Video of Police Officers Detaining Reporter Covering Protests Draws Backlash

“NPR is appalled by the arrest of Josie Huang, a KPCC public radio reporter, who was performing her job last night—gathering facts to inform the American public. The rights of journalists are protected by the First Amendment, and essential to an informed public and our Democracy”, according to an NPR statement. ABC7 showing video of […]

2 people were arrested after violent clashes between Trump supporters and counter-protesters in Oregon

The incident took place Monday afternoon at an American Lives Matter rally and march outside of the Oregon State Capitol in Salem. It comes after Portland, just 45 miles away, marked its 100th consecutive night of protests since George Floyd’s death in May. For months, thousands have taken to Portland’s streets echoing cries made all […]

Protesters Gather Outside of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s Home: ‘Stop Dismantling Democracy’

DeJoy has been under criticism from progressives, who have accused him of taking part in an elaborate scheme to rig the election by sabotaging the vote-by-mail process, particularly after the United States Postal Service (USPS) announced forthcoming operational changes. USPS also warned election officials in several states that their late mail-in voting deadlines could compromise […]

Rochester Black Lives Matter Protesters Reportedly Segregate Demonstrators by Race

For over a week, activists have taken to the streets of Rochester to protest the police-involved death of Daniel Prude, a black man who police restrained after he ran naked in the streets in March. He ultimately died of asphyxiation.

U.S. Gun Sales Spike Amid Pandemic and Protests

In response, leaders have imposed curfews while police have used tear gas, rubber bullets and other means of force to disperse crowds. Drawing a possible link to rising firearm sales and stocks, financial analyst Cai von Rumohr told Business Insider on Tuesday that “civil unrest could bolster near term gun demand.”

The Psychology of Effective Protest

These splashier protests do draw lots of media coverage, research shows, because of journalists’ appetite for anything novel or unusual. But several new studies on the psychology behind protests show that, perversely, “extreme” protests like that at Berkeley also undermine activists’ overarching goal of attracting more people to their movement. What’s worse, activists don’t realize […]

‘Stop clapping, start paying’: NHS staff who worked on the coronavirus front line protest across the country demanding better wages

‘The independent NHS Pay Review Body makes recommendations to Government on pay increases for NHS staff, including nurses, and we will consider their advice when we receive it, while continuing to listen to our valued staff and the trade unions to ensure everyone is rewarded fairly.’

Candidate draws criticism over meme about Wisconsin shooting

“This is a horrible, complicated situation, and I’m troubled not only by the shooting of Jacob Blake but also how peaceful protests turned into rioting, burning, rampant destruction of a vibrant, growing town and acts of violence against police,” Moore wrote.

Kidnapping: Medical Women, civil society groups protest in Calabar

By Ike Uchechukwu The Medical Women Association of Nigeria, MWAN, Cross River Chapter, International Federation of Women Lawyers, Holy Child Old Girls Association, Nigerian Women of Journalists, Presbyterian Women and others on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest against kidnapping in Calabar.

Dancers stage protest over resuming classes

Speaking on the move, Jatin Pande, a city-based folk dance teacher said, “While the entire nation has received ‘unlock’ guidelines, performing artistes are being meted with a stepmotherly treatment. We as professional dancers depend entirely on the revenue generated through conducting classes and live concerts. With both avenues shut since the past six months, it […]