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Fast Food Protest: Labor Union Activists Could Escalate Situation

8 minutes agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

A fast food protest could escalate beyond civil disobedience soon. As labor union workers fight for the right of McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and other similar restaurant employees to become unionized and paid better, we could see riots. Fast...Show More Summary

Labour Party Slammed for By-Election Campaigning Before Funeral of Local Official

Labour activists in the UKIP target town of Thurrock have been criticised by Nigel Farage’s party for beginning a political campaign before the funeral of Andy Smith, a local councillor whose death triggered the by-election. Smith, who died at 64 in early August, was the Labour leader of the council between 2000 and 2004. Show More Summary

Rosa Parks Artifacts Sold to Warren Buffett's Son 

Legendary civil rights activist, Rosa Parks, artifacts have been auctioned off for a reported $4.5 million according to a lawyer involved in the sale, the Associated Press reports.

A New Peer Youth Chorus Transforming the World

Youth of all identities are fighting deadly oppression as an activist chorus transforming the world. The post A New Peer Youth Chorus Transforming the World appeared first on The Good Men Project.

A British Labor Activist’s Trial in Thailand Puts Free Speech in the Spotlight

For making allegations of brutal conditions in the Thai pineapple industry, Andy Hall faces prison and a fine of up to $10 million

Hong Kong Occupy Central Activists ‘Close to Failing,’ Organizer Says

Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement is running out of steam after Beijing's decision last weekend that effectively allows China to determine who can govern Hong Kong, said one of the group's co-founders.

Hong Kong police arrest 19 in pro-democracy scuffles

Hong Kong police said on Tuesday they arrested 19 people during scuffles with pro-democracy activists prompted by China's decision not to allow the Asian financial hub to choose its next leader. The 19, aged between 20 and 45, were arrested...Show More Summary

Syrian army, rebels clash in the Golan Heights

Syrian rebels clashed with government troops on Monday in the Golan Heights, where al-Qaeda-linked insurgents abducted U.N. peacekeepers last week, activists said. The fighting was focused around the town of Hamidiyeh in Quneitra province near the disputed frontier with Israel, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Show More Summary

Hong Kong police arrest 19 in pro-democracy scuffles

8 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Hong Kong police said on Tuesday they arrested 19 people during scuffles with pro-democracy activists prompted by China's decision not to allow the Asian financial hub to choose its next leader. The 19, aged between 20 and 45, were arrested...Show More Summary

Picture China: Hong Kong Protest, Embroidery, Flooded Road

The day’s China news in pictures: Pro-democracy activists clash with police during a protest over Beijing’s decision on Hong Kong elections, students practice their embroidery skills, people walk through a flooded road in Chongqing and more.

New Spider Species in Borneo Named After Missing Activist

A new spider species in Borneo discovered by Swiss scientists was named after Bruno Manser, an environmentalist who went missing in the state of Sarawak in Malaysia in 2000. Bruno Manser has been campaigning for the protection of the nomadic Penan people and against the destruction of Sarawak rainforest when...

Now Online: the Stay-at-Home Abortion

Millions of women worldwide lack access to abortion clinics, so some activists are considering a new approach: the stay-at-home abortion. Leading the charge is Dutch physician Rebecca Gomperts, whose website Women on the Web receives about 2,000 requests monthly for drugs that will induce miscarriages, the New York Times...

Raju The Elephant Who Wept When Freed After 50 Years Of Captivity, May Be In Shackles Again

The world wept with happy tears in their eyes when they saw Raju, an elderly elephant crying. Raju was seen crying when activists freed him. The elephant was in captivity for more than 50 years. Raju captured the hearts of people from...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz Tells Koch Conference: Stopping Amnesty Most Important Issue

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) said in a speech to conservative activists at the Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Defending the American Dream Summit in Dallas, Texas, this weekend that stopping amnesty is the most important issue of the 2014 midterm election season. Show More Summary

Activist: The Real Problem With Abortion Clinics is the Lack of Herbal Tea After Abortions

(LiveActionNews) — Shortly before the news broke that a judge had struck down a key part of the new Texas abortion law, RH Reality Check writer Andrea Grimes — the genius behind the “Taco and Beer Abortion Challenge” that was an utter flop — wrote about how horrible sterile abortion clinics are. According to Grimes, […]

Jamaican Activist Fears Reprisals, Ends Legal Challenge To Anti-Sodomy Law - VIDEO

23 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A gay rights activist has withdrawn a legal challenge to Jamaica’s anti-sodomy laws after growing fears of violent backlashes

Dr. J: Exercise Lifestyle Activist and Opportunistic Arborist

Dr. J passed on a trip to the gym so that he could clean up after a storm that brought down a large limb from an oak tree. And he got a better workout than he ever could have at the gym. Dr. J: Exercise Lifestyle Activist and Opportunistic Arborist is a post from:

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