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Occupy Wall Street: Overview, Scope & background

November 24, 2013

Now a global movement, the OWS is an ongoing demonstration protesting against the difference in wealth between the top 1% of earners and the other citizens of the United States, as well as social and economic inequality, corporate influence in politics, and corporate greed. Source

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Tibet on Fire

January 24, 2013

Tensions are high across the Tibetan plateau, an area that spans a quarter of China. At least 21 monks and nuns have set themselves on fire in protest of China’s rule over the last year. GlobalPost takes you to ethnically Tibetan parts of China, where the mood may be quiet but each self-immolation reverberates. Source

Unrest in Arab Countries

Unrest in Arab Countries

November 20, 2012

A number of countries in the Middle East and North Africa have been engulfed in protests against poverty, corruption and authoritarian regimes. Source

Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street

November 5, 2012

Who are the occupiers and what are they thinking? How are they funded?

The Day the Internet Stood Still

The Day the Internet Stood Still

August 30, 2012

The largest protest in history. Source

The State of American Discontent

The State of American Discontent

July 30, 2012

American discontent with government is at a more than 10-year high, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted last month. Twenty-six percent of Americans say they’re angry at the federal government, up from 14 percent in March and 12 percent in 1997. What’s eating at them? Gas and food prices, the budget deficit and […]

Occupy Wall Street Venn

Occupy Wall Street Venn

July 10, 2012

Occupy Wall Street activist movement explained in venn diagram. Source

Should I Attend a Protest?

Should I Attend a Protest?

June 24, 2012

Should I attend an Occupy Wall Street protest? Source