Civil Disobedience

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Name: Civil Disobedience
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

About 1,300 workers are scheduled to attend sessions Friday and Saturday at an expo center in Villa Park, Illinois, where they'll be asked to do "whatever it takes" to win $15-an-hour wages and a union, said Kendall Fells, organizing director of the national ... [Published Investor's Business Daily - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Give us reform roadmap, democrats urge Beijing

That was the word from Labour Party lawmaker Cyd Ho Sau-lan yesterday as Alliance for True Democracy convener Joseph Cheng Yu-shek reiterated that if there is no public nomination process for the 2017 chief executive election then a passive civil disobedience ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Hong Kongers Accuse Chief Executive of Falsifying Report

HONG KONG—Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying released a report on July 15 concerning whether or not Hong Kong people should have universal suffrage in upcoming elections.Leung stated in the report that the method for selecting the Chief Executive ... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

NCAE president developed leadership skills in Winston-Salem

Rodney Ellis’ best night of sleep in months came after he was released from the short stint he spent in jail with other activists practicing civil disobedience in the halls of the legislative building in Raleigh.It was last July and Ellis, president of ... [Published Winston-Salem Journal - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Judge again refuses to stop Boulder gay marriage

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:BOULDER, Colorado — A state judge has again refused to stop Boulder's clerk from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.In an order issued Wednesday and included in the ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Nine arrested at FIDF office in NYC

Nine pro-Palestinian protesters were arrested July 22 after a demonstration at the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces’ headquarters in New York.The protesters were representing Jewish Voice for Peace and Jews Say No!, two organizations with New York ... [Published Cleveland Jewish news - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Lapsus Calami: July 23, 2014

GOOD FOR PARKINGOWNERS of vehicles parking on the widened portions of streets in Iloilo City should thank the national government for giving them good parking spaces.The good intention to provide better roads with enough space and to ease traffic congestion ... [Published Panay News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

US Jews occupy Israeli army support office in NY in civil disobedience action

Civil disobedience action today in New York at offices of Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces From Alex Kane’s twitter feed , from the office of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces offices in New York: Breaking: over a dozen Jews engaging ... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Some want to block pro-life message altogether

William CotterAs Cotter pointed out, no credible evidence has ever been produced to document the frequently asserted claims by Planned Parenthood and NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts of abusive and unlawful behavior by pro-life advocates near the entrances ... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Iowans willing to get arrested for deportation protests

Iowans are preparing to ask President Barack Obama to stop all deportations.Watch this storyThe Trinity Las Americas United Methodist Church in Des Moines is planning to send a group to the White House soon, and they're prepared to get arrested for civil ... [Published KCCI - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 3 reports

Anti-shale gas demonstrators take training session in protesting without violence

Shale gas protests near Rexton in October, 2013. SWN Resources Canada coming back to N.B. next yearMapELSIPOGTOG, N.B. – SWN Resources Canada plans to return to New Brunswick next year to drill exploratory wells, and anti-shale gas demonstrators say they’ll ... [Published News 91.9 Moncton - Jul 21 2014]
Entities: Protest, Training, Violence
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Give Peace A Chance

Noting how it “seems that at any given moment, thousands of people are mobilizing for change somewhere in the world,” Erica Chenoweth and Maria J. Stephan marshal evidence that non-violent civil resistance is more effective than taking up arms:A longer ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 21 2014]

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"These protests might be organized at some level in the leadership and on social media, but they could quickly spiral out of the leadership's control" he says
In June 2010 you yourself said: "corruption within the party's leadership is a cancer that must urgently be ‘rooted out' before it totally destroys the party"
"To have a livable wage, it's going to need to be $15 an hour," said Delisline. "We make the owners enough money that they have houses and cars and their kids are taken care of. Why don't (they) make sure I can be able to do the same for my kids and my family?"
...30 per cent of the rivers and streams in Canada , and if we don't protect the ones here in B C , we're not going to have any fish," she said. "We need that fish, we need the wildlife, and we can't keep destroying our land."

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