Tag: Protest

Mailman Calling For Campaign Finance Reform Lands Gyrocopter On US Capitol Lawn

Doug Hughes landed in a gyrocopter on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol as a form of protest against the corruption stemming from the involvement of money in politics.

Society April 16, 2015

Facebook 'Feeling Fat' Body-Shaming Emoticon Gets Booted At Last

Public outcry spurs social network giant to toss out what many felt was a negative and insulting status option. Nearly 20,000 signed a petition to force Facebook to remove the 'fat' emoticon.

Internet March 12, 2015

Nepal Goes Ahead With Mass Animal Killings Despite Protests

The Gadhimai fair in Nepal will sacrifice up to 500,000 animals to please a Hindu goddess. What methods are being used to stop this mass slaughter?

Life November 28, 2014

Teens Tweet #ThanksMichelleObama to Protest Unappealing School Lunches

School children are venting their frustration over unsavory school lunches by using the hashtag #ThanksMichelleObama on Twitter. They have also posted images of unappetizing meals that are part of the healthy food initiative championed by the First Lady.

Society November 24, 2014

Denver students walk out of class to protest proposed conservative U.S. history curriculum

Hundreds of students in suburban Denver walked out of their classrooms in protest after a proposal by the school board to censor parts of the AP U.S. History curriculum.

Society September 25, 2014

Protest against shooting of unarmed black man turns to looting in Missouri

Shortly after Michael Brown's shooting, people were causing riots everywhere in St. Louis County. People were protesting against the shooting of the 18-year-old black teenager.

Society August 12, 2014

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