Lebanese are protesting in Beirut against the use of anal examinations on men suspected of homosexuality and “virginity tests" for women.
As unions hold a mass demonstration in Philadelphia, some say labour movement must change to survive.
One of the most inspiring events thus far at the Veterans For Peace National Convention underway in Miami was a presentation on Thursday by several veterans who have refused to participate in war.
When are we, as a nation, going to have a frank discussion about drones and remote-controlled killing?
An open letter to Ron Paul Delegates and Supporters going to the GOP Convention
What is the most effective path to changing the status quo? In this informative lecture, Ilya Somin points out that political ignorance makes voting for politicians less effective and more harmful to the majority than voting with your feet.
Police in Santiago have used water cannons as thousands of students took to the streets, raging against the government's policy on education.
As the 2012 RNC looms large on the horizon, preparations are being made...
They followed a profile was created by senior Toronto Police Service officers. That profile included people who have backpacks, lawyers’ numbers on their arms, people with Quebec license plates, speaking French, or wearing black clothing.
“The time has come for an all out war,” say Israeli students, social activists and the country’s movement for equality in military service laws.
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"If you are not part of the solution, then you are part of the problem", has motivated me to action for over 40 years. Eldridge Cleaver's words elegantly remind me that the buck stops HERE - with me.
If you fight for a cause, almost anyone can change the world. It takes personal discomfort, confrontation, and persistence. It does not happen fast. Usually it takes a generation, and sometimes maybe longer. You do not convince the present generation
The US government's only facility for handling, processing and storing weapons-grade uranium was temporarily shut this week after anti-nuclear activists, including an 82-year-old nun, breached security fences, government officials said
The infamous “Pepper Spray Cop” who attracted widespread criticism toward a California college last year is off the beat permanently, The Sacramento Bee reports.
Lt. John Pike, the University of California Davis police officer who pepper-sprayed student protesters last November, is no longer employed by the university. The circumstances of his departure are not known.
If you’d been following the news from California following Tuesday’s Anaheim riots spurred by a protest of a nonexistent police force continuum that lead to two fatal shootings of suspects in the Southern California city, chances are you haven’t been
Tanks rolling toward a Bahrain protester: Which side was the US on in Bahrain? The US picks its sides according to power plays that have nothing to do with the fanciful pap about freedom, democracy, morality, obligation, and duty provided for public
On the 130th anniversary of the founding of Banco Sabadell we wanted to pay homage to our city by means of the campaign "Som Sabadell" (We are Sabadell) . This is the flashmob that we arranged as a final culmination with the participation
It is not as hard as people might think to have activism in support of liberty to go viral across the planet... it's just impossible to control it. Here's an example FreedomsPhoenix hopes to share with you.
A Sunday tar sands protest in Burlington, Vermont turned violent when riot police shot protesters with pepper spray and rubber bullets.
“I had written a presentation titled “How to Free Your Mind”, based on the use of the Trivium Method of critical thinking and creative problem solving; this was to be presented at the “Free Your Mind” Conference, in a lecture given by Jan Irvin of Gn
Almost immediately, however, a few participants began to object to the name and to the logo that went with it. It was "too edgy", someone said. It looked too "aggressive" (believe me, the posture involved is one of pure self-defense).
The [anti-war] billboard on Franklin Road equates the actions of the president's foreign policies to the acts of Holmes, who's suspected of killing 12 people in the theater shooting.
After the CEO of Chick-fil-A took a stance against gay marriage, the Jim Henson Company cut ties with the fast-food chain. But it was hardly the first time the Muppets have gone activist.
In order to offset their financial struggles, Barb and Tink have found a way to survive and minimize all of their expenses by growing their own food, bartering with neighbors and extreme budgeting with their small income.
Megaupload boss Kim Dotcom has launched an online song attacking US President Barack Obama and urging supporters not to vote for the US leader, who he accuses of trampling on Internet freedom.
The “race riots” .... gives a revealing glimpse into Israeli realities under the current fascist government.
The video below marks a new low in police conduct. The final horrific incident on display allegedly was sparked by the suspicious killing of a man who witnesses say did nothing more than turn to run from police.
Civil libertarians including civil rights lawyers and members of the ACLU Board of Directors – will join Occupy Sacramento and other groups at a hastily-called news conference Tuesday (July 24) to announce opposition to a proposed City of Sacramento