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Venezuelans revel in pots-and-pans protests after Maduro humiliation
MARACAIBO, Venezuela (Reuters) - For over a decade, Venezuelan opposition supporters would clang pots and pans on balconies of middle-class apartments to protest late leader Hugo Chavez's self-styled "21st century socialism."
98 points by Reuters | Venezuela Protest Zulia Maracaibo Usain Bolt Salvador Allende Civil disobedience Ciudad Ojeda
Discipline possible for ex-cop’s actions in Ferguson
A former St. Louis-area cop might be disciplined for pointing a semi-automatic rifle at Ferguson, Missouri, protesters       
-1 points by The Detroit News | Police Protest St. Louis Missouri Rifle Civil liberties Gun Profanity Constable
100s of migrants evicted from makeshift camp in Paris, as city plans 2 new major refugee centers
A few hundred migrants have been removed from a makeshift camp in Paris amid growing public discontent with a flood of asylum seekers and the accompanying rise in crime, as well as the mayor’s decision to open two new refugee camps in France’s capital. Read Full Article at
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London City Airport flights disrupted by Black Lives Matter protesters blocking runway
London City Airport was brought to a standstill on Tuesday for more than five hours after nine protesters from the Black Lives Matter campaign gained access to the runway. Read Full Article at
683 points by Russia Today | Airport United Kingdom Racism White people Civil disobedience Protest Miscegenation Race
NAACP: Kaepernick can’t affect change on his own
Cornell William Brooks discussed the protest and next steps with USA TODAY Sports.         
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NAACP: 'Not a stretch' to compare Kaepernick to Parks
Cornell William Brooks discussed the protest and next steps with USA TODAY Sports.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Activism Protest Rosa Parks Demonstration San Francisco 49ers Jesse Jackson The Star-Spangled Banner Martin Luther King Jr.
The Latest: South Dakota tribe files lawsuit over pipeline
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the legal challenges and coordination of the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline (all times local):
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NAACP on parallels between Kaepernick, Rosa Parks
Cornell William Brooks discussed the protest and next steps with USA TODAY Sports.         
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NAACP president: 'Not a stretch' to compare Colin Kaepernick to Rosa Parks
Cornell William Brooks discussed the protest and next steps with USA TODAY Sports.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Activism Protest Rosa Parks Demonstration San Francisco 49ers Jesse Jackson The Star-Spangled Banner Martin Luther King Jr.
NCAAP on parallels between Kaepernick, Rosa Parks
Cornell William Brooks discussed the protest and next steps with USA TODAY Sports.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Activism Protest Rosa Parks Demonstration San Francisco 49ers Jesse Jackson The Star-Spangled Banner Martin Luther King Jr.
NCAAP prez on parallels between Kaepernick, Rosa Parks
Cornell William Brooks discussed the protest and next steps with USA TODAY Sports.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Activism Protest Rosa Parks Demonstration San Francisco 49ers Jesse Jackson The Star-Spangled Banner Martin Luther King Jr.
Boycott Israel City Council hearing gets heated; dozens removed
A heated holy war broke out at a City Council hearing Thursday.
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‘People coming together’: Seattle Seahawks mull BLM-inspired team protest during national anthem
At least some members of the American football franchise plan to follow the example of Colin Kaepernick and stage a protest against police brutality during the national anthem, at the upcoming Week 1 game in Seattle. Read Full Article at
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KING: NFL players, take a knee with Kaepernick to effect change
Commit to taking a knee for those families who have been failed by our country. Change starts with the first step.
17504 points by Daily News | Black people National Football League African American Police Protest United States White people Race
Black Lives Matter protest shuts London City Airport
All flights in and out of travel hub diverted, with activists of campaign group chaining themselves together on runway.
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'Black Lives Matter' shuts London airport
Flights from London City Airport were suspended Tuesday morning after a group of Black Lives Matter activists locked themselves together in a protest on the runway, an airport representative said.
700 points by CNN | London City of London United Kingdom Metropolitan Police Service Protest Black people England Sub-Saharan Africa
Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan resigns
Ed AdamczykYEREVAN , Armenia, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan has resigned after months of public protests calling for social reform.
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Fired Greenville police officer sues the city, police chief
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - A former Greenville police officer has sued Police Chief Ken Miller and the city in U.S. District Court. Local media report that Joshua Pratt says in the lawsuit that he was improperly suspended and fired for a mistake in an affidavit. Pratt's lawsuit says he thinks ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Constable Protest Lawsuit Police Dispute resolution Civil disobedience Protests Appeal
Miss America protest: 6 things you probably didn't learn in history class
It wasn't a "bra-burning" fest, nor were they protesting the Miss America contestants.       
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Ferguson activist found fatally shot in burned car near St. Louis
A prominent activist found shot to death in a torched car was remembered by loved ones for protesting Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson.
2925 points by Daily News | Riot Protest Activism Demonstration St. Louis Missouri St. Louis County Missouri Monday Green Bay Packers
Ferguson protest organizer found shot to death in burning car
Darren Seals, a prominent organizer for the Ferguson protests in response to the killing of a black teenager by a white police officer in 2014, has died. He is the second Ferguson, Missouri activist to be found shot and in a burning car. Read Full Article at
1338 points by Russia Today | Protest Activism Civil disobedience St. Louis Missouri Demonstration Missouri St. Louis County Missouri Greater St. Louis
Zimbabwe court overturns ban on Harare protests
Judge lifts police ban, days after president accused courts of recklessness for allowing rallies that turned violent.
874 points by Al Jazeera English | Zimbabwe Riot Activism Law Human rights Demonstration Protest Robert Mugabe
Jill Stein, Green Party candidate, is charged over role in pipeline protest
Jill Stein, the Green Party presidential candidate, is facing misdemeanor criminal charges in North Dakota after she spray-painted a bulldozer at a rally protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, law enforcement officials said on Wednesday.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Protest Hillary Rodham Clinton Police Bill Clinton Sheriff Bulldozer Caterpillar D9 George W. Bush
Ted Cruz blasts Obama's comments about Kaepernick
Campaign 2016 updates: Trump doesn't want to talk about his 'birther' comments, but Mike Pence speaks up Sept. 7, 2016, 2:29 p.m. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will appear back-to-back at a town hall on military issues in New York.. Trump says he'd restore defense spending but comes up short...
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Ferguson activist found dead in burning car
A homicide investigation was underway Wednesday in St. Louis County into the fatal shooting of Ferguson activist Darren Seals.         
27897 points by Arizona Republic | Twitter Civil disobedience Protest Activism Demonstration Nonviolent resistance White people St. Louis County Missouri
Ferguson activist found shot dead in burning car
Missouri detectives have not determined a motive or identified any witnesses in an investigation into the death of a man who led protests in the city of Ferguson following the fatal 2014 shooting of Michael Brown by a law enforcement officer, police said on Wednesday. Protest leader Darren Seals, 29, was found shot inside a...
3227 points by New York Post | Police Protest National Football League San Francisco 49ers Police brutality Police officer COINTELPRO Federal Bureau of Investigation
Swarthmore students cited by college for sit-in

-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Protest Investment Fossil fuel University Renewable energy Civil disobedience Divestment Swarthmore College
Shailene Woodley cops plea deal for Dakota Access Pipeline bust
‘Divergent” star Shailene Woodley has struck a plea deal for trespassing during a Dakota Access Pipeline protest .
-1 points by Daily News | Criminal law Democratic Party Plea Riot United States Barack Obama Protest Pleas
Protesters in Baton Rouge police killing claim history of 'racist law enforcement' – lawsuit
The aggressive mass arrest of protesters who took the streets of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to demand accountability for the police killing of Alton Sterling in July 2016 were part of a history of racist actions by the city's police, a new lawsuit says. Read Full Article at
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NYPD filmed Occupy and BLM protests over 400 times without authorization – report
A Freedom of Information Act request has uncovered evidence that the New York City Police Department not only surveilled protests with recording devices, but was unable to prove they followed standard procedure in doing so. Read Full Article at
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Anti-Trump demonstrators finding wealth of options in once-apathetic Miami
It's become hard to keep track of all the groups that have formed to oppose the president.       
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California's Democrats are trying to harness a new wave of progressive energy
San Diego Rep. Scott Peters has held town halls for years. The reality? It was common for the Democrat’s staff to outnumber the constituents who showed up. Since Donald Trump won the White House and took office a month ago, Peters says thousands of people have asked to meet with him, many of them...
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Police spray protesters with tear gas at rally against police abuse in Paris
Paris police sprayed tear gas at bottle-throwing demonstrators on the margins of a rally Saturday meant to support a young black man who was allegedly raped with a police baton and other victims of police abuse. Two police officers were injured and 13 people were arrested in the clashes, which...
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As Trump critics demand an audience, Republicans avoid town halls

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Protesters demonstrate outside federal ICE office in Detroit
Demonstrators rallied in Detroit against the targeting of immigrants by federal government        
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‘Day Without Immigrants’ strike and marches sweep US
Businesses across the US closed after thousands of immigrants stayed home to show their impact on the country in light of recent actions on legal and illegal immigrants. Students also boycotted, leaving some classrooms nearly empty. Read Full Article at
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Veterans from post-9/11 seek new purpose by joining left-wing protest movements
The ground troops populating the latest left-wing protest movements? Some of them are actually former ground troops. Groups of post-9/11 veterans, fueled by crowdfunding, disability checks and a thirst for purpose and adventure, are joining demonstrations everywhere from North Dakota to Washington, D.C., throwing another wild card into the increasingly ...
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Campuses are feeling the impact of the 'day without immigrants'
Many students are skipping class, or at least wish they could.       
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Immigrants’ rights protest at Union Park; plan to march downtown
Across the country, organizers of "A Day Without Immigrants" are urging immigrants to stay home from work and school as a peaceful protest.
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Hundreds in Detroit protest on 'Day Without Immigrants'
Rally forms in Clark Park in southwest Detroit as about 100 businesses shut doors in support of immigrants        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Immigration Mexican American Protests Aretha Franklin Car dealership Protest Immigration to the United States President
'A Day without Immigrants' protests: L.A. Unified urges students not to take part
L.A. Unified is urging students not to join in any walkouts or demonstrations planned for Thursday as part of a national “Day without Immigrants” being marked across the country. The nation’s second-largest school district contacted parents and employees via voicemail on Wednesday evening with...
8130 points by Los Angeles Times | Protests Activism Protest Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified School District Demonstration Civil disobedience
L.A. Unified to students, staff: Come to school on `A Day without Immigrants'
Essential Education: Betsy DeVos' first speech as secretary Feb. 15, 2017, 10 p.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest: U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos used her first public speech to praise magnet schools. Today, she is...
9079 points by Los Angeles Times | Protests Protest Activism Los Angeles Los Angeles Unified School District Demonstration East Los Angeles Civil disobedience
Protesters plan march to pressure President Trump on Tax Day
A coalition of progressive grassroots organizers is planning a sequel to the Women's March       
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Muslim-ban protesters testify in federal court that their airport protest was peaceful
Two people hoping to overturn Denver International Airport rules requiring protesters to have a permit testified in federal court Wednesday that they were silently holding up signs at Denver International Airport and were not obstructing airport operations.
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Clashes in Paris as protests against police brutality continue (VIDEO)
Clashes have erupted in Paris as hundreds of people have once again taken to the streets to protest police brutality. Police used tear gas against the demonstrators. Read Full Article at
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71-year-old staffer was hurt during protest, Rohrabacher says
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) said a 71-year-old staff member was knocked unconscious Tuesday while protesters gathered at his Southern California office. Rohrabacher is a conservative who has voiced support for some of President Trump’s actions. He released a statement that said his longtime...
198 points by Los Angeles Times | Protest Activism Orange County California Tea Party protests Barack Obama Civil disobedience California's 46th congressional district Demonstration
This, dear white people, is how to look like a snowflake
Everybody loves free speech, it seems — and just about everybody also knows someone they wish would just hush up. That's an old saying that I just made up. It came to mind amid some of the protests that have been busting out all over Donald Trump's America. Back in the 1960s, progressive college...
2956 points by Chicago Tribune | White people Conservatism Donald Trump Left-wing politics Centre-right Political spectrum Protest Racism
Teenage protester rescues girl from burning car in Paris riots
A 16-year-old protester has been deemed a hero after he rescued a child from a burning car set alight at the Saturday riots in the Bobigny suburb of Paris. The rioting spilled over from anti-brutality protests linked to the alleged rape of a black man by police. Read Full Article at
-2 points by Russia Today | Police Paris Protest Assault Riot Demonstration Constable Police officer
Reporter attacked, 2 cars burned out as anti-police protests rage on in Paris suburbs (VIDEO)
The Paris suburb of Argenteuil saw violent scenes and arrests as dozens of people took to streets to protest police brutality, as the “accidental” sexual assault of a 22-year-old man by a police officer continued to rile up French youth. Read Full Article at
699 points by Russia Today | Police Paris Police brutality Protest Police officer Protests Nicolas Sarkozy Civil disobedience
Tens of thousands defy cold to protest for 13th day
At least 60,000 gather in Bucharest to call for the government's resignation for trying to curb anti-corruption fight.
1755 points by Al Jazeera English | Romania Transylvania Demonstration Political corruption Protest Bullying Romanians Căile Ferate Române