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  1. Google Protests Bring Culture Wars to Silicon Valley

    Toptechnews.com - Technology 08.17 / 16:42 toptechnews.com
    With plans to protest outside Google's offices this weekend, conservatives are taking America's culture wars directly to Silicon Valley, a place that was long insulated from political…
  2. Virginia men's basketball coach and former UW-Green Bay star Tony Bennett speaks out on Charlottesville protests

    Htrnews.com - All Sports 08.17 / 16:21 htrnews.com
    Tony Bennett released a video on Twitter sending his condolences for those affected by the violent protests in…
  3. AP Fact Check: What Trump said about Virginia protesters

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his response to Saturday's racially-charged protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, in a winding, combative exchange with reporters that at times mischaracterized the message and purpose of e…
  4. Democrats launch #RiseAndOrganize campaign to build on Charlottesville protests

    The DNC has spent weeks on a "Resistance Summer" campaign, one of several simultaneous national efforts to galvanize protesters and get them working on achievable political…
  5. Venezuelan truth commission to probe deadly protests

    En.mehrnews.com - Latin America 08.17 / 16:10 en.mehrnews.com
    CARACAS, Aug. 07 (MNA) – Venezuela's new Constituent Assembly (ANC) has created a Truth, Justice and Reparations Commission to investigate violent protests which have caused more than 100 deaths, President Nicolas Maduro said on S…
  6. Blindingly White Neo-Nazi Supremacist Strips Off His Costume To Escape Protesters – Video

    Back2stonewall.com - Lifestyle 08.17 / 15:57 back2stonewall.com
      It was Saturday, and the police had finally called for everyone to clear the park. As I filmed officers opening up a blocked street, a young man ran into view, screaming for…
  7. 7 Rappers Weigh In on Colin Kaepernick's National Anthem Protest

    Xxlmag.com - Music 08.17 / 15:48 xxlmag.com
    Which rappers stand with Kap? Continue…
  8. Isaiah Thomas on protesting anthem: ‘I’m not going to do it’

    Yardbarker.com - Basketball 08.17 / 15:47 yardbarker.com
    Many professional athletes have chosen to make a political statement over the past year or so by not standing during the national anthem, but don’t expect Isaiah Thomas to be the next.In a brief chat with TMZ this week, Thomas said he has never considered protesting the national anthem but doesn’t fault those who have.“I guess, stand for what you feel is right,” he said. “I’m not going to do it, but that’s those players’…
  9. Fight for hate crime law in Indiana rekindled after Charlottesville protests

    953mnc.com - Indiana (IN) 08.17 / 15:47 953mnc.com
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Supporters of establishing a hate crimes law in Indiana say they hope the state Legislature will take action following the deadly violence at a rally of white supremacists in Charlottesville. The Anti-Defamation League lists Indiana as one of just five states without laws allowing increased penalties for crimes motivated by biases, including […] The post Fight for hate crime law in Indiana rekindled after Charlottesville protests appeared first on 95.3 M…
  10. Paul Craig Roberts on Confederate protest controversy: Civil war propaganda has vanquished truth

    Sott.net - World 08.17 / 15:45 sott.net
    In Durham, North Carolina, the seat of Duke University, a gang of largely white males destroyed public property by pulling down a statue of a Confederate soldier. Perhaps they took their cue from the neo-Nazis installed in Ukraine by Obama and Hillary following the US-engineered coup that overthrew the elected democratic government. The first thing the new Obama-installed neo-Nazi regime did was to pull down all the Soviet war memorials of the liberation of Ukraine from Nazi Germany. The…
  11. Grijalva to lead counter protest when Trump visits Phoenix on Tuesday

    Tucson.com – by Joe Ferguson U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva, D-Arizona, announced in a six-minute YouTube video that he will be leading a counter protest outside the Phoenix Convention Center on Tuesday, Aug. 22, while President Donald Trump talks to supporters … Continue reading → The post Grijalva to lead counter protest when Trump visits Phoenix on Tuesday appeared first on From the Trenches World …
  12. Some N.B. lobster fishermen park boats to protest low prices

    Atlantic.ctvnews.ca - Newfoundland 08.17 / 15:38 atlantic.ctvnews.ca
    Some lobster fishermen in eastern New Brunswick have tied up their boats in a protest over the prices they're getting for…
  13. Cash Children Speak Out After Johnny Cash T-Shirt Spotted on Charlottesville Protester

    Theboot.com - Music 08.17 / 15:34 theboot.com
    A photo of a protester at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Va., wearing a Johnny Cash T-shirt has angered the country icon's children. Continue…
  14. Comment on First Protest Against Target Coming into Ocean Beach Set for Wed., August 30th by Debbie

    Obrag.org - San Diego 08.17 / 15:28 obrag.org
    Knowing where they all stand is important. If people are going to fight for local business then those local businesses need to fight also. When Starbucks rumors came to town, very few coffee shops spoke up. I thought that was strange and not very…
  15. Thursday’s Briefing: Trump Admin. Overturns Plastic Water Bottle Ban; Far-Right Anti-Google Protest Postponed

    Eastbayexpress.com - Oakland 08.17 / 15:24 eastbayexpress.com
    Stories you shouldn’t miss for Aug. 17, 2017: 1. The Trump administration has overturned an Obama-era rule that allowed national parks to ban the sale of plastic water bottles, reports Kurtis Alexander of the San Francisco…
  16. Troy residents protest police shooting, not-guilty plea in double murder, Albany mayoral debate tonight, another equine

    Alloveralbany.com - Albany 08.17 / 15:21 alloveralbany.com
    Troy police involved shooting Video has surfaced of the man shot by Troy police, bleeding on the ground as officers pushed him down and cuffed him, and witnesses say police had their guns drawn as they approached his vehicle, though he was only wanted for a parole violation. At a news conference on Wednesday, Troy Police Chief John Tedesco said authorities had been searching for Dahmeek McDonald for months after he violated parole by removing an ankle bracelet, and that he had "a…
  17. Protesters Storm Gov’t Building, Burn County Flag, Hoist ‘Antifa’ Flag

    Cnsnews.com - World 08.17 / 15:14 cnsnews.com
    Leftist "Antifa" protesters stormed a county government building in Minnesota, seized and burned the county flag - then replaced it with an Antifa flag - on…
  18. More protesters arrested for taking down Confederate statue in Durham

    Abc11.com-NC 08.17 / 15:10 abc11.com
    Supporters of the four people accused of vandalizing the Confederate statue in Durham Monday rallied Thursday morning, asking Sheriff Mike Andrews drop all charges. Some also "symbolically" turned themselves into…
  19. Hong Kong student leaders jailed over pro-democracy protest tied to Umbrella Movement

    LATimes-Asia 08.17 / 14:58 latimes.com
    Nearly three years ago, several Hong Kong youth with hopes of greater democracy led a downtown protest that ballooned into thousands and lasted for 79 days. Now, they’re going to jail. Three student leaders who helped catalyze the city’s pro-democracy movement were sentenced to prison on Thu…
  20. EUROPE REACTS: Growing anti-tourist protests see new BANS brought in at holiday hotspots

    Express-World 08.17 / 14:56 express.co.uk
    FURIOUS anti-tourism protests have forced European holiday hotspots to bring in bans in a desperate bid to curb “unchecked tourism” and appease outraged loc…