican presidential nomination, but he suggested it could happe...

Protest Against Dutch Center For Asylum-Seekers Turns Into Riot

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.16.2015 | World

AMSTERDAM, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Dutch police on Wednesday fired warning shots in an effort to disperse a crowd, as a protest against plans to house asyl...

The Elaine Lynchings: A Visit to Elaine, Arkansas, 100 Years After America's Deadliest Race Riot

LaReeca Rucker | Posted 09.04.2015 | Black Voices
LaReeca Rucker

Today, one year after the turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri, race riots sparked by alleged profiling, discrimination and police militarization are still making headlines in America. But in 1919, Elaine, Arkansas, was the center of the country's deadliest race riot.

"I Was Very, Very Happy That Stonewall Had Happened."

Nathan Manske | Posted 07.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Nathan Manske

Perry couldn't seem to escape the abuse from being gay, whether it was from bullies or the cops. But one night in June, Perry was at the bar, Julius', when he heard that there was a raid down the street at Stonewall and "the girls" were fighting back.

Nepal and Baltimore

Laurence Leamer | Posted 05.04.2016 | Politics
Laurence Leamer

Baltimore and Nepal are neighbors. What they share is the radical inequality in the world.

Baltimore -- Riot v. Rebellion

Shermin Kruse | Posted 05.01.2016 | World
Shermin Kruse

I am struck by the different lenses through which identical events unfold and the challenges involved in unification.

You're Nobody 'Till Somebody Kills You: Baltimore, Freddie Gray and the Problem of History

Yohuru Williams | Posted 06.29.2015 | Black Voices
Yohuru Williams

As residents of Maryland and the nation brace for what could potentially be another night of civil unrest in Baltimore, it is important to pause and reflect on what has brought us to the current moment.

Jesse Williams: 'There Is Nothing 'Black' About Rioting'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.04.2015 | Black Voices

Nearly two weeks since expressing his views on “justify-anything” Americans, actor Jesse Williams returned to his personal Twitter account on Mond...

Why Is Ferguson Like George Pullman's Grave?

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics
Kelly Kleiman

Pullman had to be buried in a coffin covered in tar paper and asphalt, enclosed in a room-sized block of concrete, reinforced with railroad ties. Workers probably wouldn't have desecrated his grave, but if you'd been hated that thoroughly and justifiably, would you take chances?

LOOK: Scenes From Brooklyn's Radical Queer Pride Fantasy (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Last Friday a group of Brooklyn queers curated a radical Pride party, 'RIOT!', in response to what many decry as the corporatization and homonormatizi...

Forget The Parade -- Are You Ready For This Radical Queer Pride Fantasy?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Are you over the annual NYC Pride Parade? Are you sick of the blatant corportization of NYC Pride in general? Are you wondering when Pride became less...

Macri's Minion Shed Blood at Buenos Aires' Borda

Jerry Nelson | Posted 06.27.2013 | World
Jerry Nelson

Journalists, lawmakers, police officers and doctors were among the injured Friday during the violent clash between Buenos Aires Metropolitan Police and protesters who tried to prevent the destruction of a workshop at the Borda Psychiatric Institute.

'Definitely A Restart For Occupy Wall Street'

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business

* Movement inspires rallies in numerous cities * "Anarchists" wear black bandannas in some locations * Packets of harmle...

May No Act of Ours Bring Shame: The Riot That Never Should Have Happened

Onward State | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Onward State

I understand that the student body wanted to make a point that the Board of Trustees decision to fire JoePa was not okay with us. However, all that we have done is null if we do not make a difference.

It's Time for the Occupy Mob to Call It Quits

John Hawkins | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics
John Hawkins

Remember when the Left was saying that Americans should fear the Tea Partiers because they were a potentially dangerous, violent mob? Well now, we act...

The Carnage Continues in Afghanistan

Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe | Posted 07.18.2011 | World
Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

A quiet city in the north of Afghanistan ignited today after yet another NATO night raid reportedly tore another family apart. Thousands of people took to the streets, again chanting, "Death to America!" as they pelted Karzai's billboards with mud and stones.

Bloody Monday: Glenn Beck, FOX News, Gov. Jan Brewer and the Louisville Massacre Anniversary

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Biggers

FOX News host Glenn Beck's reportedly German (Catholic) immigrant ancestors would be ashamed. As we learn more about Beck's inciting rhetoric against...

Lucia Graves

Puerto Rico Protests: Government Probe To Investigate Civil Rights Abuses | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Puerto Rico's civil rights commission has launched a probe to investigate last week's police riots at the commonwealth's Capitol. The commission, ann...

Why Are 110,000 Orthodox Israelis Rioting to 'Protect' Segregated Schools?

Eileen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eileen Read

It is with American ears that revere the separation of church and state that we listen in awe to extreme religious happenings in the Middle East. Som...

More Than 100 Involved In Northwest Side Street Fight That Injured Cops

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Seven people were arrested and several police officers were injured during an early Saturday morning street fight involving more than 100 people on th...

Anniversary: Chicago '68

Michael Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Kaplan

All things converged to one night: tonight, forty-one years ago. The police found the fuse and lit it.

Stark Contrasts In Denver On Eve Of DNC

Judah Freed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judah Freed

As we passed the strong police presence around the Denver Convention Center I realized that my quiet home town now looks like the police state scenes in the most terrifying cyberpunk videos. Soon afterward, however, I arrived at the site of Meditate 08 where they spoke about the benefits of letting go of hate and fear within the self as a way of transforming society.