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Zello: An app for protestors

Feb 24, 2014
Venezuelans turn to a more private messaging system than Twitter or Facebook
Posted In: Zello, protests

East and West economies clash in Ukrainian protests

Dec 9, 2013
Protests continue in Ukraine over the government's refusal to join the European Union. A look at why the economy is at the heart of it all.
Posted In: ukraine, protests, European Union, Russia, Yanukovych

'Thaksinomics' tries again in Thailand

Nov 28, 2013
What's been the impact of populism in Thailand?
Posted In: Thailand, populism, protests

Forget the Arab Spring: Call it the 'Human Spring'

Jul 22, 2013
The protests in Egypt and Turkey and Brazil have a lot more in common than you'd think, according to the BBC's Paul Mason.
Posted In: protests, Arab Spring

Protests flare in Brazil over dissatisfaction with government services

Jun 18, 2013
Up until last year, Brazil's economy was surging. But growth has slowed, just as the government is preparing to host soccer’s World Cup next year.
Posted In: brazil, protests, soccer

Chinese protesters oppose petrochemical plant in Kunming

May 16, 2013
In the latest series of 'not in my backyard' or NIMBY protests in China, hundreds took to the streets in Kunming to oppose a petrochemical plant.
Posted In: China's Environment, China, protests

Culinary Institute of America students turn up the heat, walk out because of falling standards

Apr 24, 2013
Students at Culinary Institute of America, one of the nation's top cooking schools, say their degrees are being devalued by slipping standards.
Posted In: Culinary institute of america, protests, cooking

Union workers stage protest in Michigan

Dec 11, 2012
The Michigan State Capitol is hosting thousands of protesters this morning. The house is taking up a so-called "right to work" bill.
Posted In: Michigan, right to work, protests

Why fast-food workers struggle to unionize

Nov 29, 2012
A walk-out by workers at several fast-food chains in New York marks latest effort to organize an industry with high worker turnover.
Posted In: McDonald's, strike, protests, union, fast food, labor

New Black Friday tradition: Workers picket Walmart

Nov 22, 2012
Walmart workers will walk picket lines outside stores on Black Friday to protest the retail chain's low wages. Walmart, with more than a million employees, helps set pay levels for the retail industry.
Posted In: Walmart, Black Friday, protests

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