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Because the Rent Won't Wait

William Blueher | Posted 03.18.2014 | New York
William Blueher

Rents have risen dramatically over the last decade, even as household wages for most families have continued to fall. But a broad coalition of groups have come together leading the fight for New York City workers.

Eva Moskowitz's Shameful Misuse of Civil Rights

Camille Rivera | Posted 03.13.2014 | New York
Camille Rivera

Moskowitz is trying to paint herself as a defender of black and Latino children, but really her war on Mayor Bill de Blasio is not about children or civil rights. It's about Moskowitz wanting more power, more profit for her 22 schools and demanding to get everything she wants.

18 Powerful Images from Massive #SOSVenezuela Demonstration in Los Angeles, California

Stephanie Rudat | Posted 02.24.2014 | Los Angeles
Stephanie Rudat

Clad in vibrant colors of the Venezuelan flag, supporters of ongoing protests in Venezuela rallied peacefully in Los Angeles, California on Saturday in front of the Federal Building.

It's Time to Raise the Wage

Camille Rivera | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
Camille Rivera

We at UnitedNY are urging the State Legislature to let high-cost areas around the state lift fast food, airport, car wash and other low-wage workers out of poverty and into the middle class through local wage authorization.

Why I Marched For Climate Change (Video)

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 04.24.2013 | Green
Ronnie Citron-Fink

On Sunday, being part of the climate solution meant going beyond green and marching forward. One of the handmade rally signs summed it up with a photograph of the Earth and these four words: "Too Big To Fail"

Pro-Gun Group To Rally Against Obama

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

By Nick Carey CHICAGO, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Angered and afraid that President Barack Obama's proposals to ban assault weapons and high-...

WATCH: Should Republicans Blame The TSA?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.12.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

When Susan Verbeeck attended a rally for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney with her two daughters and a friend at the Virginia State Fairgrounds in Doswell, Va., earlier this month, she didn't expect to be greeted by TSA agents.

Unlike the Anti-Nukes & Cold War Activists, Occupy Will Not Put 1,000,000 People on the Street. Does It Matter?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 11.18.2012 | New York
Jerry Ashton

If Peace Action has its way, money will first of all be moved from funding weapons of war to bankrolling public works projects. If Occupy has its way, money will be moved from Wall Street banks to local savings and loans.

PHOTOS: A Historic Race From Brescia To Rome And Back

Erica Firpo | Posted 08.03.2012 | Travel
Erica Firpo

Enzo Ferrari once claimed that the Mille Miglia was "the most beautiful race in the world."

Janell Ross

Whistleblowers Face Deportation

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 05.08.2012 | Latino Voices

In September 2008, Hurricanes Ike and Gustav ravaged cities along the Texas coast. Ambitious contractors and those just eager to help went looking for...

Thousands to March in Denver Saturday

Nancy Cronk | Posted 06.26.2012 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

On April 28th, 2012, thousands of Colorado women and their family members will gather at Civic Center Park's Greek Amphitheater for a rally to protect women's access to health care and for their right to make their own decisions.

Aaron Sankin

'Occupy SF' Stages Mass Squatting In Vacant Buildings

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.16.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO - Homeless advocacy group Homes Not Jails has teamed up with members of the Occupy San Francisco protest movement in a coordinated campa...

Wall Street Occupennial, A Database Of Protest Art

Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.07.2011 | Arts

For the past 3 weeks Occupy Wall Street (OWS) has shaken up our nation in what one protester called a "protest movement not seen in America since the ...

Tyler Kingkade

Unemployed Lobby Super Committee Members During Rally At Capitol

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Linda Evans cried Wednesday outside the U.S. Capitol building as she described the unemployment crisis and her own struggle to find work...

1,000 Young Protesters, Angered by Troy Davis Execution, Take To NYC Streets

Kate Fridkis | Posted 11.26.2011 | New York
Kate Fridkis

On Thursday evening, what started as an Amnesty International vigil in honor of Troy Davis in Union Square soon became a full-blown march through the streets of New York.

Christine O'Donnell Dropped From Tea Party Rally, Then Reinvited

Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

Christine O'Donnell has been re-invited to a Tea Party rally in Iowa after being dropped from the event's lineup early Tuesday morning. O'Donnell -...

PHOTOS: SlutWalk Takes Over Chicago

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 08.06.2011 | Chicago

In the middle of a sunny Saturday when many Chicagoans were hightailing it to the beach, hundreds headed, instead, to the inaugural SlutWalk Chicago i...

Wisconsin Weekend Rally: More Philosophy Than Politics

Rev. Barbara Kaufmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Barbara Kaufmann

I joined first a trickle, then a river and finally a sea of people making their way to the Capitol Mall in Madison, Wisconsin on Saturday.

The Awakening

Jerry Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Waxman

After almost thirteen years of Republican rule (certainly not governance), ordinary Floridians are beginning to awaken from their corporately-induced stupor and realize something is very wrong.

Rally Against Hearing On US Muslims Held In Times Square

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Some 300 people gathered in Times Square on Sunday to speak out against a planned congressional hearing on Muslim terrorism, criticiz...

Weekly Audit: Police Defy Order to Clear Protesters from Wisconsin Capital

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger On Monday afternoon, the Capitol Police in Madison, Wisconsin refused to enforce an order to clear the...

100,000+ Protest Across America, 3,000 in Denver

Nancy Cronk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

Rallies were held at state capitols in all fifty states on Saturday, bringing out hundreds of thousands of Americans to stand in solidarity with workers in Wisconsin.

Lucia Graves

Liberal Tea Party? U.S. Uncut Disrupts Service At Bank Of America

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Demonstrators posing as a liberal Tea Party disrupted service at banks across the country on Saturday, in an effort to spotlight the gimmicks multi-bi...

Planned Parenthood To Rally In Lower Manhattan Saturday

http://www.ny1.com/content/top_stories/134654/planned-parenthood-to-rally-in-lower-manhattan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On the heels of a vote last week in the House of Representatives that sought to cut federal funding for Planned Parenthood, elected officials, celebri...

School Re-Segregation: How Faith Has Re-Ignited the Struggle for Justice

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

The radical faith that inspired the prophetic leadership of Martin Luther King, Jr. is now igniting a contemporary civil rights movement in North Carolina, led by the Rev. William J. Barber.