Tag archive for ‘protests’
By deskofbrian On Friday, May 18th, 2012

Josef Miles, 9-year-old, protests Westboro Baptist Church protests in Topeka

When nine-year-old Josef Miles spotted members of Fred Phelps’ Westboro Baptist Church doing their hate-mongering thing on the Washburn University campus in Topeka, he asked his mother, Patty Akrouche, if More...

By Mika Oehling On Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

Oh the Humanities – Rants & Raves

There is a lot of talk about the Quebec university students who are protesting the proposed tuition hikes. A lot of the talk has centered around the violence committed by protesters, who have mostly been revealed More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

US Embassy in Syria closed, violence spreads as Russia ramps up pressure

Syria Renews Bombardment as U.S. Closes Embassy and Russia Sends Envoys That’s the headline this morning in the Telegraph. The US Embassy in Syria has been abandoned as violence spreads. Homs continues to More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Still at large: Angry protester tossing dead raccoon at City Hall

This is actually a police release published by the Burlington Free Press: The Burlington Police Department is currently investigating an incident where an unidentified female had thrown the carcass of raccoon upon More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 1st, 2011

UN Reports: Syria in civil war

Syria Bashar al Assad billboard syria public domain Photo/Darth Kalweijt via Wikicommons It’s official: Syria will be the next target for NATO, UN/America drones. The AP officially reports that the UN recognizes More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Occupy Oakland photos & videos

OAKLAND, Calif. – Police and protesters supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement clashed downtown following a day of peaceful protests throughout Oakland. The confrontation began after protesters started More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Greece protests intensify and turn even more violent

(Reuters) – Clashes between rival groups of protesters broke out in front of the Greek parliament on Thursday, interrupting a rally by tens of thousands against a tough new package of austerity measures due More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Libya celebrates – violence escalates in Syria

(CNN) — Military personnel were killed and injured when Syrian soldiers and gunmen believed to be dissidents battled on Thursday, an activist group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the clashes More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, October 14th, 2011

Zuccotti Park cleanup postponed for Occupy Wall Street protests to continue

NY TIMES BLOG:┬áThe cleanup of the Lower Manhattan park that has been occupied by protesters for nearly a month was canceled Friday shortly before it was supposed to begin, averting a feared showdown between the More...

By Judy Aron On Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Thoughts on Occupy Wall Street

First – this is a great commentary by Peter Schiff with regard to Occupy Wall Street and Michael Moore. Personally, I think Occupy Wall Street (AKA American Autumn) is another “Obama and Friends” More...