The cyclist who flashed her middle finger at President Donald Trump’s motorcade says she’ll file paperwork to run for office in northern Virginia.
Protests articles on Democracy Chronicles
Political protests are a human right, political right and civil liberty to come together and collectively express, promote, pursue and defend common interest. Today, pro-democracy protests are under threat. Also take a look at our articles on the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Turkey, and the Tea Party.
On Sunday, reportedly over a thousand Russians were arrested for illegally protesting against government plans for pension age adjustment.
Identity has become a divisive political concept around the world. In recent years appeals to group identity have warrant the election of Donald Trump.
Peasant farmers and indigenous Maya blocked highway in Guatemala’s western highlands demanding President Morales not to force UN Guatemalan anti-graft body out.
Police in Thailand shut down forum organized by foreign journalists to discuss whether military officers in Myanmar should face justice for Rohingya purge.
White South African workers have gone to the streets to protest discrimination. This is a first in country’s history. The apartheid system abolished in 1994 largely favored the white minority.
The purpose of Ugandan democracy activist and parliamentarian Boby Wine’s meeting with Representative Sherman was to petition Trump to stop funding the repressive Ugandan Military.
The U.N. human rights office accuses police in the Democratic Republic of Congo of violently breaking up peaceful protests ahead of the election campaign.
President Trump will make a decision that will hit tens of thousands of refugees. Advocates lobbying members of Congress on Capitol Hill wants 75,000.
This podcast, part of the podcast series Bridging Our Divide, gave me a chance to talk about power, voting, identity politics and my experience in Philadelphia. Let me know what you think!