Posts Tagged ‘Protest’

The Future of the Affordable Care Act

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on a new healthcare bill that could leave millions without insurance



Trump Comes to Power: Protesters Chant “Not My President”

On November 8, 2016, the United States elected Donald Trump as its next president. Beginning the day after the election, protests against Trump’s victory sprung up across the country.



In the Street for Abortion Rights

On “Black Monday,” October 3, 2016, tens of thousands of women in Poland wore black and participated in a protest against a strict abortion ban.



Guatemalans Push President to Resign

Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina resigned and was arrested after thousands of Guatemalans took to the streets to protest peacefully for his impeachment.



Occupy Summer School

This summer, at the Urban Assembly Institute of Math and Science for Young Women (UAI) in Brooklyn, teen girls full of ideas and action participated in Occupy Summer School, a three-week course on how to stage an effective protest.



The Power of Student Protest

When students and young people have organized and demanded change, the outcomes have been tremendous. The voices of youth have had a special role in creating positive changes in revolutionary movements from the 20th century through today.



Interview with Student Spokesperson for Caravana43, Ricardo Lezama

IndyKids reporter Soledad Aguilar-Colón interviews a student spokesperson for Caravana 43, an international group of protestors seeking justice for the 43 Ayotzinapa students who went missing in Mexico on September 26, 2014.



Art Against Police Brutality

Have you ever experienced injustice? Fedalis Grullon shares her story about creating art and organizing a protest to stand up against police brutality.



Taking Action for Climate Justice

Scientists agree that the use of fossil fuels contributes to global warming which is changing planet’s climate. Activists are using a variety of methods to bring awareness to these changes and demand that governments act.



The CIA’s Drone War in the Middle East and Africa

The CIA’s use of military drones is a topic of great controversy. Military drones are aerial bombers that are unmanned, which means they are controlled by computers or by operators on the ground.