Tag Archives: Political Protest

Medea Benjamin : Death Marchers Haunt New Bush Library Digs

Demonstrators from March of the Dead protest in front of Dallas SWAT officers during groundbreaking at new George W. Bush Presidential Center at SMU, Nov. 16, 2010. Photo by G.J. McCarthy / AP.Breaking new ground:Protests at the future siteof the … finish reading Medea Benjamin : Death Marchers Haunt New Bush Library Digs

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Robert Jensen : Glenn Beck’s Redemption Song

rial in Washington, Saturday, Aug. 28. Photo by Alex Brandon / AP / Christian Science Monitor.‘Restoring honor’ in DC:Glenn Beck’s redemption song By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / August 30, 2010 About halfway through Saturday’s “Restoring Honor” rally … finish reading Robert Jensen : Glenn Beck’s Redemption Song

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Larry Ray : (Tea) Party Hats and the Great American Snake

Photo by Oliver Douliery / Abaca Press.Nonplussed in Naples:Party hats and the Great American Snake By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / August 29, 2010 I talk with friends in Italy almost daily and this past year it has … finish reading Larry Ray : (Tea) Party Hats and the Great American Snake

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Alice Embree : Protesters Block Fort Hood Troop Deployment

Participants in the blockade action at Fort Hood, Texas, on August 23, 2010. Left to right: Iraq Veterans Bobby Whittenberg-James and Crystal Colon, Jeff Grant, Military Spouse Cynthia Thomas and Afghanistan Veteran Matthis Chiroux. Photo from Fort Hood Disobeys. Protesters … finish reading Alice Embree : Protesters Block Fort Hood Troop Deployment

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New York : Marching for the Children of Gaza

Thousands marched in New York on Dec. 27, 2009, in support of the people of Gaza. Photo by Bud Korotzer / NLN.Marching for the children of Gaza:Thousands demonstrate in New York CityBy Fran Korotzer / The Rag Blog / January … finish reading New York : Marching for the Children of Gaza

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Afghanistan : Escalation or Social Justice?

Image from AfterDowningStreet.Obama’s escalation in AfghanistanFaces immediate opposition By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / December 1, 2009 Tonight at 8 p.m. EST President Barack Obama is set to announce his commitment to the worst blunder in U.S. policy … finish reading Afghanistan : Escalation or Social Justice?

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American Peace Movement : Missing in Action

Demonstration in San Francisco. Photo from basetree.Two cheers for health care reform effortsBut whatever happened to the peace movement? By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / October 27, 2009 For purposes of comparison I want to make some predictions … finish reading American Peace Movement : Missing in Action

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G-20 Pittsburgh: Welcome to Police State America

Police officers go through their initial drills in July 2009 for G-20 protest response.Photo: Darrell Sapp/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.Police Harassment Greets G-20 ProtestersBy Robert S. Eshelman / September 22, 2009 Pittsburgh plays host this week to the G-20 summit, a gathering of … finish reading G-20 Pittsburgh: Welcome to Police State America

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Thousands March Against Their Own Self-Interest

When you see this happening, you just know that big insurance has already won the battle. Health care reform in Amerikkka is a pipe dream. Joe Bageant tried to help me understand why so many vote against their own self-interest, … finish reading Thousands March Against Their Own Self-Interest

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Austin Group Denounces Honduran Coup

A message from Honduras: “Jail for the coup-plotters!”. Photo from Indymedia/Honduras.Demonstration is part of week of international action against Honduran coup. By Alice Embree / The Rag Blog / August 17, 2009 Demonstrators in Austin gathered on August 14 to … finish reading Austin Group Denounces Honduran Coup

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Honduras : Angry Protests as Coup Blocks Zayala Return With Violence

Supporters of Honduras’ ousted President Manuel Zelaya march near the presidential residence in Tegucigalpa, Monday July 6, 2009. Honduras’ interim government closed its main airport to all flights on Monday after blocking the runway to prevent the return of ousted … finish reading Honduras : Angry Protests as Coup Blocks Zayala Return With Violence

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If It Can Happen in Port Angeles, Washington, It Can Happen Anywhere, USA

July 4th demonstrator’s cry: Health care now!By Tim Wheeler / July 5, 2009 PORT ANGELES, WA. — Thousands of onlookers stood and applauded along the July 4 parade route in this paper-mill town as marchers walked by with banners demanding … finish reading If It Can Happen in Port Angeles, Washington, It Can Happen Anywhere, USA

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