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Thailand: Democracy on the Brink

Andrew Lam | Posted 02.17.2014 | 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...

Occupy Boston Deadline Passes Without Eviction

AP | By STEVE LeBLANC and LAURA CRIMALDI | Posted 12.09.2011 | Business

BOSTON -- A diminished Occupy Boston encampment held its ground early Friday after police decided not to immediately enforce a midnight deadline that ...

Occupy Philadelphia Protestors Continue Fight After Eviction

AP | By PATRICK WALTERS | Posted 12.02.2011 | Business

PHILADELPHIA -- Occupy Philadelphia protesters say their movement isn't over despite their eviction from the City Hall plaza where they had been encam...

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.

Why One Bride Let These Protestors 'Occupy' Her Wedding Photos

AP | Posted 12.17.2011 | Weddings

CINCINNATI -- A bride and groom reached out Occupy Cincinnati protesters to be part of their wedding day. Before her wedding, bride-to-be Caroline Hy...

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.

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.

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...

Don't Give Ahmadinejad the Excuses He Wants

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ray Hanania

The proper response to the tyranny in Iran is the continued building of a world alliance against the Iranian despot, who may or may not have legitimately won the elections last week.

House Condemns Tehran Crackdown On Protesters

AP | ROBERT BURNS and ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday stuck to a measured response to the uprising in Iran over a disputed presidential election, even...

Tea And Sympathy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If the modern-day Tea Parties are smart, they would try to educate the public and hang their whole protest on the "anti-bailout" hook.

Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You

Michael J. Panzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael J. Panzner

After almost four decades of relative calm and complacency, there are signs that the social mood is beginning to sour.

Protestors Picket CEOs Homes For New Mortgages

New York Post | PAUL THARP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A new kind of street warfare is breaking out against Wall Street titans - and it's happening on their lawns and outside their lobbies too. A corps of...

Sri Lanka: Mob Stones Red Cross Office

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The main office of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was stoned by a mob today in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Although no one was hurt, the...