protests

  1. The Man

    More protests against pension reform

    Russia protests: Thousands rally over plan to raise pension age Also: Thousands protest in Russia against proposed retirement age rise Protesters rally against Russia's plan to raise retirement ages Zyuganov, the Communist leader, center, red hat, at the protest in Moscow: Rally...
  2. Blueneck

    Protests, counter-protests and maximizing negative press for trolling purposes

    Okay, so the Oath Keepers said they were going to protest outside Maxine Waters office in LA. But they don't show up. Instead we got these people, who showed up to counter protest the Oath Keepers, who weren't there: And of course, Fox News made big deal of it. Maxine Waters supporters burn...
  3. Goofball

    Maxine Watters whines about protests against her.

    Poor Mad Max, likes to instigate violence but can't take protests aimed at her. https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/maxine-waters-warns-supporters-armed-protests/story?id=56681915
  4. D

    Community joins forces to counter Westboro Baptist Church protests on local episcopal

    Community joins forces to counter Westboro Baptist Church protests on local episcopal churches Activists from many walks of life came together to stand in solidarity, side by side with the local churches. Author: Luis de Leon...
  5. Davocrat

    Publix Halts Political Giving After David Hogg-Led Protests

    The Publix grocery store chain suspended political donations after Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student activist David Hogg's staged "die-in" protests over its donations to Florida GOP gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam. "At Publix, we respect the students and members of the community...
  6. The Man

    "Not Our Tsar!" protests against Putin ahead of Inauguration

    Russian Opposition's Navalny Detained at Anti-Putin Protest Russian Police Detain More Than 1,000 People at Anti-Putin Protests Navalny showed up, addressed supporters He was also seen arguing with one of the Cossacks who showed up to counter-protest along with other pro-Kremlin people...
  7. ptif219

    Four palestinians killed by idf in latest round of gaza protests

    Hamas led Palestinians still showing themselves as terrorists. Where are the Palestinians calling for peace? https://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Israel-uses-tear-gas-on-Gaza-protesters-amid-UN-condemnation-552903
  8. L

    KY gov: I guarantee children sexually assaulted, poisoned because of teacher protests

    BY JOSH DELK - 04/14/18 09:17 AM EDT Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) suggested Friday that children were physically harmed because they were at home during the statewide teacher strikes, when teachers gathered at the capitol to protest school funding. snip Bevin reportedly complained of...
  9. OldGaffer

    KY Guv Vetoes ‘Sugary’ Budget That GOP Passed In Light Of Teacher Protests

    Kentucky teachers need to walk the fuck off ... https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/kentucky-governor-expected-veto-gop-passed-budget
  10. The Man

    Putin protests could get violent

    More: Anti-Putin protests after election could get violent, opposition warns The government has been preparing for this, I think. That is why all the paramilitary security forces have been concentrated together into one mighty iron fist, called Russian National Guard (Rosgvardia), now...
  11. The Man

    Russia election protests

    Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny getting arrested today in Moscow, during the protest march, along with a couple supporters who tried to defend him https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlTcM-VVF4U Navalny is losing momentum though, can't bring out as many be people to the streets anymore...
  12. Madeline

    Fearing Protests, Trump Decides Not To Visit The UK

    President Trump announces London trip is canceled, blames Obama - NY Daily News We have a POTUS who is so loathed by citizens of our closest allies, he's too fearful to travel there. This white supremacy thing is just not paying off for us. At all.
  13. Macduff

    Iranian cities hit by anti-government protests

    Iranian cities hit by anti-government protests - BBC News
  14. Amelia

    Boycotts and protests set to greet Trump at Mississippi civil rights museum openings

    I looked for a thread on this. Didn't see one. Boycotts and protests set to greet Trump at Mississippi civil rights museum openings I read earlier that it was Ben Carson who persuaded Trump to go to the opening ceremonies of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. More tone deafness -- as...
  15. jacobfitcher

    Ex-Green Beret And NFL Player On His Role In, Reaction To Anthem Protests

    Before Colin Kapernick took a knee, he actually took a seat. Last year, when the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback wanted to draw attention to what he saw as the oppression of African-Americans — specifically by the police — he decided to sit during the national anthem. And then Nate...
  16. the watchman

    NFL, team owners will reportedly not ban players from anthem protests

    NFL owners are expected to meet with league executives this week to further discuss the issue of national anthem protests, and the goal is to provide players with different avenues for raising awareness on social issues rather than political demonstrations during the anthem. Jason La Canfora...
  17. tnbskts

    Anti-Putin protests in Russia

    "More than 260 people have been detained across Russia as jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s supporters staged protest rallies on Vladimir Putin’s 65th birthday. Dozens were arrested in Putin’s hometown of St Petersburg, Russia’s second biggest city. One woman had her leg broken when...
  18. The Man

    Protests for Putin's birthday

    Opposition supporters rally across Russia, calling Putin to quit Also: Protests for Navalny across Russia on Putin birthday - BBC News Navalny in court yesterday They are keeping him in jail today, so that he cannot join and lead the protests. Young people, look like just schoolkids...
  19. The Man

    NFL protests "disgusting"...

    ...says the guy who is sitting around in Moscow even now, and got a Russian passport from Putin http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zZzC2yhhHE lol He bows to Putin and the passport, in the end haha From Russia, Steven Seagal blasts 'disgusting' NFL protests Someone who is friends with a...
  20. Bronwyn

    Direct TV allows NFL Sunday ticket refunds after protests

    DirecTV viewers upset with the national anthem protests in the NFL can cancel their Sunday Ticket package subscriptions and receive refunds, per a report in The Wall Street Journal. DirecTV and the National Football League declined to comment, but customer service representatives said refunds...