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July 6th, 2010

Protesters mark 30 years of nuclear resistance

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Roughly 200 people turned out at the Y-12 National Security Complex on Sunday as part of a three-day ceremony marking 30 years of nuclear resistance, an organizer said. The Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance, which organizes regular anti-nuclear weapons events, including those outside Y-12, was asked ... continue reading

July 6th, 2010

Nuclear weapons protested

OAK RIDGE - As Independence Day weekend came to a close, protesters gathered Monday at the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant and declared their independence from "nuclear terrorism" - the continuing production and deployment of bombs that threaten the death of the planet.Some of the self-proclaimed nuclear resisters briefly blocked an ... continue reading

May 27th, 2010

Protesters Plan to Occupy BP Station on Houston Friday Night

If you're feeling a need to vent about this whole oil spill nightmare, there's some direct action protest planned for Friday night at the BP station on Houston Street between Broadway and Lafayette. According to this Facebook event, the progressive activist group Code Pink has a hand in organizing the ... continue reading

May 7th, 2010

7 arraigned after foreclosure protest at Stony Ridge home

STONY RIDGE, Ohio - Seven people were arrested during the forced evacuation of a Stony Ridge house early Friday, including the homeowner who spent the week barricaded inside with several protesters in an attempt to resist eviction because of foreclosure.The defendants appeared via video conference Friday afternoon in Perrysburg Municipal ... continue reading

May 7th, 2010

Stony Ridge standoff ended peacefully

STONY RIDGE — The quiet of dawn was jarred by battering rams breaking glass and slamming into homemade barricades. After five days of waiting out the owner of a foreclosed home in Stony Ridge the Wood County Sheriff’s Office waited no more. CLICK HERE FOR PHOTO GALLERY“Get your hands up. ... continue reading

May 7th, 2010

7 people arrested after foreclosure protest at Stony Ridge home

STONY RIDGE, Ohio - Seven people were arrested during the forced evacuation of a Stony Ridge house early Friday, including the homeowner who spent the week barricaded inside with several protesters in an attempt to resist eviction because of foreclosure.Those arrested may appear in Perrysburg Municipal Court as early as ... continue reading

April 21st, 2010

War protester in Norfolk sentenced to day in jail

For the second time in two years, perennial war protester Steve Baggarly was sentenced to one day in jail for stepping over the legal line in his fight against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.U.S. Magistrate Judge Tommy E. Miller on Tuesday found Baggarly in violation of federal probation and ... continue reading

April 21st, 2010

Protesters arrested outside Roseville business

Police arrested 15 protesters from Macalester College outside Caterpillar Incorporated in Roseville Tuesday.Police were called to the business by Caterpillar management around 3:45 p.m. when the protesters refused to leave.Ten of the protesters were arrested, processed on site and booked into the Ramsey County Law Enforcement Center.Five others who had ... continue reading

Cindy Sheehan

Gold Star Mom, Activist

March 23rd, 2010

Whose Streets? (Our Streets between One and Four When we have a Permit)

On the 7th commemoration of the illegal and immoral invasion of Iraq, there was a rally and march in DC sponsored by the A.N.S.W.E.R. coalition that was attended by about eight thousand people. For quite awhile, I have been having problems with marches on Saturday, anyway. It seems like we ... continue reading

March 16th, 2010

Cindy Sheehan camps out on National Mall

Washington - Anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan, who became a household name for protesting outside of former President Bush's Texas ranch, is now camping out on the soggy grounds of the Washington Monument in an effort to draw attention to her cause.Sheehan, whose son was killed in Iraq, said she and ... continue reading

March 15th, 2010

Sheehan Restarting Peace Campaign With Washington Rally

Washington, DC -- Tents are going up near the Washington Monument as anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan has renewed her campaign to end the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Sheehan and her group, Peace of the Action, has initiated what is called "Camp OUT NOW," where she and others in the ... continue reading

November 16th, 2009

Where have all the protests gone? US students in limbo

WASHINGTON — When student Hemnecher Amen joined a protest outside the White House recently, it was the latest visible opposition here to US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Hardly anyone took notice."There's a lot of apathy and a growing disconnectedness to what's going on in world affairs," the frustrated Howard ... continue reading

November 10th, 2009

4 arrested at Lieberman's office

Hartford (WTNH) - Protesters who are miffed about Joe Lieberman's stance against the current health care reform package held demonstrations today at his offices in Washington, D.C. and Hartford.  30 people showed up to Lieberman's Hartford office this morning. Four were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. "Arrest the real ... continue reading

November 10th, 2009

Police Arrest 6 Protesters At Lieberman's Office

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Capitol Police say six universal health care supporters have been arrested after protesting at Sen. Joseph Lieberman's office in Washington. Sgt. Kimberly Schneider says officers arrested the protesters Tuesday morning at the Hart Senate Office Building. Schneider says the protesters were asked to leave Lieberman's seventh-floor ... continue reading

November 5th, 2009

Nine Universal Health Care Supporters Arrested At Lieberman's Office

Nine people protesting in favor of universal health care were arrested for unlawful entry this morning after occupying the office of Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), according to Capitol Police. Protesters chanted "Everyone in and no one out, universal health care now!" and "Represent Connecticut, not AETNA!" as they were taken ... continue reading

October 29th, 2009

Nine Arrested At WellPoint Insurance Sit-In

Simone Morse, a 19-year old student at Hunter College, was the first to be handcuffed and pulled up from the floor this morning at 1 Liberty Plaza in lower Manhattan, the corporate offices of WellPoint, one of the largest health insurers in the United States. Cameron Gibson, a 23-year-old medical ... continue reading

October 22nd, 2009

"Michael Moore's Action Plan: 15 Things Every American Can Do Right Now"

Friends,It's the #1 question I'm constantly asked after people see my movie: "OK -- so NOW what can I DO?!"You want something to do? Well, you've come to the right place! 'Cause I got 15 things you and I can do right now to fight back and try to fix ... continue reading

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Apr 15th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's top donor bought stock in Marriott just before it was awarded huge contract As schools are closed and pensions cut,...

Apr 9th
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I'll be at First Time Fest today in New York City at the screening of my first film, Roger & Me. Loews Village 7 at 12:30 pm. Come see it on the big...

Apr 5th
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Revealed: Rahm Emanuel cuts public pensions, diverts money to benefit campaign donors If you've read the financial news out of Chicago the last...

Apr 4th
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Please take a moment today to think of Casey Austin Sheehan, son of Cindy and Patrick, who was murdered by U.S. foreign policy in Sadr City, Baghdad ten years...

Apr 4th
2:00 PM
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ICYMI - I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence...

Apr 3rd
7:38 PM
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I've joined this "thunderclap" to support the Connecticut legislators who voted yes on last year's Act Concerning Gun Violence Prevention...

Apr 2nd
8:27 PM
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I am opposed to the death penalty, but to every rule there is usually an exception, and in this case I hope the criminals at General Motors will be arrested...

Apr 1st
3:55 PM
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How Long Some in the US Will Survive Under New Health Law Donna Smith Those who must access care to live and can afford it are not...

Mar 31st
10:13 PM
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Last night, The Good Wife on the East Coast started 40 minutes late due to the overrun of the NCAA basketball game. If you had your DVR set for the show, you...

Mar 24th
5:41 PM
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Watching films today, looking for the ones I'm going to pick for my film festival this summer. I (and a whole bunch of others!) have this thing we put on...

Mar 23rd
4:48 PM
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When the U.S. Health Care System Keeps Killing, Who Cares Enough to Fight? Donna Smith We have largely forgotten that people are at...

Mar 21st
5:56 PM
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Tell the White House not to give up on Dr. Vivek Murthy's nomination as Surgeon General despite the ferocious opposition from the NRA: Don't give...

Mar 21st
5:38 PM
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This criminal would never see a jail cell, nor would his cronies. In fact, they'd later be rewarded with re-election: Presidential Address on War with...

Mar 19th
9:40 PM
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The crime of the century -- our invasion & slaughter in Iraq -- started 11 years ago tonite in this 7pm (ET) hour, March 19th, 2003: CNN Coverage of...

Mar 19th
9:08 PM
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Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa Nick Turse Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian,...

Mar 17th
4:59 PM
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"I think democracy is the most revolutionary thing in the world." -- Tony Benn, 1925-2014 Tony Benn in 'Sicko'

Mar 14th
10:07 AM
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RIP Tony Benn, one of the UK's greatest leaders: Tony Benn, veteran Labour politician, dies aged 88 Former cabinet minister died at...

Mar 14th
9:53 AM
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Please read this important story from K. Ford K.: Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class? I began to feel I had slipped so low...

Mar 13th
2:24 PM
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Yesterday Dianne Feinstein revealed that the CIA has been spying on the Senate Intelligence Committee. This is all about the report the committee has produced...

Mar 12th
6:48 PM
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Health Care for All Colorado has brought Mercy Killers, a show written and performed by Michael Milligan about our murderous for-profit healthcare system, to...

Mar 10th
1:08 PM
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Health Care Dramas that Sting and Why We Have to Watch Donna Smith The realities Milligan has written into the show cut deep into...

Mar 10th
1:02 PM
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Did you know the Lehrer Newshour on PBS has been produced for 20 years by a company owned by conservative cable billionaire John Malone? Me neither. After...

Mar 7th
8:39 PM
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Mr. Obama, if int’l law is so damn crucial . . . | The Russian intervention deserves criticism. But let’s be clear. The...

Mar 6th
1:21 PM
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Enron billionaire John Arnold thinks everyone should believe him when he says we've got to cut pensions because he's so incredibly rich: John...

Mar 5th
4:20 PM
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More in David Sirota's continuing series on the billionaire takeover of PBS: More PBS conflict woes as activists move to eject David Koch from board of...

Mar 3rd
12:35 PM
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Ukraine: One ‘Regime Change’ Too Many? Ray McGovern Is “regime change” in Ukraine the bridge too far for the neoconservative...

Mar 2nd
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