A crackdown on dissent is targeting the island’s protest movements. Isn’t Puerto Rico part of the United States? Source: Student Protesters in Puerto Rico Face Trial as Government Criminalizes Dissent Continue reading Student Protesters in Puerto Rico Face Trial as Government Criminalizes Dissent
More than 200 Pennridge High School students walked out of school instead of attending an in-house assembly The students chose to protest their own way and will receive detentions as a result. … Continue reading Pennsylvania school to issue more than 200 detentions over student walkouts
MIAMI — To help fund a national gun control movement, a small group of South Florida students who survived the worst high school shooting in U.S. history set up a modest website … Continue reading Parkland students have a cause and $3.5 million — here’s how they’re going to spend it
The ACLU says more than 30 bills have been introduced amid a huge swell of activism, prompting UN intervention over criminalization of peaceful protest Isn’t the right to peaceful protest a constitutional right? Source: Anti-protest bills would ‘attack right to speak out’ under Donald Trump | World news | The Guardian Continue reading Anti-protest bills would ‘attack right to speak out’ under Donald Trump
Responses: ““Be Young, Have Fun, Drink Pepsi.”” Source: Donald J. Trump on Twitter (parody account) Imagine putting your life on the line like this to fight for justice only to have it parodied … Continue reading Pepsi’s bad idea for a commercial
Looks like Trump made people buy more markers. Trump said he would help bring back jobs… and he might just be succeeding where art supplies are concerned! Omg. ❤ #WomensMarchCLT pic.twitter.com/zzOt7XqDNy— same … Continue reading Art supply sales are up, because protest signs don’t make themselves
From Starbucks supporting refugees to Kenco taking on gangs, big businesses are falling over themselves to do good – and to let us know about it Source: Sex doesn’t sell any more, … Continue reading Sex doesn’t sell any more, activism does. And don’t the big brands know it
What was originally billed as a peaceful protest quickly turned violent. The bigot didn’t end up speaking to a crowd of several hundred students. Instead, he spoke to a crowd of millions, … Continue reading Berkeley protesters just fell into the most obvious trap imaginable. Again
It appears that a lot of people are protesting on the day after the inauguration. If you are protesting, these guidelines might prove useful. Source: Isabella Sinclaire on Twitter: “If you are … Continue reading If you are marching this weekend, here is some good info to know.
Then, on Monday, news broke that Republicans in the House had decided to effectively eliminate a nonpartisan investigative body called the Office of Congressional Ethics. On Tuesday, news broke that said Republicans … Continue reading Reps say phone calls prompted ethics reversal.
“Fear, intimidation and vandalism are not a legitimate form of political expression,” said state Sen. Doug Ericksen. Obviously aimed at protests like the recent North Dakota Pipeline. This proposed law is a … Continue reading Washington Republican proposes charging protestors with ‘economic terrorism’
It is not a final victory, and there is much to fear from pipeline investor Donald Trump, but much will come of this gathering and its vision, tactics and power Nor sure … Continue reading The light from Standing Rock: beautiful struggle shows the power of protest