A lot of people went to great lengths Friday to let Vice President Mike Pence know he’s far from beloved in Columbus, OH.
On Wednesday, a group of Congress members temporarily blocked an entrance to the Ronald Reagan Building, which houses the U.S. Customs and Border Protection headquarters in Washington, D.C. The group said they were calling for the release of asylum seekers who have been separated from their children.
The White House hosted a fancy garden party on Tuesday to celebrate patriotic songs, standing at respectful attention during those patriotic songs, and whatever else you can celebrate when an entire championship football team has no interest in spending any time with you.
American government officials, dignitaries, and assorted VIPs converged on Jerusalem on Monday to celebrate the opening of the U.S. embassy there. At the same time, Israeli troops killed at least 41 Palestinian protesters and wounded nearly 2,000 others along the Gaza border. The Gaza health ministry called the…
Indigenous activists and allies, shut down a street and occupied the lobby of the JPMorgan Chase headquarters in Seattle to say no to oil pipelines that would put their communities—and lives—at risk.
A public school in California is at the center of a heated national controversy after artists painted a mural on campus that depicts an Aztec warrior carrying President Donald Trump’s severed head.
President Donald Trump hasn’t actually fired special counsel Robert Mueller yet, but for some reason, city officials in Pittsburgh are already planning to clamp down hard on protests that might erupt if he does.
After years of protests against police abuses in Minneapolis, Baltimore, Standing Rock, and beyond, law enforcement has found a way to try and clamp down on any future mass movements by quietly lobbying for bills that seek to criminalize protesting itself.
Oklahoma teachers have been protesting for seven days in a row to gain more funding for their public school system—and they say they won’t stop until their demands are met.
This just in: protesting!
The protests I attended in the early aughts were, for the most part, pretty underwhelming: My fellow teens and I would gather at one large empty public space or another, march and/or chant in unison to demonstrate our displeasure with whatever horrors the military industrial complex had unleashed that month, and…
Tonight at a special city council meeting in Sacramento, residents expressed their anger about police brutality and longstanding economic and social conditions nine days after the death of 22-year old Stephon Clark. Clark was shot to death by Sacramento police on March 18 in his grandparents’ backyard while holding a…
Thousands of pairs of children’s shoes were laid out in front of the Capitol today—each of them representing a child who was killed by gun violence since the Sandy Hook school shooting.
How many more children have to die before Congress passes meaningful gun reform?
Trump supporters and alt-right protesters descended up on a left-wing bookstore in Berkeley, CA. this past week. They were caught on camera threatening to burn it to the ground. The bookstore has been a target of alt-right anger in the past, but this was the first time things escalated to such a disturbing extent.
President Donald Trump is in Southern California today, but if you live in the region, don’t expect to hear anything about how his trip will affect your daily travel. The details are so secret that even local police don’t know them.
High school students across the country are staging walkouts and rallies and gearing up for a massive national march to demand gun reform. But before you skip school and join the movement, you should know your rights. Luckily, we’re here to help.
On Monday, Steve Mnuchin, husband of totally regular and relatable girl Louise Linton and also secretary of the Treasury, visited UCLA for a conversation about the economy with Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal. Unsurprisingly, protesters interrupted the conversation, but I guess Mnuchin would love for everyone to believe…
What do they want? A clean DREAM Act. When do they want it? Now.
Nearly 100 immigrants and allies were arrested after staging a massive protest in the U.S. Capitol.
If you thought the backlash from Trump’s racist “shithole” comments was over, think again.
Exactly one year ago, millions of people flooded the streets around the world for a Women’s March that protested the inauguration of an accused sexual predator who won the White House, but lost the popular vote, on a platform of discrimination and division.