A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Selective Recognition and the Greek Financial Crisis
Continuing from the last post, we look at the most recent example of bonafide financial turmoil: Greece.
In Wednesday's article, I shared how when it comes to economic or political themes, people are... Posted on 8/10/12 at 10:02 AM
FAITH FORUM Church protests strip club; strip club protests church
The Associated Press reports that a pastor at an Ohio church met for dinner with the owner of a strip club that members of his congregation have, for years, been protesting against. The club owner and... Posted on 8/23/10 at 9:58 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Chicago on Sunday in one of the city's largest demonstrations in years, airing grievances about war, climate change and a wide range of other complaints as world leaders assembled for a NATO summit.
MOSCOW (AP) — An attempt by Vladimir Putin's foes to protest his presidential election victory by occupying a Moscow square ended Monday with riot police quickly dispersing and detaining hundreds of demonstrators — a stark reminder of the challenges faced by Russia's opposition.
Maria Danilova, Nataliya Vasilyeva
, March 05, 2012
DULUTH - A white supremacist rally on the steps of Duluth City Hall turned into a raucous confrontation on Saturday, with dozens of counter-protesters shouting, chanting and pelting the white-pride group with snowballs.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Video surfaced online Saturday showing an officer at a California university calmly pepper-spraying a line of several sitting protesters, who flinch and cover their faces but remain passive with their arms interlocked as onlookers shriek and scream out for the officer to stop.
NEW YORK (AP) — Occupy Wall Street protesters clogged streets and tied up traffic around the U.S. on Thursday to mark two months since the movement's birth and signal they aren't ready to quit, despite the breakup of many of their encampments by police. Hundreds of people were arrested, most of them in New York.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Some anti-Wall Street protesters who have spent more than a month occupying a government plaza in Minneapolis were preparing Monday night to test new restrictions that they contend are an attempt to silence them.
NEW YORK (AP) — Protests against Wall Street spread across the country Monday as demonstrators marched on Federal Reserve banks and camped out in parks from Los Angeles to Portland, Maine, in a show of anger over the wobbly economy and what they see as corporate greed.
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 700 protesters demonstrating against corporate greed, global warming and social inequality, among other grievances, were arrested Saturday after they swarmed the Brooklyn Bridge and shut down a lane of traffic for several hours in a tense confrontation with police.
About 1,000 protesters chanted and held pro-union signs outside the Minnesota Capitol on Saturday to rally against the Wisconsin governor's plan to strip most public workers of almost all their collective bargaining rights.
Wisconsin school districts are warning teachers, each one on the payroll in some cases, that their contracts might not be renewed as Gov. Scott Walker's plan to cut nearly all public employees' collective bargaining rights remains in limbo.
Democrats on the run in Wisconsin avoided state troopers Friday and threatened to stay in hiding for weeks, potentially paralyzing the state government in a standoff with majority Republicans over union rights for public employees.
A group of Democratic Wisconsin lawmakers blocked passage of a sweeping anti-union bill Thursday, refusing to show up for a vote and then abruptly leaving the state in an effort to force Republicans to the negotiating table.
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