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Spain: “Health Disobedience” in the Face of Massive Cuts

Independent groups of public health workers and participants have created a digital platform to protest against the recent health reform. The movement is named "I say yes to universal health" and its main proposal is civil disobedience and to object the new Law 16/2012 imposed by the government in the context of severe austerity measures and social protests.
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Protesting the Weather: Climate Change Activists Storm Capitol

News : CitizenSugar (6 years ago)

Activists braved the cold and snow yesterday to participate in Capitol Climate Action Day. The day of civil disobedience focused on getting the capitol's power plant to ditch coal for natural gas. Participants cut off access to the ... Read Post

Reverend Jesse Jackson Arrested During Protest

News : The Inquisitr - News (2 years ago)

  The Reverend Jesse Jackson was arrested on Wednesday as part of a group of former workers at Sensata Technologies, who were participating in a civil disobedience. A spokesman for Jackson’s Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, Michael Peery, st... Read Post

Puerto Rico: Arrests for Acts of Civil Disobedience

News / International Affairs : Global Voices (4 years ago)

Written by Firuzeh Shokooh Valle Dozens of students of the University of Puerto Rico and other activists have been arrested today while participating in acts of civil disobedience at the main campus in Río Piedras against the imposi... Read Post


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