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Chicago Students Always Lead the Way

Dave Stieber | Posted 07.10.2013 | Chicago
Dave Stieber

Our students are intelligent and partake in the democratic process that this country was founded on. So if our students feel forced to have a protest to make their voices heard, join them. They are teaching all of us what Democracy looks like, sounds like, and feels like.

Stand With Striking Walmart Workers on Black Friday (VIDEO)

Dennis Trainor | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business
Dennis Trainor

The Walmart strike, which originated in Los Angeles, has spread to 12 cities and counting. A series of strikes will occur next week that has the poten...

Alice Hines

Walmart Strikers Promise Huge Black Friday Showdown With 1,000 Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business

An organization of Walmart workers is planning a series of strikes next week that they hope will paralyze the world's largest retailer on the biggest ...

Dave Jamieson

Strikes Mark New Chapter For Walmart

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.15.2012 | Business

When a strike among Walmart store employees spread to twelves cities last week, a spokesman for the largest private-sector employer in the world made ...

Contestants Walk Off 'The Biggest Loser,' But Who Quit The Show?

Posted 04.18.2012 | TV

In an unprecedented play for power, the final five contestants on "The Biggest Loser" (Tue., 8 p.m. ET on NBC) got wind of a twist that would allow th...

Seattle High School Students Stage Walkout To Protest Education Cuts (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.16.2011 | Education

Hundreds of students from five Seattle-area high schools walked out of classes Wednesday to protest Washington state's cuts to education funding. T...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Occupy Colleges: Students To Teach-In and Walk Out In Third Act of Support for OWS

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 01.02.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- College students at more than 70 campuses around the country will hold teach-ins late Wednesday and on Thursday as a way of building aware...

MTA, City & State to Students: Drop Dead

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

Today, the MTA launches a whirlwind tour of public hearings citywide. These hearings will be the first of their kind since 585,000 student straphangers learned they would lose subsided fares.