Tag Archives: Social Protest

William John Cox : Occupy Lubbock Stands Tall in Conservative Texas City

Occupy Lubbock:Occupiers in conservative Texas cityhave support of mayor, some Tea Partiers By William John Cox / Truthout / February 14, 2012 Although protesters have been driven from their peaceful occupations of almost every location across the nation, including Wall … finish reading William John Cox : Occupy Lubbock Stands Tall in Conservative Texas City

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Mike Davis : Protest in the Driver’s Seat

Image from the Schumin Web.Chevy to the levee:Protest in the driver’s seat This is the ultimate American way: protesting in a car (or on a bike) while obeying the law. The possibilities for serene family tourism are endless and mind-boggling. … finish reading Mike Davis : Protest in the Driver’s Seat

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Mike Ludwig : Thousands Circle White House to Protest Pipeline

Young protesters marched through the streets of Washington, DC, carrying an inflatable “pipeline” as long as a city block. Photo by Mike Ludwig / Truthout.The pressure is on:Thousands encircle White House,tell Obama to reject Keystone pipeline By Mike Ludwig / … finish reading Mike Ludwig : Thousands Circle White House to Protest Pipeline

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Wayne Grytting : Gandhi Meets Monty Python

We are all Guy Fawkes. Occupiers in Zuccotti Park in New York turn protest into theater. Photo by Andrew Burton / AP.Gandhi meets Monty Python:The comedic turn in nonviolent tactics By Wayne Grytting / Waging Nonviolence / November 1, 2011 … finish reading Wayne Grytting : Gandhi Meets Monty Python

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Greg Moses : It’s all Trick, no Treat, as Cops Bust Occupy Austin Protesters

Austin police confront demonstrators at City Hall, Oct. 29, 2011. Photo by Ann Harkness /Flickr.All trick no treat:Austin police take downfood table in midnight raid By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / October 31, 2011 Police in Austin, Texas, … finish reading Greg Moses : It’s all Trick, no Treat, as Cops Bust Occupy Austin Protesters

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Susan Van Haitsma : ‘Viva la Vida’ in Austin

CodePink at Viva la Vida. Photo by Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog.Viva la Vida…and remember the dead By Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog / October 28, 2011 See gallery of photos by Susan Van Haitsma, Below. … finish reading Susan Van Haitsma : ‘Viva la Vida’ in Austin

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David Van Os : ‘Non-Lethal Projectiles’ in Oakland

Police officers with “non-lethal ordnance” after an early morning raid on Occupy Oakland’s tent city, Oakland, CA, Oct.25, 2011. Photo by Stephen Lam / Reuters.Military zone in Oakland:Riot cops use ‘non-lethal projectiles’to attack occupiers’ encampment Scott Olsen, who served two … finish reading David Van Os : ‘Non-Lethal Projectiles’ in Oakland

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William Rogers : Austin Labor Marches in Solidarity with Occupy Movement

Union workers march in solidarity with Occupy Austin, Oct. 23, 2011. Image from YNN.Injury to one is injury to all:Austin labor demonstrates solidarity with Occupy movementBy William Rogers / The Rag Blog / October 27, 2011 AUSTIN — Five hundred … finish reading William Rogers : Austin Labor Marches in Solidarity with Occupy Movement

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Harvey Wasserman : Occupy Nukes!

Occupy Wall Street image from eleven degrees north.Merge and win:Occupy Wall Street andthe ‘No Nukes’ movement By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / October 25, 2011 The global upheaval that is the Occupy Movement is hopefully in the process … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Occupy Nukes!

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Carl Davidson : Occupied Wall Street and the Emergence of a Popular Front

Photo by Emily Laermer / Crain’s.We shall not be moved!A report from occupied Wall Street: A new popular front against finance capital, encompassing a progressive majority of the country, is beginning to take shape. By Carl Davidson / The Rag … finish reading Carl Davidson : Occupied Wall Street and the Emergence of a Popular Front

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Alyssa Burgin : Cronyism, Corruption, and the Keystone XL Pipeline

Don’t mess with Texas. Photo by Jon McLaughlin / National Resources Defense Council.‘Regulatory capture’:Cronyism and corruption in the Keystone XL Pipeline approval process By Alyssa Burgin / The Rag Blog / October 19, 2011 AUSTIN — On November 6, 2011, … finish reading Alyssa Burgin : Cronyism, Corruption, and the Keystone XL Pipeline

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Dick J. Reavis : ¡Que Vivan los ‘Plantonistas’ de Wall Street!

“Plantonistas” protest Mexican election results at Mexico City’s Zócalo plaza, Nov. 11, 2011. Photo by Régis Lachaume / Wikimedia Commons. Borrowing From Mexico:The Wall Street Plantón By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / October 19, 2011 The widespread … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : ¡Que Vivan los ‘Plantonistas’ de Wall Street!

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