Dec 9, 2011
The biggest anti-Kremlin demonstration in recent Russian history is planned for tomorrow. It follows smaller protests all this week, after Russian elections delivered a victory to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's ruling political party
Oct 19, 2011
An extended version of our interview with Columbia professor (and experienced protester) Todd Gitlin on the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Sep 30, 2011
This final note on the way out today, a word or two about the protests in Lower Manhattan that've become known as Occupy Wall Street. Maybe a cou...
Jun 3, 2011
That's the news as of a short time ago. The Syrian government says it has shut off all internet access across the country, including on 3G networks...
Feb 28, 2011
Tahrir Square, in the center of downtown Cairo, is now the heart of Egypt's revolution. And like Paris's Bastille and Beijing's Tiananmen, it's...
Feb 25, 2011
Violent protests continue today in Libya. After reports of mass killings of anti-government protesters, the United Nations top human rights office...
Feb 22, 2011
Oil giant Shell has moved all of its foreign workers out of Libya, following a similar move by BP late last week. With protests in Libya escalating...
Feb 17, 2011
The Senate banking committee today is questioning regulators of the Dodd-Frank law to gauge how much they've improved the financial system. The law...
Feb 14, 2011
President Obama has released his budget proposal for the 2012 federal spending plan. A growing national deficit has prompted the White House to...