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Ukraine's unrest: Violence continues despite truce

Feb 20, 2014
More dead and captured in clashes between protesters and police.
Posted In: ukraine, protest
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Faux fur: The only fur in West Hollywood

Sep 23, 2013
West Hollywood instituted a first-in-the-nation ban on fur sales. Are stores unhappy?
Posted In: fur sales, fur coat, business, animal rights, protest, West Hollywood
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Turkish protesters use software to shield identity

Jun 6, 2013
Turkey has now joined the list of countries where questions about government, religion, and yes, social media have made for large scale protests.
Posted In: turkey, social media, protest
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Walmart moves to bar Black Friday protests

Nov 20, 2012
Walmart files a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board to try and stop anti-Walmart protests from taking place on Black Friday.
Posted In: Walmart, National Labor Relations Board, protest, Black Friday
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Greeks take part in nationwide strike

Sep 26, 2012
Greece has been shut down today because of a huge nationwide strike. Fifty thousand people took to the streets of Athens and police fired tear gas after violence broke out near the parliament. The issue, of course, is austerity: The very unpopular budget cuts going on as part of the solution to the debt crisis.
Posted In: Greece, protest, austerity
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Concerned consumers call for "ethical iPhones" (though if that's not possible, just "iPhones" will probably do)

Feb 9, 2012
Consumer groups plan to deliver petitions to Apple Stores around the globe, calling for Apple to "overhaul the way its suppliers treat their workers."
Posted In: apples, iPhone, protest, Foxconn, petitions, working conditions
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In Western China, Tibetans stage protests

Jan 26, 2012
Protests in largely Tibetan areas of Western China turn violent as frustration over Chinese policies grows. Tibetans want more say.
Posted In: China, Tibet, protest
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Jimmy Wales considers a protest blackout of Wikipedia

Dec 13, 2011
All knowledge to be temporarily suspended?
Posted In: Wikipedia, SOPA, protest
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Dear Wall Street, this is why the people are angry

Oct 14, 2011
Josh Brown may be in the same group as the bankers and brokers that the Occupy movements are protesting against, but he's just as angry as the protestors are at his own industry.
Posted In: protest, Occupy Wall Street

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