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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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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

Fast Food Workers Plot New Strike, Civil Disobedience

Business & Finance : Business from Newser (1 hour ago)

As fast food workers battle for a $15-an-hour wage, they're getting ready to strike this week—and get arrested if they have to. McDonald's, Burger King, and Wendy's employees are among those planning a protest on Thursday, the Chica... Read Post

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